One of the most admired TV news anchors Rubika Liyaquat has joined News18 India as a consulting editor, she announced on 17th January 2024 on social media platform X (formerly Twitter). Previously, she was vice president of Bharat24 for 5 months until quitting in December last year.
Rubika Liyaquat is a seasoned journalist who was with ABP News for 5 years before joining Jagdish Chandra’s Bharat24. She hails from Udaipur and graduated from Mumbai University. In addition, she holds a degree in Mass Communication. Liyaquat’s career kicked off in 2007, and she has since worked for News24, Aaj Tak, Zee News, and Live India TV. Her most notable programs are Taal Thok Ke and Master Stroke on ABP News.
According to the BARC data, News18 India has been the top Hindi TV news channel for more than 18 months in a row. The channel’s commitment to creating a strong team of journalists is highlighted by its recent onboarding of Pankaj Bhargava, a recognized TV news personality from India TV. News18 India also features prominent personalities such as Prateek Trivedi, Kishore Ajwani, Amish Devgan, and Aman Chopra during prime-time hours. The channel’s preparation for the upcoming general elections has been boosted by the appointment of Rubika Liyaquat as Consulting Editor, which shows a strategic step.