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 NDTVs 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.
Some personal and professional news: after 21 years at NDTV, I am changing direction and moving on. Later this year, I start as an Associate Professor teaching journalism as part of Harvard Universitys Faculty of Arts and Sciences 1/n
? Nidhi Razdan (@Nidhi) June 13, 2020
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 2/n
? Nidhi Razdan (@Nidhi) June 13, 2020
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