Palki Sharma Upadhyay Quits WION; Netizens Speculate A Switchover To ‘NDTV’

Palki Sharma Upadhyay, Managing Editor of WION quit the media outlet on Saturday. After her exit, rumors are coming in that the star journalist may join Gautam Adani’s NDTV.

Palki Quits WION

English news broadcaster Wion on Friday said its managing editor, Palki Sharma Upadhyay, has quit. The 40-year-old announced her resignation in a meeting with the Wion team held on Friday at 2 p.m.


Sharing the news, journalist and TV anchor Vir Sanghvi wrote on Twitter: “A great loss to Wion & a huge coup for whichever channel lands her.”

Upadhyay was associated with the news broadcaster for over five years. She joined as an executive editor and was promoted to be the managing editor of the channel in May 2022. She was hosting the prime-time news show Gravitas.

The news about Palki Sharma Upadhyay quitting WION has surprised many in the media. Netiznes are wondering which media house would be the next apt platform for her to join.


A switchover to ‘NDTV’?

Since her mega-successful stint at WION, Palki has earned such a prestigious place among English news anchors, that it is natural for people to speculate about her next move.

It’s all happening amid a major shake-up in the Indian media industry when industrialist Gautam Adani’s ongoing “hostile” takeover of ‘NDTV’ is dominating news headlines across the country. The journalist’s followers are also speculating a switchover to ‘NDTV’ amid the shake over at the network. Here’s what the netizens are saying: