Nidhi Razdan

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Nidhi Razdan is an Indian journalist and television personality. She is the primary anchor of NDTV 24x7 news show Left, Right & Centre. The program is normally broadcast live from a New Delhi studio every evening and covers debates and discussions on and beyond breaking news stories and headlines. Since the start of her career in 1999, Nidhi has covered a variety of news events and hosted a series of shows, often reporting live from the news scene. She has reported extensively on a wide range of key political, economic, and social stories from the Indian subcontinent. NDTV 24x7 is an English language television network that carries news and current affairs in India, owned by New Delhi Television Ltd.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She did her schooling at Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai, New Delhi. She graduated from Lady Shri Ram College for Women[2] and later pursued a Post-Graduate Diploma in Radio and TV Journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi (1998–99).[3]

Razdan married journalist and writer, Neelesh Misra, in 2005.[4][5] The couple divorced a few years later.

Career[edit]

Razdan joined NDTV in 1999 and has been a news anchor/journalist since then.[6] She anchors or has anchored the following shows on NDTV;

  • NDTV 24x7, prime time news[6]
  • Left, Right & Centre, variety talk show[6]
  • India Decides @ 9[6]
  • The Lead[6]

Awards[edit]

  • Best Anchor of the Year, ENBA Awards, 2011[7][8]
  • Teacher's Achievement Award (TAA) for Communication (Electronic Journalism), 2011.[9]
  • Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism for reporting from Jammu and Kashmir and north-eastern India.[6]
  • The Jammu and Kashmir State government award for excellence in journalism.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rohit Manchanda (25 November 2011). "TV journalist Nidhi Razdan speaks about her life and success". The Weekend Leader. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  2. ^ LSR Journalism Prospectus 2012, see page "Some of Our Alumni"
  3. ^ Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Radio & TV Journalism, Indian Institute of Mass Communication.
  4. ^ "Actual romance blooms in small towns: Neelesh Misra". IndiaGlitz.com. Nov 29, 2005. Retrieved Nov 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Nidhi Razdan". in.com. Retrieved Nov 26, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Nidhi Razdan in EMMRC and MERC". EMMRC University of Kashmir. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  7. ^ http://www.exchange4media.com/enba2011/Winner.html
  8. ^ "NDTV 24x7 adjudged the News Channel of the Year", AudienceMatters, 1 September 2011. Infotrac Newsstand, Gale Document Number: GALE|A266121370
  9. ^ "Ronnie Screwvala & Nidhi Razdan among Teacher's Achievement Awards winners; 11th edition of awards were given away at ITC Maurya, New Delhi." Best Media Info 14 February 2012. General OneFile. Gale Document Number: GALE|A308550308
  10. ^ Vijay Kumar (25 January 2010). "J&K Government announces 28 State Awards 2010 for bravery, literature, arts, Journalism, crafts". Scoop News. Retrieved 19 August 2013.