News has become a way to stay updated in the modern world. We all spend our time watching news channels so that we are informed about everything that is happening in the country. But this article is not about news and its importance but it is about the people which bring us this news, the Anchors.
In this article, I will be writing about the top 10 most popular news anchors in India. The anchors in my list are experienced and have worked very hard in making this industry for what we all know it today.
So, without wasting any time let’s get started:
10. Sumit Awasthi
With more than 20 years of experience in journalism. He is one of the most experienced news anchors currently in India. He started his career as a writer for various newspapers like Jansatta, Pioneer, and The Navabharat Times.
After completing his post-graduation he started his career as a journalist and anchor with Zee News in 1997. Later he worked with channels like Aaj Tak and News 18 India. He is currently working in ABP news as a consulting editor.
Age: 51 years.
Net Worth: Not Known.
9. Deepak Chaurasia
Deepak Chaurasia is a senior Indian journalist and a news anchor. He received a diploma in journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi.
Deepak Chaurasia was one of the co-founders of Aaj Tak. He has also worked as a consulting editor in DD news. He has also worked in channels like Aajtak, ABP news (at that time it was Star news), and India News. He is currently working in News Nation.
Age: 51 years.
Net Worth: 1 Million-5 Million $ (Approx).
8. Nidhi Razdan
Nidhi Razdan is an Indian journalist and television personality. She was the executive editor of NDTV. Nidhi joins Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences as an Associate Professor in the year 2020
Razdan has hosted various shows for NDTV 24×7 like the Big Flight and Left, Right, and Centre. After doing her graduation from Lady Shri Ram College, she pursued a Post-Graduate diploma in Radio and TV Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi.
Age: 43 years.
Net Worth: 5 Million $ (approx).
Dibang is a senior news anchor who has hosted shows like Jan Man and Press Conference on ABP news. He started his career in Journalism with The Illustrated Weekly of India and the Sunday Times of India. He has worked in Aaj Tak and NDTV.
He has also been the Managing Editor and Executive Editor for NDTV India. He has also worked in an Italian film and also in a Hindi film named Madras Cafe. Many people don’t know that he had also worked in several foreign television networks including SBS and ABC of Australia and NHK of Japan.
Age: Not Known.
Net Worth: Not Known.
6. Arnab Goswami
Arnab Ranjan Goswami is an Indian Journalist and News anchor who is very popular for creating communal disturbances and provocative comments.
He is the news editor and majority owner of the Republic TV network. Before starting the Republic news network he was the editor in chief of Times Now and ET Now. He has also served in NDTV and The Telegraph.
Age: 47 years.
Twitter: No official Account
Net Worth: 60 Million $.
5. Sudhir Chaudhary
Sudhir Chaudhary is an Indian journalist and the editor in chief of Zee News. He hosts the prime time to show DNA. He was among the first generation of television journalists.
He left Zee News in 2003 to launch Sahara Samay, the news channel of the Sahara network. He also worked in India TV for a short period of time. Later, he joined Zee News again in 2012.
Age: 46 years.
Net Worth: 5 million $ (approx).
4. Shweta Singh
Shweta Singh is a News anchor and an Indian Journalist. She is currently working as The Executive Editor of Special Programming at Aaj Tak. She started her career while she was in the first year of her Graduation. She has worked in newspapers like The Times of India and The Hindustan Times. She started working in TV media from the year 1998. Previously, she has worked for Zee News and Sahara news network. Later, She joined Aaj Tak in 2002. She is known for shows like Saurav ka Sixer and The History of Patliputra.
Age: 42 years.
Net Worth: 2 Million $.
3. Ravish Kumar
Ravish Kumar is an Indian journalist, author, and Television personality. He is the Managing Editor of Hindi news channel NDTV India. He is well known for shows like Hum Log, Prime Time, and Ravish ki Report. He has also authored the book named “The Free Voice – On Democracy, Culture, and The Nation.” He has been awarded twice with Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for the Best Journalist of the Year. He has done his post-graduation diploma in Hindi Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.
Age: 45 years.
Net Worth: 20 Million $.
2. Punya Prasun Bajpai
Punya Prasun Bajpai is an Indian Journalist who has worked in several News Networks in his Long Career. In 1996, he joined Aaj Tak and worked there until 2003. Later in his life, he has worked in NDTV, Samay Sahara, Zee News, Aaj Tak, ABP News, and Surya Samachar. He is known for shows like 10 Tak, Masterstroke, Jai Hind, and Satta. He has also been awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award. He is one of the most experienced Journalists of India with an experience of more than 29 years.
Age: 57 years.
Net Worth: Not Known.
1. Rajat Sharma
Rajat Sharma is the Chairman and Editor in Chief of India TV. He was one of the President of the Delhi Cricket Association. In 2015, he was awarded Padma Bhusan for his work in the field of Journalism. He is also the President of the News Broadcasting Association of India. He is also the inventor and anchor of the longest-running show in the India television history “Aap ki Adalat.” he is also the host of the Daily Primetime show Aaj Ki Baat. He has also worked for Zee TV, Sunday Observer, and The Daily.
Age: 63 years.
Net Worth: 15 Million $.
This was my list of the top 10 most popular TV Journalists in India Today. I tried to include all the Journalists which I think should be there and these all have made this media network for what it is known today. I hope you will like my article. Don’t forget to tell me about your favorite journalist or whether I have missed someone who should be there on the top 10. Thanks for reading.
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