A fierce woman who never hesitates in raising her voice and talking about what’s right, Faye D’Souza is an epitome of truth and bravery. An award winning journalist, television news anchor and a spokesperson for real issues, Faye has always been on the forefront to speak up and bring awareness.
Faye started her journalism career with All India Radio and later worked as a post graduate journalist at CNBC TV18 in 2003. She ran three weekly shows on ET Now – Investor's Guide, All About Stocks and The Property Guide.
When Times Network launched the English news channel Mirror Now Faye was appointed as its senior editor. The Urban Debate show, a flagship show under Mirror Now, held by Faye was started to talk about the issues like corruption, inefficiency, apathy which are the root cause of problems faced by Indians.
Faye has always focused on key issues related to accountability of government, responsible taxation, safety of women and children, education, health and urban development which garnered her a lot of appreciation.
Faye was the youngest woman journalist in India to have led a national news channel as its ‘Executive Editor’. She is young, fresh and brutally honest and hence she is also known as the ‘journalist of the millennials’.
In the year 2019, she resigned from Mirror Now and within a short time she went independent and started with a short-format video network app that delivers news in 30 seconds reels.
During the pandemic she, with help of her team of journalists, began posting verified daily news updates and broadcasting agreeable snippets of information through Instagram.
During the second wave of pandemic she launched her 10-minute-long news-bulletin-style segment called Just The News, where she conducted an old-school reading of the daily news without any opinions or debate. Post that she launched #CircleOfHope with actor Alia Bhatt to simply help and verify government and private helplines in circulation.
Faye presented a four-part weekly series Context India under Al Jazeera English. She also performed for Amazon Prime Video’s unscripted stand up comedy series One Mic Stand.
Awards and Accomplishments
Awards and Accomplishments
- ‘Journalist of the Year’ award by Redlink awards on 15th May 2018
- ‘News Anchor of the Year’ award by the International Advertising Association(IAA) on 27th July 2018
- ‘Rachna award’ by Rachna organization on 16th October 2018
- ‘The Opinion Maker of the Year’ by Vogue Awards on 1st November 2018
- ‘The Face of the Year’ award by Kanara Catholic Association (KCA) on 9th December 2018
- Award for News Television’s ‘Editor in Chief of the year’ by the News Broadcasting Awards on 15th February 2019
Why Faye D’Souza ?
A woman so dignified and true to her work, that the whole country applauds her for her conviction and strength. Faye D’souza is a woman of substance who never bows down and is always willing to stand for the truth. Her unbiased stance and work ethic towards the issues in our country is worth appreciating and makes her one of the strongest voices in Indian media.