PD Tandon Awards-2024

Devanshu Mani Tiwari (Dainik Bhaskar)

“It was fantastic moment getting felicitated by the prestigious PD Tandon Foundation Trust. This award is not just for me, but for all the hours I have spent in reporting and writing my reports. it will surely give some wealth to my trophy cabinet.”


Abhishek Mishra (India Today Group)

“Receiving the prestigious PD Tandon Award for Excellence in Electronic Media 2024 is an honour and matter of immense pride. It is an opportunity of further learning, growth and self motivation for more significant contribution in the field of media and aspire to move ahead with my best of abilities. This recognition comes with a gratitude for every mentor, companion and guide who have supported in different ways in shaping my craft and to the PD Tandon Foundation for recognising my journey in the news industry in best possible way.”


Anupam Srivastava (Hindustan Times)


Gaurav Saigal (Hindustan Times)


PD Tandon Awards for Student Journalists 2024

  • First Prize-Khushi Gulati-(Amity School of Communications)
  • Second Prize-Abhinav Varma-(Amity School of Communications)
  • Third Prize-Mohini Singh Gautam-(Modern Girls’ College)

PD Tandon Awards for Hindi Story Writing (कहानी प्रतियोगिता) 2024

  • First Prize Alka Pandey
  • Second Prize Sandhya Sinha
  • Third Prize Pallavi Vinod

PD Tandon Awards for Outstanding Journalism-2021

Oliver Fredrick(Hindustan Times)

“It was truly a wonderful experience, getting felicitated by the prestigious PD Tandon Foundation Trust. It actually feels great when such a prestigious body admires your selfless work and felicitate you. I believe that such appreciation plays an important role, especially in the life of a journalist, as it’s the only thing which keeps a journalist motivated”


Vishal Singh Raghuvanshi(Zee TV)

With over 15 years in broadcast media, Vishal is a seasoned Special Correspondent currently based at Zee Media in Lucknow. His diverse experience spans several regional and national news channels, including UNI TV, News Express, India TV, and India Voice. Excelling in in-depth news gathering and reporting across various topics, with a strong understanding of the Indian news landscape and regional dynamics, he possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, thrives in both independent and collaborative environments, and maintains a strong work ethic with unwavering commitment to deadlines.


PD Tandon Awards for Outstanding Journalism-2022

Shilpi Sen(TV Today Group) for Electronic media

If your efforts get appreciated and subject experts consider it worthy after their keen scrutiny, it gives wings to your enthusiasm. Receiving ‘PD Tandon Award for Outstanding Journalism’ has increased the same enthusiasm within me. Passion to do my work with more honesty, maturity and make it more people centric is stronger now. I sincerely thank to the Award committee, shri R. K Tandon ji, smt. Chitra Malik ji and Jury members to make me more responsible Journalist. I want to thank PD Tandon Foundation Trust and express my gratitude for recognising my work.


Saurabh Sharma(Freelance Writer) for Digital media

Saurabh Sharma is an international awards winning journalist from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Over the past eight years as a self taught independent journalist who has done several investigations ranging from financial frauds, human rights violations and toxic cough syrups.

In 2021 he won the prestigious PD Tandon foundation Award for his story titled Crossfire which was based on the struggles of female dancers in India with an intersection of caste, patriarchy, crime and gender.


Ramanshi Mishra (Dainik Jagran) for Print media

Post Graduate in Journalism from Lucknow University. Experience of radio broadcasting with All India Radio. Learned the intricacies of television with local TV channel Lucknow Today. Extensive reporting in association with new platforms like ETV Bharat for nearly three years. Role of science communicator for about a year on the platform of Vigyan Prasar, an institute of Government of India. In-depth reporting on many important beats including health and education in Lucknow for Dainik Jagran, the country’s largest Hindi daily. Earlier experience of print media work also with Navbharat Times. Active participation in many media related workshops and other events
Samprati, an association with German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW)


Yusra Husain (The Times of India) for Print media

“I feel honoured to have received the award from PD Tandon Foundation, recognising my work and stories on the Indian Independence Struggle of 1857. It is a great feeling for any journalist to be known for their work, which is done with utmost research and hard work. I am extremely grateful to the Foundation and its members for bestowing me with this respect.”


PD Tandon Awards for Student Journalists-2022

  • Drishti Vanaik (Amity School of Communications)
  • Malay Pandey (BBD University)

Consolation Prize

  • Vaishali Gautam(Amity School of Communications)
  • Nabeela Urooj (BBD University)

PD Tandon was a freedom fighter, eminent author and journalist, whose name appears on fifty two books in Hindi and English, of which some were translated into Urdu and Tamil also. During the Quit India Movement of 1942.

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