Ravi Kapur

Ravi Kapur

Award-winning journalist Ravi Kapur is the founder and CEO of Diya TV, America’s first 24/7 South Asian broadcast television network airing to nearly 50 million Americans.

Ravi is also the first Indian-American to own a full power television station in the United States. His first broadcast venture, KAXT, became America’s most diverse television station, incubating networks and programming targeted for the African-American, Hispanic, South Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Filipino communities.

He led KAXT to its first-ever Emmy award in 2013 and nomination as Television Station of the Year by Broadcast Engineering in 2010.

Ravi has testified before the FCC and Congress, serves on the San Francisco board of the Asian American Journalists Association and majored in Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University.