Mind Lost, Heart Won

It was an honour to receive the 33rd  Dr S Radhakrishnan memorial National Media Network Award from the hands of Sh. Ram Niwas Goel, Hon'ble Speaker, Delhi Legislative Assembly.

Feeling as if I am back to square one. I mean back in the company of my journalist friends. My mind was in media management for so many years............yet my heart was always there in journalism (and with journalists), .....writing (and with writers)......blogging (and with bloggers). The tug of war between the heart and the mind continued for a long time.

One of the reasons I enrolled for a PhD in media marketing was to stay in touch with my journalist friends. Even my first book shared the 
story of TV news in India.

And then one fine day the Universe listened to the "deep longings" of my heart and made me a blogger. Of late I have evolved into more of a storyteller.

The heart finally emerged as the winner in the tug of war and the mind accepted its defeat gracefully. Three cheers to the Magic of the Universe.

From right to left- Dr Amit Nagpal, Respected Sh Ram Niwas Goel ji (Hon'ble Speaker of Delhi Vidhan Sabha), Sh Rajendra Pal Gautam ji (Hon'ble Minister of Social Welfare, Art, Culture and Language, Govt of NCT of Delhiand Dayanand Vats (Organizer and National General Secretary, AIFJWA), at Hansraj College Auditorium, Delhi University

Thank you All India Freelance Journalists and Writers Association for bestowing me with the honor of 33rd National Media Network Award. Other awardees included  M
s Jyotsna Bedi (Producer and anchor, Zee Hindustan),  Naina Yadav (Anchor, Zee Hindustan), Ms Meghna Sen (Reporter Editor, Business Standard), Sh Deepak Dobhal (Anchor, Rajya Sabha TV), Sh Manish Azad RadioWala (Radio Jockey, FM Rainbow), Sh Gaurav Agrawal (Sr Producer & Anchor, CNBC Awaaz),  Sh Chandan Kumar (Sr Editor, msn.com), Sh Umesh Singh (Reporter, PTI Bhasha), and Sh Surender Kumar (Sr Producer, Lok Sabha TV)

Brief Profile
Dr Amit Nagpal, PhD is a Business Storyteller, Speaker and Digital Storytelling Coach. He is one of the pioneers of digital storytelling in India. 

After working for more than two decades in academics and corporates (including publishing, television and digital marketing), he realised teaching is his meditation and storytelling is his Nirvana.


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