Anuranjan Jha (born 1 March 1977) is an Indian Journalist who covers topics pertaining to Indian politics and society. He was the one who conducted several news programmes, shows and most importantly some significant sting-operations including a sting against Aam Aadmi Party. Jha,who also runs India's first matrimonial television channel,Shagun TV,is a sting specialist of sorts. His career in journalism spans 20 years. He has primarily been a reporter specializing in investigations. He started Media Sarkar in 2009 as a website for journalists,
The AAP sting is Media Sarkars first investigation since inception. On 22nd Nov 2013,the website crashed after receiving its heaviest traffic ever. He has been associated with Anna Hazare since the 13-day movement in 2011,and had high hopes from the AAP when it was launched. But over the time it goes down, people within the party informed him of problems, and he conducted the investigation.He is a Self-styled sting specialist and heard of problems in AAP and ordered report.
Jha hails from a small village called Phulwaria, in the Motihari district of Bihar. He graduated in History from University of Delhi and received a post-graduate diploma in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.
He started his journalism career with Print Media and worked with Indian Express and Jansatta as correspondent. At the age of 30 only Anuranjan Jha became an Editor and News Director of News channel India News. He is a cerebral man and has worked with companies like Zee news, Aaj Tak, India TV, India News, Cobra Post, Jansatta. He has worked with CNEB News Channel as COO.
Anuranjan Jha founded Park Media Pvt Ltd. in the year 2009. A Media news and Investigative portal Media Sarkar.com in 2010.He is Managing Director of well known Media company Vertent Media Soft Pvt. Ltd. The company has a full-fledged 24 hour lifestyle/entertainment TV channel called Shagun TV. India's first matrimonial channel.
In May 2013 International Magazine Arcade published him on the cover page.
Many people are not aware that Mr. Jha is a social activist and has done lots of work in the field of Health and Education for rural people. He has established BHOR charitable trust.