Prannoy Roy is an Indian Journalist and a media personality. He is a co-founder and executive co-chairperson of New Delhi Television (NDTV) along with his wife Radhika Roy.
Prannoy Roy started his career as a TV / digital journalist in India along with an author and a professional British Chartered Accountant and Economist. He was also connected with the India’s national television network Doordarshan and for BBC World News’ Question Time India.
On Doordarshan, he hosted news programs “The News Tonight” and “The World This Week” and that program was nominated as one of India’s 5 best television programs since independence. He also started India’s first 24-hour English news channel NDTV 24×7.
Prannoy Roy was born on 1949 went to The Doon School and graduated with first class from Queen Mary College, London. He continued his studies for Phd from Delhi School of Economics.
Prannoy Roy which is the cousin of famous author Arundhati Roy got married to Radhika Roy who is his school friend and they together have a daughter named Tara Roy.
Prannoy focused on few social issues and run annual campaign like “Greenathon”, “7 Wonders of India” and the “Save Our Tigers campaign
There are numbers of awards won by Prannoy Roy including Leverhulme Trust (UK) Fellowship, Queen Mary College Prize for results at BSc and an OPOS Scholarship at the Doon School to study at Haileybury College.
Name: Prannoy Roy
Date of Birth: 15 October 1949
Place of Birth: Kolkata
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Radhika Roy
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Profession: News Journalist, Psephologist, Economist
Title – Executive Co-Chairperson NDTV
Years active – 1984- present
Children – Tara Roy
Website – ndtv.in