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Nidhi Razdan quits NDTV after 21 years to join as faculty at Harvard University


Gursshheen Gahllen | Jun 13, 2020 15:56

Senior television journalist Nidhi Razdan quit NDTV to take up the role of teaching at Harvard University as an Associate Professor of Arts & Sciences.
Nidhi Razdan

Senior television journalist and news anchor Nidhi Razdan quit NDTV. In a tweet, Razdan said she would be taking up the role of teaching at the prestigious Harvard University, United States, as an Associate Professor of Arts & Sciences later this year. Razdan was associated with NDTV channel for 21 years.

In an emotional post, Razdan wrote, “NDTV has taught me everything. It has been my home. I am proud of the work, we do, the stories we cover, the values we stand for, especially at a time when the much of the media has surrendered its objectivity.”

Over the past two decades, Razdan became one of the prominent faces on television. She recently won the International Press Institute India award for excellence in journalism for her exclusive reporting on the Kathua rape and murder case in Jammu and Kashmir.

Razdan soon became the face of NDTV’s popular programme ‘Left, Right and Centre.’ She also authored a book titled ‘Left, Right and Centre: The idea of India,’ which was published in July 2017.

Razdan thanked NDTV co-founder Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy ‘for being the most incredible mentors and bosses.’ She said, “You took me in as a 22-year-old and believed in me. I never say never, so TV may one day beckon again. Wish me luck.”

Many prominent journalists and politicians congratulated Razdan on her new endeavour.

 

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