News-Kolhapur (Rajkumar Munde) Nikhil Wagh was honored with the Maha Gaurav 2024 Award by the Digital Media Editor Journalist Association Maharashtra, Mumbai on Monday, January 29, at Kaneri Math, Kolhapur, by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. This special award was given for his contribution in public relations and journalism. On this occasion, famous actor Girish Kulkarni and senior editor Raja Mane were present on the stage. Mr. Nikhil Wagh joined Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) in 2011 as PRO-Public Relations Officer. Prior to this, he had 07 years of experience working in various positions in reputed national media houses. Thus, he has vast experience of 19 years and is currently with Goa Shipyard Limited, a Government Public Sector Company. Nikhil Wagh recently received the prestigious ‘Promising PR Person of the Year’ Chanakya Award 2023 from the Public Relations Council of India.
Mister. Dr. Nikhil Wagh. Completed Master of Arts in Mass Communication and Journalism from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Maharashtra; Dr. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Journalism from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Maharashtra and Bachelor of Commerce from Shivaji University, Kolhapur Maharashtra. Mr. Wagh started his journalism career as a city reporter with Dainik Lokmat Maharashtra in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar from 2004-2007. After experience in print media, he worked at ABP Maza Mumbai (formerly known as Star Maza) as Associate Producer in the editorial department in electronic media from 2007-2011.
Next, babysitter. After gaining extensive experience working with reputed companies in mainstream print and electronic media like Lokmat and ABP Majha, he joined GSL-Goa Shipyard Limited in 2011. Goa Shipyard Limited is a subsidiary of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. In a career spanning 12 years at GSL, he has played a key role in the PR department and has contributed significantly in building the image and reputation of the organization, building and maintaining relationships with various communication strategies.