New Delhi: News18 India, India’s channel of impact, has once again been recognised for outstanding journalism at the recently concluded Madhav Jyoti Alankar Awards. Prateek Trivedi, Senior Editor, News18 India, has been awarded Best Male Anchor for the channel’s popular show Bhaiyaji Kahin.
Known for his prowess in live reporting and live anchoring, Prateek has carved a niche for himself in a career spanning over 20 years. From searching for Ravana’s mummy in Sri Lankan jungles to conducting roadside Chaupalson the streets of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh during assembly elections, Prateek is popular for his ability to engage with viewers.
Bhaiyaji Kahin, the show for which Prateek has won the award, is a travelogue-cum-chaupal format wherein Prateek encourages an open dialogue,provides people with a platform to voice their points-of -view and gives them an opportunity to directly interact with political leaders. During the recent assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, Prateek travelled the length and breadth of the states highlighting key issues and the mood of the voters. The show introduced as a special feature during the 5 states assembly elections, has now become a part of the channel’s regular programming owing to its immense popularity and success.
Commenting on Prateek’s achievement, Prabal Pratap Singh, Consulting Editor, News18 India said, “I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Prateek. He is relentless in his efforts to bring the issues faced by the common man to the forefront. A true embodiment of the channel’s philosophy of ‘DankeKiChot Par’, Prateek invigorates the whole team with his infectious and abundant energy.”
Madhav Jyoti Alankar Ceremony is held in remembrance of late Central Minister and scion of Gwalior royal family, Madhav Rao Scindia. Held in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh, the ceremony was presided over by former central minister and MP Jyotiraditya MadhavraoScindia.