Shaili Chopra is the leading female Indian business journalist, who has nearly 12 years of experience in the field of Tv anchoring, reporting and writing column. She was born as daughter of Anil Chopra and Suman Chopra on 21st july 1981 in Jalandhar, Punjab. She is one of the most trusted faces in Indian business journalism. She and her husband Shivnath Thukral reported live from outside the Hotel Taj in Mumbai during the terror attacks of 26/11, this proves her bravery and excellency in her field.
Early Life and Education
Shaili has done her schooling from Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, New Delhi. She then got her Master’s degree in Broadcast and television from, The Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. She then took a training in broadcast with the BBC at journalism school. She has worked at CNBC, NDTV and ETNOW.
Shaili has worked with NDTV 24×7 as Markets and Corporate Affairs Editor and NDTV profit as the Senior News Editor-Corporate for over 5 years and then with ETNOW for three years. Her hugely successful golf show is Tee Time with Shaili Chopra where she engages business golfers, pros and celebrity players on the golf course for a ‘walk the talk’. It continues even now in a different avatar called ‘Tee off with Shaili’. She has also covered international events like the G-20, Wef@Davos. The Bretton Wood Conference 2011, India Economic Summit and the World Retail Congress. She was named one of India’s 50 most influential women in media, marketing and advertising by Impact Magazine.
She won the News Television Award for the best English Reporter across India in 2007 and later in 2008, her business golf show Business on Course, won the Best Show Award. In March 2010, Chopra won the Best Business Anchor Award and was felicitated with FICCI’s Women Achiever Award.
She was also awarded with Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Business Journalism at the Indian Express RNG Awards 2012, considered the highest honor for journalists in India.
Shaili also has written three books namely,
Birdies in Business
When I Was 25: The Leaders Looks Back
Big Connects Politics In The Age Of Social Media by Shaili Chopra