Shamsher Singh

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Shamsher Singh
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Born7 October 1966
Purnea District, Bihar, India
🏳️ NationalityIndian
💼 Occupation
Journalist
📆 Years active  1996–present
🏡 Home townPurnea, Bihar, India
🏅 AwardsRamnath Goenka Award[1][2]
2010 Journalism

Shamsher Singh is an Indian journalist who has worked with news networks including Aajtak, India TV and Zee Media Network. He was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2010 in the category On-the-spot-Reporting (Broadcast). Currently, he is working as an editor at Republic Bharat.[3]

Early life[edit]

Singh was born on 7 October 1966 in a small village of Purnea District in Bihar,[4] India.

Career[edit]

In 1998 he joined Aajtak as a reporter.[5] He came back to Delhi in 2009 as Deputy editor for Aajtak,[6] where he was involved in political and investigative journalism.[7]

In November 2013, he moved to India TV as editor for Current Affairs.[8][9] In July 2015, he was one of the few people selected for the BRICS Media Summit 2015 held in Moscow, Russia for his contributions to journalism.[10][11]In April 2017 he joined as Editor National Affairs, Zee Hindustan, and launched the channel.[12] In November 2018, he became editor at Republic Bharat.[13][14] He hosted a show Jai Hind[15][16] on Zee Hindustan.

Reporting[edit]

On 14 March 2011, Singh covered the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan. He was the first journalist from India on the spot at the disaster site.[17]

On 18 December 2009, Singh covered the UN Climate Change Summit, Copenhagen and reported from the event.[18]

In August 2008, Singh covered Kandhmal Riots in Odisha, in which he reported from the riot site. For this story, he was given the Ramnath Goenka Award for on-the-spot reporting in 2010.[1][2]

Awards[edit]

  • Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards (2010) for On-the-spot-Reporting (Broadcast)[1][2]

See also[edit]

  • Arnab Goswami
  • Rajat Sharma

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "And the awards go to..." The Indian Express. 23 July 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Edmond, Deepu Sebastian; Kulkarni, Rashmi (25 July 2010). "Between the lines". The Indian Express.
  3. "Republic Bharat, Hindi news channel, to launch Q1 of 2019". Indian Television.Com. 29 November 2018.
  4. "सीमांचल का बेटा शमशेर सिंह बने रिब्लिक टीवी हिंदी के संपादक।". seemanchalkiawaaz.com. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. "शमशेर सिंह – आज तक Blogs". India Today. 25 March 2015. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  6. "कोपेनहेगन सम्‍मेलन का आखिरी दिन, निराशा कायम". India Today (in हिन्दी). 18 December 2009. Retrieved 27 June 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  7. "जापान: फुकुशिमा एटमी रिएक्‍टर नंबर 3 में धमाका". India Today (in हिन्दी). 14 March 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. "India TV freshens its look, strengthens editorial team". indiatvnews.com. 15 December 2013.
  9. "India TV announces new appointments, gears up for Elections 2014 and beyond". indiatvnews.com. 13 December 2013.
  10. "Russia Today Brings Together Media Leaders from the BRICS Countries". BRICS. Archived from the original on 22 March 2017. Retrieved 12 July 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  11. "BRICS media houses to form wire service". Independent Online. South Africa. Retrieved 12 July 2020.
  12. "तेजतर्रार टीवी पत्रकार शमशेर सिंह अब जी मीडिया ग्रुप से जुड़े | No. 1 Indian Media News Portal". bhadas4media.com. 20 April 2017. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  13. "Shamsher Singh to head Republic TV's soon-to-be-launched Hindi channel". Exchange4media. 26 November 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  14. "Republic हिंदी की जिम्मेदारी संभालेंगे ये पत्रकार, अरनब ने खेला बड़ा दांव". samachar4media.com. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  15. "Jai Hind Shamsher Ke Sath". TV Guide. 19 December 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  16. Zee Hindustan on Facebook Watch, retrieved 27 June 2020
  17. "जापान: फुकुशिमा एटमी रिएक्‍टर नंबर 3 में धमाका". India Today (in हिन्दी). Retrieved 12 July 2020.
  18. "कोपेनहेगन सम्‍मेलन का आखिरी दिन, निराशा कायम". India Today (in हिन्दी). Retrieved 12 July 2020.



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