Arnab Goswami is an Indian Journalist and TV news presenter. He is the managing director and Editor-in-chief of the news channel Republic TV. He is known for his aggressive and investigative journalism. He is a role model for many who want to do fierce journalism. What can be learnt from Arnab is the consistency and courage to raise questions.
Arnab Goswami Wiki Bio Quick Facts :
|Date of Birth / Age :||09 October 1973 / 47 Years (as in 2020)|
|Nick Name :||Arnab|
|Full Name :||Arnab Ranjan Goswami|
|Birthplace / Home Town :||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign :||Libra|
|Religion / Caste :||Hinduism / Brahmin|
Height, Weight and Physical Stats :
|Height :|| 180 Cm
|Eye Color :||Black|
|Hair Color :||Black|
Family and Relatives :
|Father :|| Manoranjan Goswami
|Mother :||Suprabha Goswami|
|Marital Status :||Married|
|Wife :||Samyabrata Ray Goswami (Pipi Goswami)|
|Ex / Girlfriend / Affairs :||Pipi Goswami (Samyabrata Ray)|
Education and Career :
|Qualification :|| Graduation in Sociology; Masters in Social Anthropology
|School :||Mount St. Mary’s School, Delhi Cant; Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur Cant|
|College / Universities :||Hindu College, Delhi University; Oxford University, England|
|Profession :||Journalist, News Anchor|
|Previous Work / TV / Channel :||Telegraph (1990), NDTV (1995), Times Now (2006)|
|Current Work / TV :||Republic TV (Owner and Editor in Chief) launched on 6 May 2017, Republic Bharat|
|Shows :||Newsnight, Newshour, Frankly Speaking with Arnab, Nation Wants to Know, Puchhta Hai Bharat|
|Known For :
||His aggressive and investigative journalism|
||Benazir Bhutto, Hamid Karzai, Dalai Lama, Hillary Clinton, Sonia Gandhi and Narendra Modi|
|Net Income / Salary :||Rs 1 Cr / Month (approx)|
|Net Worth :||N/A|
Contact and Social Media Profile :
|Email / Contact :||email@example.com (Official)|
|Address :||Bombay Dyeing Compound, Worli, Mumbai – 400018|
Arnab Goswami Favorites :
|Hobbies :|| Reading, Traveling, Watching Movies
|Favorite Food :||Non Vegetarian|
|Favorite Actor :||N/A|
|Favorite Singer / Musician :||Bhupen Hazarika|
|Favorite Leader :||Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|Favorite Song :||N/A|
|Favorite Color :||Black, Red|
|Car / Bike Collection :||N/A|
|2003||Asian Television Award for Best Presenter of Anchor
|2007||Society Young Achievers Award|
|2010||Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism|
|2010||Assamese of the Year Award by News Live|
|2012||ENBA Awards for News Television Editor-in-chief of the year|
Some Known Facts About Arnab Goswami :
- Does Arnab Goswami Smoke?: Not Known
- Does Arnab Goswami Drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Arnab was born into an Assamese Brahmin family. He originally belongs to a village in Assam’s Borpeta district, but his family migrated to Shillong and then got settled in Guwahati.
- His grandfather, Rajani Kanta Goswami was a judge and a freedom fighter who served as a leader of the Indian National Congress.
- His uncle, Dinesh Goswami, was the union law minister in the short lived Vishwanath Pratap Singh government.
- When Arnab was in 6th standard, he got interested in debate contests.
- His father was in the Indian Army, so his childhood was spent in different cities due to the transferable job of his father.
- In 1998, his father contested for BJP in the general election from Guwahati, but he lost to Congress candidate, Bhubaneswar Kalita.
- His sister works for Indian Defence and his brother-in-law is also in the Indian Army.
- Sonia Gandhi was the first person to be interviewed by Arnab Goswami.
- In 2002, he authored a book, Combating Terrorism : The Legal Challenge.
- Though, he has an image of not letting others speak on his show, but, in real life, he is a good listener.
- In 2015, Goswami became the first journalist to ring the opening bell at the BSE on its 140th year.
- In November 2016, he shocked everyone after announcing his departure from Times Now, to start his channel, Republic TV.
- His news channel, Republic TV, is located at the Bombay Dyeing Compound, Worli, Mumbai.
- On 6 May 2017, he launched his own English news channel Republic TV, which became the first news channel in India to be aired live on Hotstar.
- On 8 December 2019, he was unanimously elected as the President of News Broadcasting Federation, a newly formed federation of about 78 channels.
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