The unapologetic Indian journalist Arnab Goswami is pointed out to be of abusive and inhuman nature by many. Here is his biography, career, education, and more about him.
Arnab Ranjan Goswami was born on the 7th of March, 1973, in Guwahati, Assam. He is the editor-in-chief as well as the managing director of the Republic Media Network, which owns and operates two media channels Republic Bharat (Hindi) and Republic TV (English).
|Real Name||Arnab Ranjan Goswami|
|Profession||Editor-in-chief, News Anchor, Journalist|
|Date of Birth||7 March 1973|
|Hometown||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Debut||TV- NDTV (1995-2006)|
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 180 cm|
in meter- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’11”
Goswami attended schools across different cities due to the postings of his army officer father. He passed the board exams of 10th standard in Delhi from St. Mary’s School and the board exams of 12th standard in Jabalpur from Kendriya Vidyalaya. He studied Bachelor’s in Sociology in Delhi from Hindu College. He did his Master’s in Social Anthropology at Oxford University from St. Antony’s College.
Family, Parents, Siblings
Note: Goswami was born in an Assamese Brahmin family to Colonel Manoranjan Goswami and author Suprabha Gain Goswami. His father has written various books and received the Assam Sahitya Sabha Award in 2017. Rajani Kanta Goswami, his paternal grandfather, was a renowned lawyer. Gaurisankar Bhattacharyya, his maternal grandmother, was an elected legislator.
He started his career as a journalist with The Telegraph but joined NDTV in less than a year, where he worked till 2006. He then joined Times Now as the editor-in-chief. In November 2016, Goswami resigned from Times Now. Since May 2017, he is the managing director and editor-in-chief of the Republic Media Network.
Goswami received the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2010. He also won the ENBA award in 2012 for News Television Editor-in-Chief of the year.
On the 8th of December, 2019, he was elected as the President of the News Broadcasting Federation unanimously.
|Favorite Politician||Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|Favorite singer||Bhupen Hazarika (Assamese Playback Singer)|
The journalist hosted the show on the 26/11 terrorist attack in Mumbai for 65 long hours. He also did live anchoring for the October 2008 Trust Vote for 26 hours. He is the first journalist who rang the opening bell at the BSE in 2015, on its 140th year.
SalaryGoswami has a monthly salary of around 1.4 crore INR.