TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash wished that Journalist Diary should inspire Telugu people to respond on pressing problems. Satish Babu has been in journalism for 34 years in which he has been associated with TV journalism. The Andhra Pradesh Broadcast Journalist Association has presented Sir C Y Chintamani Award to Satish Babu. Senior journalist I Venkat Rao said Satish Babu was one of the pioneers in laying the principles for language usage in TV journalism. Another senior journalist K Ramachandra Murthy said that Journalist Diary has been questioning faults of governments on behalf of the people.