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DTV From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search This article is about the company. For the news channels owned by the company, see NDTV India and NDTV 24x7. NDTV NDTV logo.svg Experience. Truth First Type Public Traded as BSE: 532529 NSE: NDTV Industry Mass media Founded 1984; 37 years ago Founders Prannoy Roy Radhika Roy Headquarters New Delhi, India Key people Prannoy Roy (Co-Chairperson) Radhika Roy (Co-Chairperson) Products Broadcasting Web portals Revenue ?3.93 billion (US$52 million) (2020) Net income ?290 million (US$3.9 million) (2020) Number of employees 543 (2019) Website www.ndtv.com New Delhi Television Ltd is an Indian news media company focusing on broadcast and digital news publication. The company is considered to be a legacy brand that pioneered independent news broadcasting in India, and is credited for launching the first 24x7 news channel and the first lifestyle channel in the country. It owns a
nd operates the broadcast news channels of NDTV India and NDTV 24x7. The two channels of the company have received 32 Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards. NDTV was founded in 1984, by economist Prannoy Roy and journalist Radhika Roy, a husband and wife duo from the city of Kolkata. It began as a production house for news segments, contracted by the public broadcaster Doordarshan and international satellite channels when television broadcasting was a state monopoly, and transitioned into the first independent news network in India. The company launched the first 24x7 news channel in partnership with Star India in 1998. Between 1998 and 2003, NDTV was in an exclusive agreement with Star India to produce all of their news segments. In 2003, it became an independent broadcasting network with the simultaneous launch of the Hindi and English language news channels known as NDTV India and NDTV 24x7. It also launched a business news channel NDTV Profit which was later converted i
nto an information and entertainment channel NDTV Prime. The company has had business interests in general entertainment and e-commerce, and is part of the management of a number of broadcast channels including the lifestyle channel NDTV Good Times, the infotainment channel Astro Awani and the news channel Independent Television through various joint ventu