7 May 1949
|Occupation||Co-Founder, Co-Chairperson NDTV|
Radhika Roy (born 7 May 1949), née Radhika Singh, is an Indian journalist, and the co-founder of New Delhi Television (NDTV). Following a ten year career in print journalism, she switched to television in 1987 and co-founded NDTV, which she has led for more than twenty-five years.
In 1988, she launched New Delhi Television (NDTV) with her husband, Prannoy Roy. He credits her with being "the guiding vision and force behind NDTV", and others[who?] say that she is deeply involved in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the organization. She was Managing Director of NDTL[clarification needed] from 1988 to 2011, and became Executive Co-Chairperson of NDTL on July 29, 2011. She also serves as Executive Director of NDTL. During a television career of more than 25 years, she has rarely been interviewed or photographed, being intensely private.
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Radhika Roy is the guiding force behind NDTV and has been responsible for leading NDTV's tremendous growth since inception.
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