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11 March 1954 |
New Delhi, India
|Education||Hans Raj College, University of Delhi|
|Children||Mallika Dua, Bakul Dua|
|Awards||Padma Shri (2008)
Vinod Dua (born 11 March 1954) is a leading Indian media personality. He has seen and been associated with Indian television’s transition from a government controlled, black and white, single-channel entity to the present-day multi-channel transnational satellite TV industry. A veteran of thousands of hours of telecasting, Vinod Dua is an anchor, political commentator, election analyst, producer and director.
Vinod Dua’s early upbringing was in the refugee colonies of Delhi. His family migrated from Dera Ismael Khan after the partition of British India. He graduated with a degree in English Literature from Hans Raj College and obtained his master's degree in literature, both from the University of Delhi.Ap Ke Liye was anchored by Vinod till 1984. 1984 was a landmark in the career of Vinod since he anchored Doordarshan.
- The first electronic media journalist awarded by esteemed BD Goenka Award for excellence in journalism in 1996.
- Awarded the Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008.
- D. Litt. "Honoris Causa" from ITM University, Gwalior in 2016.
Aired in the past