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, Hon'ble Speaker of Delhi Vidhan Sabha Respected Sh Ram Niwas Goel ji , Hon'ble Minister of Social welfare, Art, Culture and Language, Govt of NCT of Delhi Sh Rajendra Pal Gautam ji and Organizer & National General Secretary Dayanand Vats, 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 
Producer and anchor of Zee Hindustan Ms Jyotsna Bedi and Naina Yadav, Reporter Editor of Business Standard Ms Meghna Sen, Rajya Sabha TV Anchor Sh Deepak Dobhal, Radio Jockey of FM Rainbow Sh Manish Azad RadioWala, CNBC AWAJ Sr Producer, Anchor Sh Gaurav Agrawal, www.msn.com ke Assistant Editor Sh Chandan Kumar, University Special Correspondent Sh Ajay Kumar Vishwkarma, PTI Bhasha Se Reporter Sh Umesh Singh, Principal Reporter of Rashtriya Sahara Sh Sanjay Tuteja, Sr Producer, of Lok Sabha TV, Samvidhan Quiz Sh Surender Kumar, Associate Sr Producer of News Nation Sh Anil Yadav, and Chief Editor, Vijay News Leading National Hindi Dainik Sh Vijay Kumar Diwakar.
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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