Arnab Goswami – A Remarkable Journalist!!!

October 2, 2020 By Poonam Kushwaha
Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami is an Indian journalist, who is the managing director and editor-in-chief of Republic Media Network. Goswami’s Republic Media Network presently owns and operates two channels namely Republic TV in English and Republic Bharat in Hindi.

Goswami was born in Guwahati, Assam on 7 March 1973 in an Assamese family of Colonel Manoranjan Goswami and author Suprabha Gain-Goswami. His maternal grandfather, Gaurisankar Bhattacharyya, was an elected legislator from the Communist Party of India and served as the leader of the opposition in Assam for many years.

Arnab Ranjan Goswami is an Indian Journalist, TV news presenter and Editor-in-chief of the news channel Republic TV. He is also the president of the News Broadcasting Association. He started his career in Journalism in the year 1995 and is known mainly for his aggressive journalism.

Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami Education with Personal Life:

Arnab Goswami attended various schools in India as his father was an Army personnel. Arnab passed his Secondary examinations from St. Mary’s School in Delhi Cantonment and passed his Senior Secondary examinations from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jabalpur Cantonment.

He completed his B.A. (Hons.) in Sociology from Hindu College, University of Delhi. In 1994, he moved to England to complete his Master’s in Social Anthropology from St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. Arnab was a Felix scholar in Oxford. Arnab after returning from Oxford married his college love Samyabrata Ray Goswami and the couple have a son. 

Arnab Goswami
Arnab Goswami with his Wife

Achievements done by Arnab Goswami:

1- In 2008, Arnab Goswami was honoured with the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism. 

2- In 2012, Arnab Goswami won the ENBA Awards for News Television Editor-in-Chief of the year. 

3- On December 8, 2019, Arnab was unanimously elected as the President of News Broadcasting Federation. The federation consists of 78 channels which sought to replace NBSA.  

4- He hosted the show on 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks for 65 hours, live anchoring for 26 hours for October 2008 Trust vote. 

Arnab Goswami is also an author of Combating Terrorism: The Legal Challenge. Arnab is a role model for many who want to do fierce journalism. He is a popular name amongst the English news viewers. What can be learnt from Arnab is the consistency and courage to raise questions. 

In the year 2000, Arnab was a Visiting DC Pavate Fellow at the International Studies Department at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University.

Arnab Goswami

Awards received by Arnab Goswami:

  • Arnab won the Asian Television Award for Best Presenter in 2003
  • He was presented with the Society young Achievers Award in 2007.
  • 2010, Arnab was awarder Assamese of the Year Award by News live.
  • In 2010, he was also awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism (TV) by the Indian Express Group.
Arnab Goswami

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