Rahul Kanwal

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Rahul Kanwal
Born Patna, Bihar
Education University of Delhi
Occupation News Anchor and Editor-At-Large of Aaj Tak and Headlines Today
Spouse(s) Jasleen Dhanota

Rahul Kanwal is an anchor of an Indian news channel Headlines Today and Aaj Tak.[1] In 2007, he became the youngest person to head a news channel in India when he replaced outgoing director S. Srinivasan.

Early life and education[edit]

Rahul at the age of 5 used to see his uncle's program on Doordarshan and from there got the aim of becoming a Journalist. He studied from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce of Delhi University in the B.A (hons) Journalism programme.Rahul holds a degree from Cardiff University and is a Chevening Scholar[2]

Career[edit]

He began his career with Zee News, and was the youngest correspondent for that channel.Rahul Kanwal has keen interest in political and strategic affairs.

Awards[edit]

  1. Rahul was given The Best Anchor of the year award in ENBA Awards 2012.[3][4]
  2. He has won ITA awards this year for best anchor for Center stage episode on Sri Lanka.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rahul Kanwal appointed new channel head for Headlines Today". Exchange4media. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Rahul Kanwal". India's Greatest. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Headlines Today adds four eNBA awards to kitty". mediamughals.com. Sept 14, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  4. ^ http://www.exchange4media.com/47895_enba-2012-ndtv-sweeps-awards-times-now-is-news-channel-of-the-year.html