New Delhi: NDTV senior executive editor Ravish Kumar Friday conferred with the prestigious 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award. Magsaysay Award is considered to be Asian equivalent of Nobel prize.

Kumar is one of India’s most influential TV journalists, said the award citation.

Forty four year old Ravish Kumar got this Award for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless”, said the foundation adding, Ravish Kumar’s Prime Time show “deals with real-life, under-reported problems of ordinary people.”