Indian journalists who changed the face of journalism.
Media gets considered a vital pillar of democracy.
In India, journalism got evolved immensely. Along with print media, digital media remains at the forefront by presenting their quality work to the audience. Several journalists proved that covering or writing news articles needs absolute perseverance as it involves a lot of factors that need to get checked upon.
India has produced several media personalities who crossed every obstacle to deliver News to the country and world with utmost honesty. It is due to their honesty, bravery and determination that successfully inspired today’s youth to take up journalism as a career. Therefore, in this article, we will be naming some of the Indian journalists who changed the face of media.
Faye D’Souza is one of the known faces of Indian media. She completed her graduation in journalism from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. Faye D’Souza was a student when she started her career reading news headlines on All India Radio (AIR) in Bangalore. After completing her post-graduation, she got appointed at CNBC TV 18 in 2003. Faye D’Souza got awarded several titles for her fearless journalism. Today, she works as an independent journalist reaching her audience through social media platforms.
Rajdeep Sardesai started his career in the media industry in 1994. He is a famous journalist, reporter, TV news anchor and author in India. During his initial days, he worked as a consulting editor of India Today and a prime-time news anchor for News Today @9. Also, Rajdeep Sardesai was the Editor-in-Chief of Global Broadcast News- CNN-Ibn, IBN Lokmat and IBN7. Today, he received multiple renowned awards for his professionalism and perseverance.
Prannoy Roy is the founder of NDTV India. He is a certified professional Economist and British Chartered Accountant. During his initial days of building a foundation in journalism, he worked with Doordarshan as a host of popular news broadcasts- The News Tonight and The World This Week. Today, Prannoy Roy is renowned as the most soft-spoken and active media person in India. With his focus, truthfulness, honesty and integrity, he gets elected as the face of Indian media.
Barkha Dutt gets known as one of the top female journalists in India. She is a name that got popularised for covering the Kargil War between India and Pakistan in 1999. She took up journalism, inspired by her mother, Prabha Dutt, an assertive reporter of Hindustan Times. Barkha Dutt won Padma Shri and the Indian News Broadcasting Award for the most intelligent news show host.