Arnab Goswami is an Indian journalist, TV news presenter and editor-in-chief of the news channel Republic TV. His notable works include The Newshorse, Frankly Speaking with Arnab, The Debate with Arnab Goswami and The Nation Wants to Know. He started his career with journalism in the year 1995. He is known for his aggressive journalism.
Arnab Goswami Biography & Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Arnab Ranjan Goshwami|
|Profession||Journalist, News Anchor|
|Arnab Goswami Height||In Centimeter- 180 cm|
In Meter- 1.80 m
In Feet- 5’11”
|Date Of Birth||9 October 1973|
|Arnab GoswamiAge (2022)||48 Years|
|Birthplace||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Libra|
|Home town||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|School||Mount St. Mary’s School, Delhi Cantonment|
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur Cantonment
|College/University||Hindu College, Delhi University, New Delhi|
Oxford University, England
|Educational Qualification||Graduation In Sociology|
Masters In Social Anthropology
|Arnab Goswami Wife||Samyabrata Ray Goswami (Pipi Goswami)|
|Parents||Father- Manoranjan Goswami |
Mother- Suprabha Goswami
Sister- 1 (Indian Defense Service)
|Net Worth & Source Of Income|
|Net worth (2021)||34 Million USD|
|Income-Salary Monthly||1 Crore INR|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Hobbies||Reading, Traveling, Watching Movies|
|Favorite Food||Bengali Food|
|Favorite Musician||Bhupen Hazarika (Assamese Playback Singer)|
Family, Early Life and Education
Arnab Goswami was born on 7 March 1973 in Guwahati, Assam to Manoranjan Goswami and Suprabha Gain-Goswami. Arnab’s father served in the Indian Army and later, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, while his mother is a writer.
Arnav Goswami was born on 7 March 1973 in Guwahati, Assam to Manoranjan Goswami and Suprabha Gain-Goswami. Arnab’s father served in the Indian Army and later, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, while his mother is a writer.
Arnab Goswami enrolled in many schools in India because his father was an army man. Arnav passed his secondary examinations from St. Mary’s School in Delhi Cantonment and his senior secondary examinations from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur Cantonment.
He holds a BA in Sociology from Hindu College, University of Delhi. (Hons) degree. Arnav then moved to England in 1994 to pursue a Master’s in Social Anthropology from St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. Arnav was Felix’s scholar at Oxford. Arnav married his college sweetheart Samyabrata Ray Goswami after returning from Oxford and now the couple has a son.
In 2000, Arnav was a visiting DC Pavet Fellow in the Department of International Studies at Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge University.
Arnab Goswami Career
Arnab Goswami started his career in journalism with Kolkata’s English newspaper ‘The Telegraph’, but Arnab did not stay here for long and within a year moved to Delhi and joined NDTV. At NDTV, Arnav anchored ‘News Hour’ as well as started the ‘News Tonight’ program aired for DD Metro. In 2004, Arnav won the Asia’s Best News Anchor Award at the Asian Television Awards for ‘Newsnight’.
In the year 2006, Arnav Goswami left NDTV to join Times Now news channel as editor-in-chief. In Times Now, Arnav hosted an event called ‘Frankly Speaking with Arnav’, where he interviewed eminent personalities like Benazir Bhutto, Hamid Karzai, Dalai Lama, Hillary Clinton, Narendra Modi, etc.
On 1 November 2016, Goswami left Times Now citing editorial differences, journalistic independence and newsroom politics.
He is the Managing Editor of Republic TV. On May 6, 2017, Arnav started his new channel Republic TV which was funded by Asianet. Republic TV was India’s only news channel which became the most-watched English news channel for 100 consecutive weeks after its inception.
Awards and Honors
- In the year 2008, Arnav Goswami was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism.
- In 2012, Arnav Goswami was awarded the ENBA Award for News Television Editor-in-Chief.
- On December 8, 2019, Arnav was unanimously elected as the President of the News Broadcasting Federation.