Campaign India Team
Nov 03, 2015

Jagran elevates Apurva Purohit as group president

She was CEO of Radio City, which was acquired by Jagran Prakashan in June 2015

Jagran elevates Apurva Purohit as group president
Apurva Purohit, CEO, Radio City, which was acquired by Jagran Prakashan (JPL) recently (announced December 2014, completed June 2015), is joining the parent company as president – Jagran Group. 
Brands that she will be involved with now, include Midday, Inext, Jagran online and other print and non-print businesses besides Radio city. “In addition, overseeing certain functional areas of the core business of Dainik Jagran shall also be part of scope of her work,” informed an official statement. 
On the development, Purohit said, “The Jagran group today stands at the threshold of a historic leap as it expands its footprint to access audiences across various demographics, geographies and distribution technologies. I am very happy to be part of this momentous journey” 
Shailesh Gupta, director, JPL, said, “Apurva brings with her a wealth of experience in the media industry. She joins us at a time when the Jagran group readies itself to build further on its existing core businesses, and capitalise on the opportunities that lie ahead in a media environment that’s being supercharged with digital, data and technology.”
In a career spanning 25 years in media, Purohit has worked with BCCL, Zee Telefilms and Lodestar UM. She has spent the last 10 years with Radio City.
Campaign India

Related Articles

Just Published

19 hours ago

Royal Enfield appoints Yadvinder Singh Guleria as ...

He was director for sales and marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI)

20 hours ago

Pokerbaazi and Shahid Kapoor aim to get rid of the ...

Watch the film conceptualised by Wieden+Kennedy here

21 hours ago

Big FM appoints Ishita Dasgupta as national head - ...

Her last full-time stint with The QYou

22 hours ago

Mirchi launches an audio OTT app

Titled Mirchi Plus the app intends to provide a multi-lingual and immersive audio experience for its listeners