R.Jagannathan, who was earlier executive editor at DNA will be joining Web18 as editor, business and financial media.
ET NOW has appointed R. Sridharan as Senior Editor - News & Trends with immediate effect. Sridharan fills in the position left vacant with the departure of Andy Mukherjee
Mark Hoffman, president and CEO, CNBC was in Mumbai to celebrate the network’s ten year success story in India. Hoffman is delighted at CNBC TV18’s home run over the past decade and in this exclusive chat with Campaign India, he shares what he thinks of the impact of digital media on business news, what makes CNBC popular but not populist, and how fundamentally strong content can tackle competition from various quarters. Excerpts:
Network18 is re-organizing the business broadcast operations of TV18, a Group company. Television Eighteen runs CNBC TV18 and CNBC AWAAZ.In a statement, the company said. "For purposes of express clarity, it is reiterated that both the channels will continue to maintain their distinct identities – only some of the over-lapping and common operations at the back-end are being merged. The company expects to optimize approximately 20% in annual operating costs via this restructuring.
Shivnath Thukral, business editor and advisor, strategy, NDTV Group is moving on. Thukral who has spent 14 years with the company, is moving out of the media industry to take up his new role as group president, branding and strategic initiatives with the Essar group.
UTV has announced a collaboration with Bloomberg in a deal that will allow its business news channel UTVi access to the latter’s financial news capabilities and global reach.Next month, UTVi will be re-branded as Bloomberg-UTV, and the co-branded channel will see substantial international programming elements from the Bloomberg Television's worldwide network and a close cooperation between the two organizations’ editorial and production teams.
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