Sumit Awasthi

Deputy Managing Editor (News18India)


Sumit Awasthi is a prime time news anchor and one of Hindi journalism's best known names and a credible face of television. One of the most respected journalists. He has worked with some of the leading news brands in the country anchoring some of the most watched shows in the Hindi News genre. His major forte has been in the realm of political reportage, but he has also extensively covered cricket and international affairs.<br />


Sumit Awasthi is a veteran journalist and he has been around for several years now. He started his career with Zee Media. He was also the deputy editor of the political news and was also a primetime anchor on the show called ‘Dastak’. He is one of the most renowned faces in the News World.


Recipient of NT Awards 2012 for Best Anchor and Madhavji Jyoti Puraskar for Best Journalist

Work Experience

Present Deputy Managing Editor (News18India)

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