List of Top Journalist of India | Best Indian reporter

Journalists or reporters are people who carry out journalistic activities or people who regularly write news (in the form of reports) and their writings are sent/published in the mass media regularly. This report can then be published in mass media, such as newspapers, television, radio, magazines, documentary films, and the internet. Journalists look for their sources to write in their reports and they are expected to write reports that are the most objective and do not have a view from a certain angle to serve the community. Many people think journalists are the same as reporters, someone who collects information and creates reports, or stories. However, this is not true because he does not include other types of journalists, such as columnists, lead writers, photographers, and editorial designs. Regardless of the type of media, the term journalist brings connotations or professional expectations in making reports, with consideration of truth and ethics.

Ravish Kumar

Ravish Kumar was born in Bihar's East Champaran district of Motihari. He received his early education from Loyola High School, Patna, and then he came to Delhi to receive higher education. After obtaining a bachelor's degree from Delhi University, he received a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

2. Anjana Om Kashyap

Anjana Om Kashyap

She is one of India's most successful and famous journalists. She completed her schooling from Bihar. She did a Diploma in Journalism from Jamia Millia Islamia College Delhi in 2002. She started journalism career with Doordarshan in 2003. Anjaana acted herself in Hindi films like Sultan (2016 film) and Tiger Zinda Hai.

3. Karan Thapar

Karan Thapar

He became the first person to receive current events category at the Asian Television Awards in December 2003. Interview with Khurshid Kasuri, Foreign Minister of Pakistan, who holds in court martial, won the Best Current Affairs Program award. He received the second award, BBC Radio's Most Popular Affairs Presenter, for most of his days, the Face to Face program.

4. Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh was an Indian revolutionary journalist from Kannada. She was working as an editor in the Kannada weekly Magazine. On September 5, 2017, when she was returning to her home in Raj Rajeshwari Nagar in Bangalore, while opening the door, two attackers shot on her chest and a shot on her head. Bangalore's police commissioner Sunil Kumar told the BBC, Gauri was returning home on Tuesday evening, when she was attacked outside her home.

5. Punya Prasun Bajpai

Punya Prasun Bajpai

Bajpai is a popular name in the field of electronic media. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of electronic media. Bajpai has worked with many other popular media organizations such as Jansatta, Zee News and NDTV.

6. Nidhi Razdan

Nidhi Razdan

In 2011, Nidhi Razdan was awarded "Teacher Achievement Award" (TAA) in the field of Communication (Electronic Journalism). He was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for reporting from sensitive areas of Jammu and Kashmir and north-east India. He was rewarded by the Jammu and Kashmir Government for his excellent role in the field of journalism.

7. Vinod Dua

Vinod Dua

Vinod Dua, honored with Padma Shri is the renowned Hindi television journalist and program director of India. Vinod has been the main presenter and news reader of New Delhi Television news channel NDTV India. A veteran of thousands of hours broadcast, Vinod Dua is an anchor, political commentator, election analyst, producer and director. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2008 for the journalism by the UPA Government.

8. Faye D'Souza

Faye D'Souza

Faye D'Souza is an Indian journalist, news anchor and editor of the Times Group Miror Now. She has already worked for CNBC Network 18. D'Souza growth Bengaluru in Mount Carmel College where she obtained a BA and MA degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in English literature. The popular program of Mirror Now led to her reputation in which she on the controversial comment of a Muslim scholar, D'Souza explained her rights to him.

9. Prabhu Chawla

Prabhu Chawla

Prabhu Chawla is editor of INDIA TODAY and editorial director of INDIA TODAY group. As a reporter and editor in 25 years, he wrote in a broader manner on such incidents that changed the direction of Indian politics and those who operated it. Prabhu started the regional editions of INDIA TODAY in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Bengali languages. Apart from this, Prabhu is also the anchor of 'Sidhi Baat', a weekly talk show, which is aired on 'Aaj Tak'. Because of the encounter done by Prabhu in the unique way of news-makers in the field of politics, business and culture, it has become the most watched program in Indian television.

10. Dibang


Dibang is a senior journalist and news anchor. ABP News reporter and journalist Dibang always kept the whole thing in front of the public fairly, for which people have expressed their believe in him which is still standing today. He has hosted the daily prime-time show 'Jan Mann' and weekly show 'Press Conference' on the ABP News channel.

11. Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt is an Indian journalist and writer. She has served on NDTV for 21 years. She made a live broadcast of the Kargil war between India and Pakistan. She entered the journalism as a consulting editor from NDTV, and later started the English News Wing. She reported the conflicts in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Kashmir. She has worked as a columnist in national and international newspapers.

12. Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami is an Indian journalist and TV news presenter. He is the Proprietary Editor of Republic TV. Arnab started his life journey from The Telegraph (Kolkata). Where he worked as editor of the newspaper for one year. In 1995, he started working in TV where he was a daily news anchor and he used to report a program called News Tonight. Then Arnab became the main part of NDTV (1998). He used to do anchor the program called NewsHour. NewsHour is the longest running news analysis, so long news analysis was not shown in any other channel (1998-2003). Being the senior editor of NDTV 24x7, he was responsible for the editing of the entire episode.

13. Rohit Sardana

Rohit Sardana

Rohit Sardana is India's most preferred, energetic anchor. In his career of one and a half decade, Rohit delivered his voice first as an announcer in All India Radio, then in the ETV, Sahara and Zee News, anchoring from its special backbone waved the pinnacle of his name in the every corner of India. The news becomes headlines from the statements and there is a stir in the social media. Millions of people wait for tweets. Thousands of people are desperate to re-tweets. There were many stories of Rohit who set the agenda for the country's news, among which the anti-country slogans in JNU, funding of Pakistan's Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir, communal violence of the Malda and Dhulagarh of Bengal, the escape of Karaana The beginning of a social movement against truth and Teen Talak.

