Highest Salary News Anchors Of India, List

While the salaries are obviously much more than the average salaries earned by news anchors, you can still manage to get there if you stay at the top of your game.

Ravish Kumar

Ravish Kumar


 Ravish Kumar is a journalist, an author and also a popular media personality. He is the Managing Editor of NDTV India, he hosts the Hindi news channel of the NDTV news such as the channel’s weekday show Prime Time and Ravish Ki Report. Estimated annual salary: Rs. 2.16 – 2.40 Crore INR. He wrote several books like,

Sudhir Chaudhary

Sudhir Chaudhary

3. Sweta Singh

Shweta Singh

Another Bihar born news anchor, Sweta Singh dreamt of becoming a documentary filmmaker but ended up becoming a journalist and news presenter. She is the Executive Editor of Special Programming at Aaj Tak and is well known for her excellent sports news coverage. Estimated annual salary: Rs. 3.40 Crore INR

4. Rajat Sharma

Rajat Sharma


The oldest News anchor in the list, Rajat Sharma at his 62, has had to struggle the most to get where he is today. But that would demand a whole other article. He is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of India TV. But he is more famous as the anchor and inventor of the very popular TV show “Aap Ki Adalat” where he asks tough questions to ministers as well as celebrities in front of a live audience. Estimated annual salary: Rs. 3.60 Crore INR

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5. Nidhi Razdan