The Ramon Magasaysay award-winning news anchor, Ravish Kumar has resigned from his post as senior executive editor at NDTV India, according to reports. This comes a day after Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy resigned from the board of directors of NDTV’s promoter group RRPR Holding Private limited.
According to reports, the news channel announced his resignation in an internal communication on Wednesday.
The channel stated in the internal email that the resignation comes into effect immediately. “Few journalists have impacted people as much as Ravish did. This reflects in the immense feedback about him — in the ‘crowds he draws everywhere; in the prestigious awards and recognition he has received, within India and internationally,” read the mail. “Ravish has been an integral part of NDTV for decades, his contribution has been immense, and we know he will be successful as he embarks on a new beginning,” the mail said.
Ravish Kumar joined New Delhi Television Network (NDTV) in 1996, and has been associated with its channels since. The news anchor used to host a number of programs including the channel’s flagship weekday show Hum Log, Ravish ki Report, Des Ki Baat, and Prime Time.
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