14. Deepak Chaurasia

Deepak Chaurasia

Deepak Chaurasia's name is prominent among the journalists who have made their mark in TV media. These days, he is the editor-in-chief of the Hindi news channel 'India News' of ITV Network. Born in Sandwa, a small village in Madhya Pradesh's Badwani district, Deepak Chaurasia has been interested in writing and reading from the college days. Deepak Chaurasia himself believes that journalism gives him satisfaction from inside.

15. Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai made his debut in Television Journalism in 1994 as a political editor in New Delhi Television (NDTV). He was particularly recognized by his coverage on the Gujarat riots. Rajdeep Sardesai later left NDTV to launch his own company Global Broadcast News (GBN) in collaboration with American veteran CNN and Raghav Behl's TV18. It carries the Indian version of CNBC CNBC-TV18, Hindi Consumer Channel CNBC Awaaz and an International Channel SAW broadcast. This new channel, in which Rajdeep Sardesai is the chief editor, was named CNN-IBN. Its debut was on 17 December 2005. Channel 7 has also come under of this since Rajdeep's company purchased a 46 percent stake in the channel. Since then, Channel 7 has been given the name of IBN-7.

16. Arfa Khanum Sherwani

Arfa Khanum Sherwani

Arfa Khanum Sherwani is an Indian journalist and writer. Before joining the nonprofit web publication The Wire, she worked as an anchor with NDTV and Rajya Sabha TV. Arfa started her career in journalism in 2000. At the age of 19, she started her career with Pioneer (India) and gradually she went into electronic journalism.

17. Aroon Purie

Aroon Purie

India Today Group is a media group that hates the position of number-2. Whether it is a TV or print or web media, any Venture of this group has always been in place of No. 1 and if even for a time, even then it comes back to number one on the strength of hard work and sense. If all the credit is given to a person, then he himself is Arun Puri who is Chairman of the group and Managing Director and CEO of some companies.

18. Rajat Sharma

Rajat Sharma

Rajat Sharma is the Chairman and Chief Editor of Indian TV Channel India TV. He is also the presenter of the "Aaj ki Baat" news bulletin. He also organized and presented a television program called "Aap ki Adalat". In December 2015, 'Aap ka Adalat' celebrated the 21st anniversary, and in it big stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan appeared on a stage. It is said that Sharma has a good rapport with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Sharma was an active student politician who was a good communicator of ABVP and BJP student organization.

19. Arun Shourie

Arun Shourie

Arun Shourie holds a Doctorate in Economics from Syracuse University in the United States and worked for the World Bank from 1967 to 1978. In 1979, Ramnath Goenka appointed Shourie as Editor-in-Chief of the Indian Express. He earned the reputation of a smart, fearless writer and editor who fought for the freedom of the press, exposed corruption and defended civil liberties. He is also an author. His writings have gained him a considerable following.

20. Sweta Singh

Sweta Singh

21. Abhisar Sharma

Abhisar Sharma

Abhisar Sharma is a writer, journalist, and news presenter. He has worked for the BBC, NDTV, Aaj Tak, Zee News and ABP News. Abhisar Sharma is known for his bold and unpretentious style of presenting news. It is popularly known that his rhetoric contradicted the performance and policies of the Government of India and forced him to leave ABP News. Since then, he has not been employed on any TV news channel. He particularly urges the ruling parties to answer questions and highlight their negative aspects, which most of India's news channels are trying to avoid.

22. R. K. Laxman

R. K. Laxman

23. Rahul Kanwal

Rahul Kanwal

24. Satyendra Murli

Satyendra Murli

25. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

26. Prannoy Roy

Prannoy Roy

27. Sagarika Ghose

Sagarika Ghose

28. Jyotirmoy Dey

29. Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy

30. N. P. Rajendran

31. Barjinder Singh Hamdard

32. Sai Reddy

33. Chandan Mitra

34. Kalki Krishnamurthy

35. Vikram Chandra

36. Inder Malhotra

37. Sayyid Ahmedullah Qadri

38. Biju Govind

39. Shams Tahir Khan

40. Neeraj Badhwar

41. Ramnath Goenka

42. A. G. Noorani

43. Shoma Chaudhury

44. A Saye Sekhar

45. Marya Shakil

46. Nanasaheb Parulekar

47. Udayan Mukherjee

48. Sajjad Haider

49. Kusum Nair

50. Teesta Setalvad

51. Malini Parthasarathy

52. Praful Bidwai

53. Gour Kishore Ghosh

54. Anubha Bhonsle

55. Puripanda Appala Swamy

56. Santosh Kumar Ghosh

57. Rana Ayyub

58. Swapan Dasgupta

59. Shereen Bhan

60. Sahar Zaman

61. Javed Anand

62. Bahar Dutt

63. Pushpa Girimaji

64. Ramananda Chatterjee

65. Boobli George Verghese

66. Palagummi Sainath

67. Mihir Bose

68. Annamma Mathew

69. Sucheta Dalal

70. Anshuman Tiwari

71. Sudhir Chaudary

72. Harsha Bhogle

73. B. K. Karanjia

74. Karma Paljor

75. J. Gopikrishnan

76. Devyani Chaubal

77. T. J. S. George

78. Kanchan Gupta

79. K. M. Mathew

80. Madhu Trehan

81. Romana Isar Khan

82. Rubika Liyaquat

83. Sumit Awasthi

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