Top 10 Most Commendable Journalists of India

Journalism can be defined as the work of investigating reporting of various events or issues ranging from government updates to latest entertainment news. Journalism is one such field which give us the preview of whole nation through television and other medias also. Journalism is mostly related to the television news and since then some of the most commendable and famous journalists has given a new look to this field from monotonous news reading to some interesting facts and views through inclusion of various other means.

10. Prannoy L Roy

Prannoy Roy is one of the 60 year old prominent journalist who is the founder, Executive and co-chairperson of one of the most famous Indian English news channel NDTV( New Delhi Television) since 1988. He has been known as one of the most capable and famous TV- Anchor and also achieved landmark for taking interviews of some of the famous film personalities and politicians. Since 1984, he has been given the responsibility for conducting election analysis as he has been known for making most complicated facts into simple analysis. Being a founder he achieved various awards such as Entrepreneur of the year award, B.D Goenka award and many more.

9.Shereen Bhan

Shereen Bhan is one of the news journalist and anchor on the other hand Delhi Bureau Chief and Executive Editor of CNBC- TV 18. She started her career as news resercher with Karan Thapar. Shereen with her beauty and unique style of anchoring made her popular in this field. She has worked with UTV as an Associate Producer and currently working with CNBC-TV 18. She has also produced some of the famous shows such as ”We The People” and ”Line of Fire”. She has been felicitated as ”FICCI Woman of the year 2005″

8.  Bharkha Dutt

Bharkha Dutt is one of the leading journalist who got prominence in this field through her courageous act of reporting Kargil war. She started her career with one of the most reputed English news channel NDTV and now she is working as group editor in NDTV on the other hand as a columnist ”The Third Eye” in Hindustan Times. Her unique quality of covering and reporting of 2004 Tsunami led her to achieve one  of the most prestigious award of Padmashree in 2008. Being a strong reporter she has been engaged in various controversies but due to her determination and strong will her professional life never get affected.

6.  Shekhar Gupta

Shekhar Gupta is one of the most leading journalist which later led him to become Editor-in-chief of leading newspaper The Indian Express. His 33 year record in Indian journalism credit him with some of the most important news break of the indian journalism. He joined Indian Express as a reporter and since then make this foundation fearless, fair and independent.He has covered some of the most courageous news stories such as north-east insurgency and US terrorist attack and many more. He has weekly column ”National Interest” which is the subject of his forthcoming book which covers various issues.

5. Subhash K Desai

Subhash Keshavrao Desai is the personality which is in Print Media since 40years. He is being accredited as the senior journalist by the government of Maharashtra. He become editor of Pranav magazine at the age of 19 and currently working as the editor of print magazine ”Sinhvani” on weekly and daily basis. He is the author of many books and written more than 7000 books on different subjects published in marathi print media. He has been accredited with Maharashtra Journalist Association award.

4. Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is one of the most famous and young Print journalist and the Member of Parliament from Thrivanthapuram, Kerala. He is one of the most young journalist who has been writing at the age of 6 and got his story published in Bharat Jyoti The Sunday Edition of The Press Journal. He has written various books and also been regarded as one of the famous columnist of English newspapers, The Hindu,  Times of India and weekly column ‘’Shashi on Sunday”.

3. Sagarika ghose

Sagarika Ghose is one of the most noted journalist who has been working in this field since two decades. She has been working since 1991 with some of the most prestigious publications The Outlook Magazine as well as news channels such as Times of India and The Indian Express. Currently she is working as Deputy Editor and Prime time anchor on famous news network CNN-IBN. Being a part of doing extensive reporting on elections and features stories, she started her show ‘’Face the Nation’’ from which she got award for best presented news show.

2. Ashutosh Kumar Chaudhary

One of the leading journalist of Hindi news channel IBN-7 and managing editor also which started his career from his early age. He got his popularity when he got opportunity in Saptahik Hindustan to write column for Ayodhya issue.Thus this small step led him to towering heights by just penning down thoughts on paper. With these daring coverings he become famous and senior editor as well as managing editor also and achieve various national and international awards.

1. Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai is one of the most famous and renowned journalist who entered Television Journalism in the year 1994 as political editor of New Delhi Television. He got popularity during the reporting of Gujarat riots and become one of the smartest news presenter and editor. By gaining popularity in this field he started to produce his own news channels Global Broadcast News and later on Indian Edition channel CNBC which include CNBC Awaaz, CNBC- TV 18. Currently he is Editor in chief of CNBC network.

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