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Palki Sharma Upadhyay Salary

Palki Sharma Upadhyay is an Indian news anchor. She has served news on channels like CNN-News 18, Hindustan Times, and Doordarshan. She started her career as a news anchor in Doordarshan.

At present, she has been working as the chief editor of WION. She also hosts prime-time news on GRAVITAS PLUS.

Palki S Upadhyay Biography

Palki was born on 29 May 1982 in Pilani, Rajasthan, India. She belongs to a Hindu family. Her present hometown is Delhi. There is no information available about her parents. she belongs to a well-educated and affluent family. Therefore,  she got a great scope to pursue quality education.

She completed her schooling at Loreto Convent, Tara Hall, Shimla. Then she took admission to ICG Institute for Educational Research and Development Alliance Francaise Delhi.


Palki started her career anchoring India’s largest broadcasting Television Network Doordarshan. There she used to host regional and national news.

She also had other jobs at Doordarshan to do. She had to shortlist current news and, therefore, format it. She also wrote stories for this news channel.

Next, in 2004 she joined a new channel named Hindustan Times. There she worked as a staff writer. She got civic or social content. For one year she worked there reviewing films, copy-editing, etc.

Then in 2005, she joined India’s largest English channel CNN-News 18. She was then the senior anchor and editor of that channel.

She served the news channel for more than 10 years. She used to cover topics of various celebrated personalities, social activists, artists, authors, sports stars, film stars, and young achievers.  She also worked as a writer there.

She was given the Best News Reader Award in the year 2007. In 2016, she appeared as a successful news anchor on the ITV network.

She loves to spend her leisure doing artistic works like painting on pots.

Palki Sharma Upadhyay salary 2023

Palki receives a massive salary of Rs. 20 lakh INR per month (approx) as WION news anchor.

After leaving Wion Palki joined Network 18 Group as the Managing Editor. Here she is receiving a tantamount salary compared to her salary as a Wion News anchor. Thus, her salary in 2023 has remained unchanged.

Palki S Upadhyay Wiki

Nick Name Palki
Date of Birth 29 May 1982
Age 41 Years (As of 2022)
Profession Indian News Anchor
Birth Place Pilani, Rajasthan, India
Resident Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Marital Status Married
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 61 kgs
Figure Measurements 34-28-34
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Skin Colour Fair
Favourite Colour White
Favourite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favourite Actor Ashutosh Rana
Favourite Actress Akshita Mudgal
Favourite Food  Veg
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