About Anuranjan Jha

Anuranjan Jha is an Indian Journalist who covers topics which deals with Indian politics, society, art & culture. Jha, who also launched India's first matrimonial television channel, Shagun TV, is a sting specialist of sorts. His career in journalism spans 20 years. He has primarily been a reporter specializing in investigations. Before launching Shagun TV, Jha has worked with India TV, Cobra Post, Zee News, Aaj Tak, BAG Films, India News and Jansatta, and was most recently chief operating officer (COO) of the news channel CNEB.

Early life and education

Jha hails from a small village called Phulwaria, in the Motihari district of Bihar and belongs from a patriotic and writer's family. He is grandson of the most prominent author Ramesh Chandra Jha. He is graduated in History from University of Delhi and received a post-graduate diploma in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

He started his Journalism career with Print Media and worked with Indian Express and Jansatta as correspondent. At the age of 30 Anuranjan Jha became an Editor and News Director of News channel India News.He has worked with companies like Zee news, Aaj Tak, BAG Films, India TV, India News, Cobra Post, Jansatta. Then, he became Managing Director of well known Media company Vertent Media Soft Pvt. Ltd. The company has a full-fledged 24-hour lifestyle/entertainment TV channel called Shagun TV, India's first matrimonial channel.

Anuranjan Jha founded Park Media Pvt Ltd. in the 2009 and started a News and Investigative Web Portal Media Sarkar.com in 2010. He is currently founder and CEO of Media Sarkar, which came into light after conducting a sting operation in which several Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders such as its media faces Shazia Ilmi and Kumar Vishwas, were purportedly caught recovering money from individuals and getting the land deals done, agreed to extend their support in return for donations in cash. This sting operation created the huge panic and troubles in Aam Aadmi Party.[3]. On 22 Nov 2013,the website crashed after receiving its heaviest traffic ever.

He has been writing features, articles, columns on different social and political issues in many national newspapers, magazines and journals.