most news anchors in television today are women, it
comes as no surprise that from the head of the channel
- Vandana Malik to most of its anchors; CNBC TV 18
has a host of determined women who are trying to make
Malik - The force behind the CNBC TV 18 team!
the channel is a tribute to India's growing importance
on the international business radar, it's women power
that has been instrumental in giving the channel a
face in the industry. Malik was among the core team
that split from Business India Television to form
an independent television software company almost
a decade ago. She single-handedly ran the Mumbai bureau
of TV18 where she played the multi-faceted role as
the bureau head, producer, reporter and host all rolled
TV18 tied up with CNBC, Malik devised new shows and
explored genres to keep a diverse audience engaged.
TV18 also set up a new division called 18 Entertainment
where she donned the managing director's hat.
business channel has now carved a strong niche that
is growing every day, fuelled by a growing corporate
and business culture and the burgeoning community
of active investors. The team has put in an effort
to make it a channel where the viewer comes with a
purpose. The channel is unique in terms of viewer
profile, ambiance and nature of viewing. And its success
lies in the unchanged faces, its anchors!
Sengupta - What's her story?
rule the roost at CNBC as far as the core team of
anchors is concerned. Young, enthusiastic and radiant
women out to make an impression are the nucleus of
this organisation. The most well known faces on the
channel are Anuradha Sengupta who anchors Storyboard,
Renuka Kirpalani, ace navigator and rallyist who hosts
the Auto Show, Shereen Bhan, Mini Menon, Menaka
Doshi and Gaurika Chaudhari.
Menon - When she talks, the world listens!
Menon, a history graduate from St. Stephen's College,
Delhi has a masters in communication studies from
Pune University, specializing in Media Research. Menon
started her career in media with TVi and then moved
on to Star TV Network, where she anchored India
Business Week. Menon has also worked on Star
Talk and for various other programs on Doordarshan
and ANI. At
CNBC-TV18, Menon anchors The Goodlife Show,
India Business Hour and Business Lunch.
Bhan - Jack of all trades and master too!
dynamic beauty on the channel is Shereen Bhan. A graduate
from St. Stephen's College, New Delhi with a degree
in Philosophy, she too has a masters in communication
studies from The University of Pune, with Film and
Television as her area of specialization. It comes
as no surprise that she topped the University masters
started her career with UTV as an associate producer
in the news and current affairs division and has worked
with Karan Thapar producing shows like Hard Talk
India and Face to Face for the BBC, We
the People for Star and Line of Fire for
Sab TV. Her stint with CNBC-TV18 began in December
2000 and since then there has been no looking back
for her. Bhan has been anchoring and producing bulletins,
special shows on golf and managing events oraganised
name to contend with in the team is Gaurika Chaudhari.
A graduate from Lady Shri Ram College in 1993, she
holds a degree in English Literature from the Delhi
University. Chaudhari studied social communications
- media at the BK Somani Polytechnic, Sophia College
in Mumbai. Her career in television started in 1994
in the area of infotainment when she joined TV18 as
a correspondent on The India Show. Chaudhari
has worked as producer on various TV18 productions
and has researched and written scripts for the legal
documentary dramas - Bhanwar (Sony Entertainment
Television) and Haadsa (Sab TV). Chaudhari
has been associated with CNBC-TV18 since 2000 and
is a regular face on Your Stocks, Dalal
Street and Bazaar Aaj on CNBC-TV18.
as India's stock is rising across the board, these
achievers are also flying high!!