Anjana Om Kashyap is a News presenter, News anchor and a Journalist who hails from Bihar. Journalism, once a field dominated by male members is now witnessing a change in the scenario. Many women are opting to enter this field. Though, initially, they limited themselves to presenting the News, women like Anjana Om Kashyap have broken the bubble and are playing an aggressive role in the media. Her recent coverage of the Delhi Gang rape, even though she was harassed on a busy road of Delhi, has increased her popularity quotient. She is one among the Star Journalists, today.
Anjana Om Kashyap started her career in 2003. She joined the Zee Television for a desk job. After the completion of five years at Zee Television, She joined News 24 in 2007 and she was the prime-time anchor and the Deputy Executive Producer in this Hindi channel. Later in 2012,she joined Aaj Tak as AEP. She is also the Deputy Editor at Aaj Tak. She also hosts the show Halla Bol on Aaj Tak. Her coverage of the Delhi gang rape made her popular, at the same time she was criticized for being a mute spectator when her co- anchor allegedly raised a sexist question to Minister Smriti Irani, when she was addressing students of Delhi University.
Anjana did her schooling at Loreto Convent, Ranchi. She did Botany Honors at Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, after which she did her Masters in Social work from the Delhi school of Social work. She started an NGO. She was in the field of Social work for 5 years, then she did her Diploma in Journalism from Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi, in 2002.
She is married to her boyfriend, during her college days– Om Kashyap, who is a Police officer now and has a daughter and a son.
Her Net worth is not known. In the media Industry, the English anchors are paid more than the Hindi anchors so, it is likely that the salary that Anjana Om Kashyap receives, grows at a lesser rate than her popularity.
She regularly hosts a debate show called Halla Bol on Aaj Tak Television channel.
- Name: Anjana Om Kashyap
- Date of Birth: 12th June 1975
- Place of Birth: Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
- Religion: Hindu
- Marital status: Married
- Husband’s Name: Om Kashyap
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches
- Weight: 50 kg
- Eye color: NA
- Profession: Journalist, News anchor