Rajdeep Sardesai

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Following above you will read today success story of  Mr. Rajdeep Sardesai  : 
 
We all know this Suave , Eloquent , Vocal , News Commentator, Political Commentator, high flying Journalist... 
 
Yes , his name is Rajdeep Sardesai who is also an Indi Editor-in-Chief of IBN18 Network, that includes CNN-IBN, IBN-7 and IBN-Lokmat.
 
Rajdeep Sardesai   was born in 1965 at Ahmedabad to a Goan father, well known the former Indian Test Cricketer Dilip sardesai,the then stylish batsman of Indian cricket and a Maharashtrian mother, Nandini Sardesai, an activist in Mumbai and former head of the Department of Sociology at St. Xaviour college, Mumbai
 
He completed his schooling up to ICSE from the Campion school in Mumbai, did two years of ISC in the Cathedral School, Mumbai, and completed a bachelor's course in Economics from St Xavior college , Mumbai He then went to University college , oxford getting the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts ,and Bachelor of civil law. He also represented Oxford University Cricket club in county cricket and played 7 matches for them as a batsman in the English summer of 1987. As a student he was an extremely active member of Christian church choirs.
 
Rajdeep Sardesai entered television journalism in 1994 as Political Editor, New Delhi Television (NDTV ) He was particularly recognized for his coverage of the Gujrat Riots. He later quit NDTV to start his own company, Global Broadcat News (GBN), in collaboration with the American giant CNN and TV 18. The latter broadcasts the Indian Edition  of CNBC called CNBC18, the Hindi consumer channel, CNBC Awaaaz and an international channel, SAW. The new channel with Sardesai as the Editor-in-Chief has been named CNN-IBN. It went on air on 17 December 2005. Channel 7 has also come under this umbrella after Sardesai's company bought a 46 percent stake in the channel. Channel 7 has since been renamed IBN-7
 
Rajdeep Sardesai is the ex President of Editors Guild of India and is succeeded by T.N. Ninan. He is also a member of the Population Council. He writes columns for leading English dailies. He is considered to be one of the best anchors
 
He is married to sagarika Ghose, a well known anchor  journalist and fellow senior editor and anchor at CNN-IBN, since 1994. They have two children, son Ishan and daughter Tarini.
 
Rajdeep is a star journalist today but he has  slogged day in and day out  to produce the best programmes. He rarely took an off day and worked round the clock when the situation so demanded
 
For those who wish to rise , sky is the limit and this has  been exemplified by Rajdeep sardesai time and again.
 
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