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Marya Shakil
Marya Shakil

Marya Shakil

Political Editor, Senior Anchor
Journalist, News Anchor, Editor
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About Marya Shakil

Marya Shakil is an award-winning Journalist with over 12 years of experience. Her show on the Muslims yearning to be part of the mainstream earned her the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award in Politics and Government category in 2012. She also received the award in the same category for the Lok Sabha election coverage of 2014. Marya is Political Editor, Senior Anchor with CNN-News18 who works as part of the National Bureau team. She regularly anchors, reports and produces her show – Reporters Project. As a reporter who covers politics and ministries of Union of India, Marya reported during the General Elections of 2009, 2014 and the state assembly elections of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana and Jharkhand etc. She joined CNN-News18 (A Time Warner & Network 18 Service) immediately after completing her Masters in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia’s AJK Mass Communication Research Centre in 2005. She was also awarded a research fellowship with SARAI-Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in 2004. She also won the prestigious Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship in 2016. Was the first tv journalist to report on the night of the clampdown of Baba Ramdev’s agitation at the Ramlila Maidan. Human interest stories and shows as commentaries on society are her forte, in which Marya has given successfully contributed some of the best stories to the channel/ She often takes workshops in media institutes in India. She enjoys interacting with aspiring students of mass communication and journalism. Travelling in the Hindi-heartland and learning from people is what she likes most. Collapse

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Face Off: Finally, History Made At Sabarimala
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Face Off: Finally, History Made At Sabarimala

Face Off: PM Bats For Legal Route On Mandir
January 1, 2019, 11:24 PM IST

Face Off: PM Bats For Legal Route On Mandir

Watch: Election Epicentre With Marya Shakil
December 20, 2018, 10:47 PM IST

Watch: Election Epicentre With Marya Shakil

January 1, 1970, 5:30 AM IST