List of Highest Paid Journalists in India

Last Updated on: August 7, 2019 | Created On: October 17, 2018
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The communication media like television, newspaper, cinema, radio, magazine and Internet sites have a great role to aware the people from the current affairs and news etc. But the journalist also play a great role in the media. They collect and choose the best news and placed an impression through his or her speech and views. Here we are presented list of most popular and highest paid journalist in India.

11 Highest Paid Journalists in India

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    Ravish Kumar

    Indian Journalist
    Ravish Kumar is on the position of Executive Senior Editor of NDTV India. He was born on born 5 December 1974 in Motihari, Bihar, India. His annual income is about 2.25 crore and currently he earns more than 25 lakh per month.
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    59 Votes

    "V. Nice sir"

    "He's a bloody hypocrite"

    "Pak agent"

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    Arnab Goswami

    Indian Journalist
    Arnab Goswami is a popular Indian journalist and television news anchor,  was born on 9 October 1973 Guwahati, Assam, India. He was a famous chief editor and news presenter of Times Now. The annual income of Arnab Goswami is about 1 crore per year. He got Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism in year 2010.  He is popularly known for hosting the Frankly Speaking with Arnab show. He launched Republic TV channel along with Rajeev Chandrasekhar on 6th May 2017. Goswami is a managing director of Republic TV news channel.    
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    47 Votes

    "He is asset of indian journalism. He is pioneer in this industry and has written new dimension in Media. Brave, reluctant to ask loose question, determine, not giving the edge to take political gain and also removing the lutyens thoughts. I think unbiased person should listen and feel satisfaction. "


    "One of the greatest voices since the birth of free india. A pioneering voice fighting for the downtrodden, weak and deprived against injustice and corruption. A blissful change in the face of indian journalism with might in his voice and intent in his arguments we see great potential tomorrow for budding journalists who take him as their mentor."

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    Sudhir Chaudhary

    Indian Journalist
    Sudhir Chaudhary was born on June 18, 1974 in Haryana, India. He is is an Indian journalist. As the editor-in-chief of Hindi news channel Zee News and he hosts the news show Daily News & Analysis (DNA). His annual income is near about 4 crore.
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    45 Votes

    "He is One of the best journalist I have ever seen.I mean the way he presents himself is simply outstanding.He never takes side of any party and is always towards improving the nation "

    "Chor hai sala"

    "GOOD MAN"

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    Rajdeep Sardesai

    Indian News Anchor
    Rajdeep Dilip Sardesai was born on 24 May 1965 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He is a famous Indian news anchor and author, He is consulting editor at the India Today group, and hosts India Today Television. His annual income is about 10 crore and monthly package is close to 80 lakhs.
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    11 Votes


    "honest & gutsy."

    "Chor "

  5. 5.

    Barkha Dutt

    Indian Television Journalist
    Barkha Dutt is an Indian journalist, news reporter, television broadcaster and writer. She presently servicing in NDTV as a consulting publishing supervisor. The net annual income of Barkha Dutt is 3.6 crore annually and more than 30 lakh is her monthly income. She was born on 18 December 1971 in New Delhi, India. She got these journalistic skills to her mother. Her younger sister Bahar Dutt is also a television journalist working for CNN IBN. She is very popular and experienced journalist in India.  
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    9 Votes


    "Pak agent"

    "honest & gutsy."

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    Shaili Chopra

    Indian Business Journalist
    Shaili Chopra is a business journalist, author and entrepreneur from India. She was born on 21 July 1981 Jalandhar, Punjab, India. She also had a show on golf called "Tee Time With Shaili" and the anual income of Shaili Chopra is about 1.5 crore.
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    3 Votes


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    Vikram Chandra

    Indian Journalist
    Vikram Chandra was born on 7 January 1967 in Delhi, India. He is the famous News Anchor and founder, Editorji Technologies. He is the director of NDTV 24 X 7. He is the highest paid journalist having net annual income 2 crore.
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    Rajeev Masand

    Indian Film Critic
    Rajeev Masand was born in 1977. He is the famous movie critic and entertainment reporter for Noida and CNN-IBN. He released major American films released in India in his weekend show Now Showing. The annual income of Rajeev Masand is about 1 crore.
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    Menaka Doshi

    Indian Journalists
    Menaka Doshi is famous journalists having anual income of 1.5 crore. She is the corporate editor of business news channel CNBC TV18 . Usually she covers the news like energy, oil, gas, petrochemicals and of cement.
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    Gaurav Kalra

    Indian News Anchor
    Gaurav Kalra is one of the best anchor in India having vast knowledge of sports. He works as journalist for CNN IBN. At present he is the Senior Editor for the developing video in ESPN CricInfo. The anual income of Gaurav Kalra is about 1.5 crore.
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  11. Anjana Om Kashyap is an Indian journalist and news presenter. She is very popular Journalist in India. She was born on June 12, 1975 in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. She started her carrier as a journalist in 2003 with “aankho dekhi” by Doordarshan in the year 2003.
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