Zeba Warsia, works in the capacity of a Managing Editor of NMTV. She has been with the local news station for over 10 years. Having started her career at the age of 17 years as an intern with NMTV, she brought in her own fresh style of anchoring news, and climbed the popularity charts in a jiffy in the local arena. Today, she is known as the face of electronic media in Navi Mumbai.
Over the years, she has juggled the roles of an anchor and a reporter with equal panache. She is widely appreciated and acclaimed for her courageous and exemplary reportage over public interest issues. She has addressed major issues as an anchor through her weekend news bulletins.
Starting her as reporter she has attained the post Chief Executive and Managing Editor of NMTV. She leads a big team of professionals which includes visualizes, desk writers, camera persons, senior reporters and technical editors.
It was not at all easy for her as she had to face many difficulties and challenges to climb to this level. Her honesty, loyalty and dedication have won her more respect and honors in the city. For the kind of public interest reporting that Zeba has done, she has many awards to her name that include “Excellence in Media Reporting” at the hands of social activist Medha Patkar, In New Bombay (a popular local newspaper of Navi Mumbai) conferred on her the Best Journalist Award, WISH (A NGO working for Women) has conferred on her the Young Achievers Award and the Navi Mumbai Tamil Sangam conferred on her the “Excellence in Journalism” award. Besides this, Zeba Warsia has won many other awards; and she has been the youngest achievers to win most of these awards.
Zeba’s strength is her aptitude for news and people. From humble beginnings, she overcame tremendous personal hardships and disadvantages to become one of the most valuable television journalists. For the NMTV Team, she is a leader who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
She also has a great courage to fulfill her vision through passion and not by her position. Her actions have always inspired others to dream more, learn more, do more. For her, productivity has never been an accident. It was always the result of her commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. She being a perfect Sagittarian walks an emotional tightrope but is always fearless in all her actions.
In her own inspiring words one of the keys to her success resonates with the boldness of a true champion for women: “Most people assume that because I’m a woman, I’m someone who’s standing behind a leader, a man.” But she adds, “The fact that they’re unenlightened is their problem, not mine.”
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