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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Some Glamorous Indian News Anchors

Sagarika Ghose is a journalist since 1991, and has worked at The Times of India, Outlook magazine and Indian Express Photo above). She is the deputy editor and prime time anchor on news network CNN-IBN. She has won several Indian awards in journalism. She was awarded Gr8 ITA award for excellence in journalism in 2009 and in the year 2006 she received an Excellence in Journalism Award from FICCI. In 2013 she received an NT Award for Best Public Debate Show. Ghose happens to be the first woman who got the chance to anchor popular BBC show Question Hour India. She got her M.Phill degree from St Antony's college, Oxford. Apart from being a successful journalist she also carries passion towards writing. She is the author of two novels, Gin Drinkers published in 1998, and her second novel Blind Faith was published in 2006 by Harper Collins. *-- Shaili Chopra, Tehelka ET Now: A familiar face on TV, Shaili Chopra is an award-winning business news anchor with nearly twelve years of experience in television anchoring, reporting and writing columns.
She is the Business Editor for Tehelka, writes a popular golf column ' Tee Off With Shaili Chopra' for the DNA. Until September 2012, Shaili was the Senior Editor and Lead Female Anchor at ET Now, The Economic Times Business News Channel. Shaili anchored prime time shows and interviewed Warren Buffett, George Soros, Anshu Jain, P Chidambaram, Christine Lagarde and many others. She also covered Mumbai attacks live from Taj Mahal Hotel. *-- Archana Vijaya Channel [V]:- Archana Vijaya, from Kolkata is a television presenter, model and a video jockey for Channel V in India. Se began her career after she won Supermodel/ Reality show Get Gorgeous season 1-in India by Channel V. In 2005, she host Gorgeous season 2, the very
same contest she won in season 1. She is one of the most sought after television hosts in India. She has done shows of various genres such as Travel, Freedom Express 1 and 2, Bollywood (BOLLY [V]), Music (Junglee Jukebox ), Glamour/Gossip (EBUZZ for AXN Asia), Reality Get Gorgeous season 2 and Sunsilk Bindass Blue Carpet (UTV BINDASS). Archana is the first to start Cricketainment such as Tour Diary, Cricket Tadka Markee etc. which have made her one the most popular faces in Cricket Broadcasting. She also presented The Indian Premier League, the biggest cricket extravaganza on India television for SET Max in 2011. *-- Mayanti Langer, ESPN:- The most popular Indian sports journalist with ESPN. Mayanti grew her interest in football when she was in USA. She was in the college football team in the beginning
and then she became a guest anchor for a broadcast FIFA Beach football. Her inclination towards football coupled with her sultry looks has helped her to become a popular sports journalist with ESPN. She has hosted the FIFA World Cup 2010 broadcast on ESPN. Mayanti also hosted 2010 commonwealth Games, Delhi and 2011 Cricket World Cup.

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