Sumit Awasthi (Journalist) Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Sumit Awasthi


Real NameSumit Awasthi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
Age (as in 2017)Not Known
Birth PlaceNot Known
HometownBhopal, Madhya Pradesh
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityRajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Educational QualificationB.E. (Electronics and Communication)
FamilyFather- Name Not Known (Former Journalist)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Sumit Awasthi With His Family
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

News Presenter Sumit Awasthi


Some Lesser Known Facts About Sumit Awasthi

  • Does Sumit Awasthi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Sumit Awasthi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Journalism runs in his blood, as his father was a journalist and served his skills with the ‘Akashvani,’ and was also linked with the ‘Bhartiya Suchna Sewa.’
  • When he attended junior school, his father made him write the news which was telecast on Akashvani on the radio at that time.
  • Awasthi wanted to secure his career in the Indian Army, for which he attempted twice, but failed. To be in the field of journalism was the result of his failure, as, according to him, he could do no other thing.
  • After graduating with a Bachelors of Engineering degree in the field of Electronics and Communication in 2007, Awasthi started working as an Engineer with the ZEE News the same year. He worked with the company for about five years before stepping down in October 2012.
  • Awasthi started working as a Senior Broadcast Engineer with News Nation in October 2012. He was responsible for the Operation & Maintainance of Broadcasting Equipment.
  • In 2012, he was bestowed with the NT Award for best anchor and Madhavji Jyoti Puraskar for the best journalist.
  • Awasthi joined IBN7 as an Assistant Broadcast Manager in August 2015. This is Awasthi’s second stint with the channel.
  • He has extensively worked on Cricket and International Politics apart from his major forte, the national political assignments.
  • Awasthi anchored a show named ‘Shabaash India,’ which was meant to showcase the positive incidents happening in the society.
  • BJP’s veteran leader Murli Manohar Joshi once demanded that the questions be asked the way he wanted them to in the interview that was being conducted by Awasthi. Joshi also took the camera and deleted the clip.