Shashi Shekhar has quit Hindi daily Amar Ujala and has joined HT Media group Hindi daily Hindustan . He has 29 years journalistic experience .
Shekhar had joined Amar Ujala in 2002 as Group Editor . During his seven-year stint at Amar Ujala , he launched six new editions and the daily became the third largest read Hindi daily in India.
Shashi Shekhar started his career as a print media journalist in 1980, and within four years became the Resident Editor of the Allahabad edition of Hindi daily Aaj the age of 24. Shekhar forayed into TV journalism in 2000 as an Executive Producer in-charge of input for Aaj Tak.He has written and done TV programmes extensively on subjects ranging from sports to politics, international affair to economy.