Kanthi D. Suresh – The first woman in India to head a 24/7 sports channel
Kanthi D Suresh is the Editor-in-chief of Power Sportz, India’s first live sports news and journalism channel on a digital platform. Launched in May 2018, Power Sportz is famous for its flagship show Talking Turkey with Kanthi, which covers important sports issues daringly.
Available on Android, iOS and the Amazon Fire TV stick, Kanthi has played an important role in making the channel famous with her marvellous reporting of hot sports issues, with her rich gamut in sports journalism and years of experience in the field.
While talking about being one of only a few women in the male-dominated field, Kanthi says sports is highly male-dominated in India and the scenario is same in her office too as she and her executive assistant are the only women.
The show ‘Talking Turkey with Kanthi’ host believes that the biggest challenge for a woman is that she has to be twice as good as the average man. You’ve to work twice as hard to be accepted as expertise in sports or you’ll be ignored as glamour dolls who don’t recognize sports field, says the editor. Talking Turkey with Kanthi is a first bold sports debate show in India.