Dr. Manju Dagar is a News Channal Head at RU-B-RU Today. She has a rich experience of anchoring, with organizations like All India Radio, Doordarshan, Aakashvani and various news channels. When taking her Ph.D. she worked as freelancer sports reporter with All India Radio and also anchored some sports programme for Doordarshan, Chandigarh Centre. While attached with these organizations she got a lot of field and camera facing experience. After completing her studies she joined Time Today as News Reader and partial News Head. Her dedication and sincerity for the profession earned her the Best Regional News Anchor award – 2010, by Media Federation of India. At that point of time she had an experience of only a little over 2 years. With almost 3+ years of experience at Time Today and 1+ years of experience at RU-B-RU Today as News Head. At both the organizations she has conducted almost 200+ interviews of prominent personalities which includes politicians, sports persons, entrepreneur and some other social personalities, which proves her ability to communicate and relate well to others.
Dr. Dagar is also an active member of some national and International NGO’s like Yuvsatta and Rotary.
1) Time Today, Chandigarh
News Anchor and also acting News Head (June 2008 to Sept.2010)
2) DTV News, Patiala
News Anchor (Oct. 2007 to May 2008)
3) All India Radio, New Delhi – freelancer sports reporter for one year.
4) Doordarshan, Chandigarh Centre – anchoring Sports Programme for one year in
5) Worked as a freelancer in Aakashvani – Rohtak for a programme by name ‘Varta’.
6) Media Coordinator to Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Ch.Birender Singh (Former Finance Minister, Haryana)
Awards and Prizes
1) “Utkarast Patarkarit Awards ” by FIJEEHA ( Form for Indian journalist on education, environment, health and agriculture ) on the occasion of National Press Day on 16 November 2014.
2) Special appreciation from Islamabad Press Club to enhance peace activity between India and Pakistan on 7 November 2014.
3) Special friendship Honoured in Sultanate of Oman 28 December 2012 for my contribution to enhance friendship with other countries on the behalf of Press trust of Punjab by Coorg Hockey team Management.
4) Received Best Journalist Award – 2012, by Journalist Association of India in 22 September 2012.
5) Received Best Regional News Anchor award – 2010, by Media Federation of India in March 2010.
6) Bronze in 15th Open Swimming Championship, Chandigarh.