Rajdeep Sardesai, 55, is an award winning senior journalist, author, tv news presenter. His latest book 2019: How Modi Won India is a national best seller as was his previous book 2014: The Election That Changed India which has been translated into half a dozen languages , His book Democracy’s Eleven:The Great Story of Indian Cricket was shortlisted by MCC Lords as cricket book of the year in 2017-18 .
Currently the consulting editor and lead news anchor of the India Today group, he has over three decades of journalistic experience in print and television. He was the founder editor of the IBN 18 network which included CNN IBN, IBN 7 and IBN Lokmat. Prior to that, he was Managing Editor of both NDTV 24X7 and NDTV India and was responsible for overseeing the news policy for both the channels. He has also worked with The Times of India for 6 years and was city editor of its Mumbai edition at the age of 26.
During his long career in journalism, he has covered major national and international stories, specialising in national politics. He has won more than 50 awards for journalistic excellence, including the prestigious Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008. He has been the President of the Editors Guild of India.
A graduate of St Xaviers college, he has completed his Masters and LLB from Oxford University and played first class cricket at Oxford and captained Mumbai schools.
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