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Shaili Chopra

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Date of Birth: 1981 , July-21
Birth Nation: India
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch

Quick Timeline of Shaili Chopra

1981 Birth of Indian Journalist Shaili Chopra
2002 Got a Master's Degree
2011 Covered the Bretton Woods Conference
2012 Honored with the Ramnath Goenka Award

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July 21 , 1981

Birth of Indian Journalist Shaili Chopra

Shaili Chopra is an Indian business journalist, author, and entrepreneur. She was born on 21 July 1981, as a daughter of Anil Chopra, a retired fighter pilot of Indian Army, and Suman Chopra in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. 


Got a Master's Degree

Shaili completed her schooling from Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, New Delhi whereas she earned her master's degree in Broadcast and television from The Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. She later took a training in Broadcast at journalism school.


Covered the Bretton Woods Conference

 During her career in journalism, she has covered for several events and conference. In 2011, she covered for The Bretton Woods Conference, first held in 1944 to regulate the international monetary and financial order after the conclusion of world war II. 


Honored with the Ramnath Goenka Award

The very talented and devoted female business journalist, author and entrepreneur Shaili Chopra was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for excellence in Business Journalism. She was honored with the award at the Indian Express RNG Awards 2012.


She first worked as Market and Corporate Affairs Editor with NDTV 24×7 and with NDTV Profit as the Senior News Editor- Corporate for over five years. She then worked with ET NOW for three years. 

 After she became an entrepreneur, she has written three books till now; which are

  • Birdies in Business on August 2012
  • The Big Connect: Politics in the age of Social Media on April 2014 and
  • When I was 25 on December 2014

Shaili got married with Shivnath Thukral. Her husband is the group president, Corporate Branding and Strategic initiatives at Essar Shaili with her husband Shivnath, showed their bravery and devotion towards their field by reporting live from outside of the Hotel Taj Mahal in Mumbai during the terror attacks of 26/11. Shaili Chopra holds an Indian nationality and she belongs to Indian ethnicity too. She has a net worth of 1.5 Crore (IC).