New Delhi :Veteran television journalist Punya Prasun Bajpai has joined national Hindi news channel Aaj Tak. Mr Bajpai who appeared on the channel on Saturday also put a full stop on the rumours that he is joining India News.
Punya Prasun Bajpai had recently quit Zee News . There were rumours that he is joining India News, a Hindi news channel promoted by the publishers of Aaj Samaj Hindi daily.
Sources said Bajpai was reluctant to join the channel headed by Deepak Chaurasia who had joined the channel as Editor in Chief earlier this month.
Punya Prasun Bajpai had joined Zee News in 2008 as prime time Anchor and Editor. Punya has more than 20 years experience in both print and electronic journalism. He previously worked with Aaj Tak, NDTV India and Sahara Samay news channels.
He is recipient of the prestigious Indian Express Goenka award for excellence in journalism (for the year 2005) .