Punya Prasun Bajpai, who is appreciated for his work during the terrorist attack on the Parliament, for anchoring for 5 hours continuously is a person who anchors at prime time on Aaj Tak and is the host of weekday show 10 Tak. He is also the Executive editor of Aaj Tak. He feels that scenario in the media field is not conducive enough to work independently, and there is interference from power centers, which can be handled only if the journalists stay away from Politicians, which he mentioned in his interview to Madhu Tehran. He also mentioned about the Government’s attempt to limit coverage on Team Anna. He is one of the most experienced journalist’s in the print and electronic media. He has been in this field for more than 20 years.
Punya Prasun has worked for many News agencies, including, Jansatta, Sunday observer, Sunday Mail, Lokmat and NDTV. He started his career in Aaj Tak as far as Electronic media is concerned in 1996 and worked there till 2003. He then moved to NDTV for about 14 months, after which he worked as Editor- in- chief in Sahara Samay and then returned to Aaj Tak. He worked as Prime- time anchor and editor in Zee News for 4 years. He has published about six books in Hindi they are, Rajneeti Meri Jaan, Disaster media and politics, Sansad: Loktantra ya nazron ka dhokha, Aadivasiyon par Tada and his articles are published in a number of daily, weekly and literary Publications. He is very active on the Twitter as well.Several articles written by him, have been published on his blog
Punya Prasun did his schooling in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Barwaha and graduated from Nagpur University, Nagpur, India.
There is no information about his marriage, or marital status.
His Net worth is not known
He regularly hosts a show called 10 Tak on weekdays on Aaj Tak Television channel.
He received the Goenka award for Hindi print and electronic media for 2 consecutive years (2005-06 and 2006-07). He is the only journalist with such a distinction.
- Name: Punya Prasun Bajpai
- Date of Birth: NA
- Place of Birth:Patna, India
- Lives in: New Delhi
- Religion: Hindu
- Marital status:NA
- Zodiac Sign:NA
- Eye color: NA
- Profession: Journalist, Anchor, Executive Editor