An Amazing Career Story of Arnab Goswami, the People's News Anchor
Arnab Goswami is a famous personality of aggressive journalism. He is determined to bring out the hidden mysteries and truth that has a significant impact on the lives of common people and work towards their welfare. Arnab is a journalist and leading television news anchor of India. He is also the managing director of TV news Channel 'Republic TV' cofounded with Rajeev Chandrashekhar.
A master in Social Anthropology; Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University
Arnab completed his Class 10th Board at Mount St. Mary's School, Delhi, and Class 12th board at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur. He has graduated in Sociology from Hindu College, Delhi University and done his Master's in Social Anthropology. He was a visiting fellow at the International Studies Department at Cambridge University in 2000.
Joined NDTV in 1995; Stood strong during 'Test of times'
Arnab who hails from Assam was passionate for TV journalism and thus, started looking for an opportunity in the Television industry. He started his TV news anchoring career in 1995 with NDTV. He hosted daily newscast and 'News Tonight”, a program aired on DD Metro. His interviews and report live reflect his fearless and suave personality side. For ten years, Arnab was Editor-in-chief and a news anchor of popular Indian news channel Times Now and ET Now. He absorbed pressure and proved himself during 'test of times.'
Ran the longest-running news analysis show 'The NewsHour'; Interviewed Famous Personalities
He is well-known for his longest-running new analysis show on Times Now – “NewsHour.” One of the top-rated news analysis show, he won “Best Anchor of Asia 2004” Award for it. “Frankly Speaking with Arnab” was a special television program broadcasted on the news channel. In his anchoring career, Arnab has interviewed many famous personalities such as former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Benazir Bhutto, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, Hillary Clinton, former United States, Secretary of State, Current Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi and other eminent personalities like Yogi Adityanath, Sachin Tendulkar, Arun Jaitley, Amit Shah, Akshay Kumar from different verticals such as corporate world, politics, sports and movies.
An Avid risk-taker; Developed his own style of Journalism.
He resigned as Editor-In-Chief, Times Now on 1 November 2016 and later launched his own news channel 'Republic TV' on 6 May 2017. Arnab has always been positive and willing to accept change, a quality which he has nurtured right from his childhood days. Whether it was his quest to join television or hang up his boots with 'Times Now' to head its own news channel 'Republic TV', Arnab made bold and better decisions in life. He has developed his own unique style of journalism that speaks for a common man and about their miseries due to various issues in society. He speaks for the people, and he is an orator of the people.
Termed as 'Voice' of a common man; An Impact person of the year 2015
In this career span of 2+ decades, Arnab has won many prestigious awards for his immense contribution towards journalism such as Media Person of the Year, Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism (TV), Times Innovative Editor-In-Chief award, Impact person of the year and more. Stay-tuned to 'Republic TV' and keep watching Arnab. Get inspired by him to think for our nation and its people.
Things Arnab Goswami's career story teaches us:
From switching schools to jobs or a clever move to head its own channel: Arnab Goswami was open for change right from his childhood days. He left print media for television, left Delhi and came to Mumbai only to fulfill his dream career goal. His bold and fearless way to interview personalities, voice out the opinion and concerns of common people teaches us to have good moral values and live for the benefit of people. He practiced his own style of Journalism and developed a strategy to come up with toughest questions and get them answered on 'National' Channels. It's an inborn talent of effective and strong communication skills.