Radhakrishnan Nair, Managing Editor of CNN-News18, passed away in the early hours of November 27. He was 54.
Born in 1964, he was the eldest of four siblings. Nair moved out of Kerala for opportunities in Delhi and worked in United News of India (UNI) for a few years before shifting to television journalism.
Tributes poured in for the veteran journalist, remembered by colleagues as a warm-hearted soul with an irrepressible zest for life and news.
He was one of Network 18’s oldest employees and was associated with the network for more than 25 years.