Marya Shakil

Marya Shakil
Age: Marya Shakil is 36 years young(approx).

Born: 1983.

Nationality: Indian.

Home Town: Jehanabad.

Current City: Delhi.

Profession:News Anchor/Political Editor.

Channel: CNN-News18 (August 2005-present)

About: Marya Shakil is a Ramanath Goenka awardee experienced television journalist cum anchor who works for CNN-News18.
She is also the Visiting faculty at AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia University, and Amity University.


Marya got her Masters in Arts degree in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia Islamia University in 2005.


Marya joined at CNN-News18, which is formerly known as CNN-IBN founded by Rajdeep Sardesai on August 2005 after the completion of her Post-graduation degree.

She joined there as a Journalist /Reporter. During her time as a journalist, she Successfully conducted interviews of prominent political leaders and ministers at both regional and national levels and important newsmakers.

Though she is from Bihar she understands Bihar and Uttar Pradesh politics well so she Extensively reported on news events coming from the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

She extensively traveled and reported during the Lok Sabha elections of 2014 and 2009.

Covered events like Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev movements and natural calamities like the floods in Bihar, covered state assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Bihar, etc.

After her successful stint as a reporter, she promoted as a News Anchor and Political Editor for CNN-News18.

She is currently co-hosting Epicentre Tonight which is a late-night show formerly known as Epic Centre @7 with Shreya Dhoundial.

Marya Shakil Marriage: Marya is married to Irrfan Khan, the couple got married in 2013 and has a Son.

About Irfan Khan: Irrfan Khan is the founder of Blogmint Company.

Awards and Achievements:

Marya Shakil is the winner of Ramnath Goenka Award as Best Political journalist in 2012.

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