Get To Know More About Renowned Indian Journalist Palki S Upadhyay

Ankita Gurung
Ankita Gurung

Palki Sharma Upadhyay is an Indian Journalist, news anchor, and designer. Currently, she is the executive editor of WION and hosts the prime-time news program GRAVITAS. She had earlier worked with CNN-IBN for 11 years. Palki also started a designer Saree brand called Reyva. Her Zodiac Sign is Gemini.


This Talented Indian Journalist was born on May 29 1982 in Pilani, Rajasthan, India. Palki Sharma Upadhyaya has a Master’s Degree in Communication and Journalism. She is also a Certified C1 French Learner from Alliance Francaise de, Delhi. In 2008, she married Sanket Upadhyay, who is also a journalist. Her interest to become a journalist was from a very young age. The net worth of this 39-year-old journalist is 10 -15 Lakhs.


  • Father –  Not Known
  • Mother – Not Known
  • Siblings – Not Known
  • Husband Sanket Upadhyay
  • Daughter – Not Known

Physical Appearance

  • Height –5’4″ in feet and inches
  • Weight -54 Kg
  • Hair Color – Black
  • Eye Color -Black

Educational Qualification

  • School  – Loreto Convent, Tara Hall Shimla
  • College – ICG Institute for Educational Research &Development   Alliance Franchise de, Delhi
  • Educational Qualification – Masters Degree in Communication and Journalism


She began her career in the year 2000. Her first appearance on TV was when she appeared on Doordarshan, one of the biggest broadcasting TV networks. She was the newsreader and anchor. Palki was also assigned the task of shortlisting, scripting, formatting, and current affairs for Doordarshan.

In the year 2004, she joined Hindustan Times as a writer and wrote short stories on civil and social issues. Later she joined India’s largest English news channel CNN news 18 as an anchor and senior editor in 2005. Palki was awarded the Best News Reader award in the year 2007. She worked with CNN -IBN for 11 years. And later in 2016, she moved to the ITV network. At present, she is the executive editor of the WION TV channel.

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Favorite Things

  • Favorite Books – Indian Summer, Angel’s Ashes, The Bluest Eye, Love in a Blue Time
  • Color – Black
  • Writer -Toni Morrison, Hanif Kureshi
  • Attire- Saree
  • Hobbies – Cooking, Reading, and Designing

Lesser-known facts

  • She anchored for various news channels, chat shows, interviewed famous personalities for over 10 years.
  • This talented journalist joined Hindustan Times in the year 2004 and joined CNN in 2005
  • She groomed herself over the year and at present is a famous Journalist.
  • Palki was awarded best newsreader in the year 2007.
  • Born in a very renowned family where her father is a cricketer and her mother is a beauty expert.
  • This talented journalist began her career in 2002 by being the newsreader in the Doordarshan channel.
  • Palki is a multi-talented personality who loves to paint and do other artistic work in her free time.
  • She loves saree and designs so much that she even open her clothing brand by the name Reeya.
  •  Palki doesn’t like to smoke or drink

Contact Details

If you are a big fan of Palki and want to stay updated about her latest happening then you can follow her on, various social media sites. Like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and get to know about her latest happening

  • Instagram –@PalkiSharmaUpadhyay
  • Facebook  – Palki S Upadhyay
  • Twitter – Palki Sharma

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