News Nation appoints Vivek Makker and Harsha Vardhan Dwivedi

Makker joins as EVP - national head sales, while Dwivedi is VP - sales

Aug 16, 2022 11:01:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team

Makker (left) and Dwivedi

News Nation network has announced the appointment of Vivek Makker as executive vice president, national head sales, and Harsha Vardhan Dwivedi as vice president - sales to take care of its regional business. 
Makker moves from NDTV India, where he was national head.
He said, “Feeling excited and happy to be part of News Nation, one of the fastest expanding Media groups that has futuristic approach and deep-rooted traditional values”
Dwivedi was head - government/regional revenue - Hindi/Urdu channels at
Network 18 Media and Investments.
He said, “It gives me great pleasure to join the enthusiastic and aggressive team of News Nation Network. The brand is already well established, and I look forward to collaborating with all stakeholders to achieve long-term goals”. 
Bhuwan Bhatt, chief business officer, News Nation Network, said, “The inclusion of Vivek and Harsha, will further strengthen the team. We are immensely hopeful that Vivek and Harsha would bring huge value to the organisation with their leadership and interpersonal skills. We look forward to driving growth of all the brands with each passing day in their respective roles.”
The network currently broadcasts a national Hindi news channel “News Nation”, three regional channels “News State UK/UP”, “News State MP/CG” “News State Bihar/Jharkhand and has a strong digital presence. The network is all set to enter various states with its regional news offerings in a couple of months.
In a career spanning two decades, Makker has also worked with HT Media, Star TV and Times OOH.
Dwivedi also has a career spanning over two decades in which he has worked with Sahara TV, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Mahuaa Media Network and ETV News Network among others.