Sanjoy Majumder Bio, BBC, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Sanjoy Majumder?

Sanjoy Majumder is a journalist working with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as the India Correspondent BBC since August 2006. Before joining the BBC, he worked for the American television networks National Broadcasting Company (NBC) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). He started his career at BBC in 1999 and was posted to the BBC South Asia bureau in Delhi in 2001 as the India Online Editor (October 2001 – July 2006).

Sanjoy Majumder
Sanjoy Majumder

Sanjoy Majumder Date of Birth / Age

Majumder’s exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Sanjoy Majumder Height

Majumder is of average height.

Sanjoy Majumder Parents and Siblings

Majumder is originally from London where he was born. Sanjoy grew up in Africa, the Middle East, and India. However, he has managed to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will ensure the information is updated once it’s available to the public.

Sanjoy Majumder Spouse Wife

Majumder has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether he is married or not but the information will be updated once available.

Sanjoy Majumder Kids / Children

Majumder has not come out in public on whether he has children at the moment. However, we will keep you updated on this information once more details concerning this are available.

Sanjoy Majumder Education

Majumder studied at St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and Northwestern University, Chicago.

Sanjoy Majumder Career

Majumder is an Indian correspondent in the BBC’s South Asia Bureau, who has been involved in various activities including Newsgathering, television and radio broadcasting, and leading editorial decisions. Sanjoy has been part of special programming, mentoring, and training young journalists as well.

Sanjoy has been a pioneer in the use of Digital Media and setting up the BBC news website’s South Asia page (1999). In addition, he was among the pioneer in the BBC’s India page as the BBC news website’s India Editor (2002-2005). Therefore, Sanjoy has been developing text and video content across multiple digital platforms. He has also reported for Radio New Zealand, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and National Public Radio, USA.

Majumder was lucky to have been appointed the Deputy Managing Editor for BBC World Service in India in January 2018. Here, he managed a team of 300 and oversaw the BBC’s historic and massive expansion in the Indian media market. There was a launch of four new digital and television language services alongside existing services in English, Hindi, and Tamil.

Further, Sanjoy was given temporary charge as Deputy Head of Asia in May 2022. Therefore, his duty was to look after BBC World Service operations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Vietnam.


Majumder works with BBC where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Martine Croxall
  2. Reeta Chakrabarti
  3. Fiona Bruce
  4. Tina Daheley
  5. Victoria Derbyshire
  6. Huw Edwards
  7. Christian Fraser
  8. Joanna Gosling
  9. Jane Hill
  10. Mishal Husain
  11. Faisal Islam
  12. Roger Johnson
  13. Stephen Sackur
  14. Lyse Doucet
  15. Yalda Hakim
  16. Ben Brown
  17. Jon Sopel
  18. George Alagiah
  19. Emma Barnett 
  20. Marcella Whittingdale

How Much Does Sanjoy Majumder Earn?

Sanjoy enjoys attractive remuneration being the India Correspondent for BBC.

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