Sonia Singh (journalist)

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Sonia Singh
Born (1970-09-21) 21 September 1970 (age 47)
New Delhi, India
Education St. Stephen's College
Occupation Editorial Director of NDTV
Notable credit(s) The NDTV Dialogues, India Decides,
Spouse(s) R. P. N. Singh
Website social.ndtv.com/soniasingh

Sonia Singh (Hindi: सोनिया सिंह ; 21 September 1970) is editorial director and president of the NDTV ethics committee.[1] She also hosts ‘The NDTV Dialogues’, a show focusing on understanding on key issues and a look at potential solutions.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Sonia Singh attended the Convent of Jesus and Mary in New Delhi, then went to St Stephens College, Delhi where she completed her masters in English Literature. She graduated with a first degree, topping the college in English Literature. She has also been recipient of a 3-month scholarship from the Government of Italy to study Italian at Perugia. She is also a Chevening Scholar and attended at broadcast journalism course at Cardiff.[3][4] During her stint in UK, she also got an opportunity to meet and greet Queen Elizabeth.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Sonia Singh is married to Congress leader R. P. N. Singh.[5]

Career[edit]

Sonia Singh joined NDTV in 1992 as a researcher[6] when it produced one show, The World This Week for Doordarshan.[7][8] Today, she is Editorial Director for the NDTV news network and she has overseen news ranging from the Kandahar hijack, the attack on Parliament, 26/11, the Kargil war, the Jessica Lall case and many other crucial stories.[1]

Awards[edit]

She has also received many awards for Best Talk Show, Best Anchor at the emba, as well as Ficci young achiever. In 2015, she was awarded the best Editor in Chief at the Emba awards.[1][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NDTV The Company". NDTV. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "icci frames" (PDF). Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Storytelling with Sonia Singh". Uday Foundation. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Reunion 2011" (PDF). St. Stephen's College, Delhi. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 February 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh". National Portal of India. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "The world according to". The Times of India. 9 June 2002. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "NDTV Annual Report" (PDF). Moneycontrol.com. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  8. ^ Somnath Batabyal. In Making News in India. Routledge, 2014 . p. 44. ISBN 9781317809722 . Google Book Search. Retrieved on 19 February 2016
  9. ^ "ENBA 2012: Winners speak". Retrieved 19 February 2016. 

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