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Meet Kanika Chadda Gupta: A Modern Renaissance Woman
She’s a journalist turned entrepreneur with a passion for telling stories.
Kanika Chadda Gupta is a true renaissance woman. She’s a journalist turned entrepreneur with a passion for telling stories. But these aren’t just any stories; these are the human interest stories of the Mumbai terror attacks, entertainment stories covering Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire,” and the fashion stories fresh from Lakme Fashion Week. No one day is the same for the businesswoman whether she’s reporting or running business meetings for Kronologie Agency—the company she launched. Also Read – ‘Unbelievable & Heartbreaking’: Twitter in Shock After Rohit Sardana’s Death, PM Modi-Amit Shah Pay Tributes
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“My foray into television was nothing short of serendipity, ” Gupta said. “After being crowned Miss India East Coast at a national pageant, I was given the opportunity to host my own show on Darshan TV, a local South Asian television network.”
It was at Darshan TV that she knew she had a knack for television production, which led Gupta to pursue her Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. Her degree—combined with her love for her culture—inspired Gupta to move to India where she began working for a CNN affiliate. She even became a host of “E tonight” and “Fashion Police” where she interviewed celebrities including Bollywood stars Priyanka Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, and Hrithik Roshan.
When Gupta was ready to return to the U.S., she moved to New York where she became an Executive Producer for Zee TV Americas…
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