Age: Zakka Jacob is 36 years young(approx).
Profession: Deputy Executive Editor/News Anchor.
Past: Sun TV.
China Central Television.
About: Zakka Jacob is a News anchor and Executive Editor Output at CNN-News18.
He has massive experience of more than 15 years in the field of news anchoring, his Combination of finesse, in-depth research and seriousness gives him a special place on Television media.
Earlier he worked with China Central Television and was the first South Asian face on Chinese National TV.
He first joined SUN Tv as a journalist later he moved to Headlines Today.
Zakka started his News anchor career in 2003 at the age of 20 at Headlines Today, when he created history by being the youngest News anchor in the history of Indian Media.
During his time at Headlines Today, he interviewed many global celebrities, Entrepreneur, and politicians like US President Bill Clinton, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and writer Salman Rushdie, etc.
Zakka Later moved to China to join China Central Television and created history again becoming the first South Asian face on Chinese national TV.
He is currently working for CNN-News18 as an Executive Editor Output and News Anchor.
Zakka is the host of “Faceoff ” which airs at 9 pm on CNN News18, This show specializes in the Foreign Affairs events and also it covers the geopolitical issues.
As a journalist he covered much news across the globe like the Asian tsunami of 2004, the Mumbai terror attacks 2008, the leadership transition in China in 2012 and the Indian General Elections.
Awards and Achievements:
Zakka Holds the Title of “Best News Presenter In Asia” awarded by the Asian Television Academy.
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