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In­dia TV

Ra­jat Sharma, chair­man and ed­i­tor-in-chief - In­dia TV, has an­nounced key el­e­va­tions and ap­point­ments in ed­i­to­rial lead­er­ship. Piyush Pad­makar, se­nior ex­ec­u­tive ed­i­tor has been el­e­vated to the po­si­tion of man­ag­ing ed­i­tor - news. He will head news and ed­i­to­rial, and shall also be re­spon­si­ble for in­put and out­put, daily plan­ning, pro­gram­ming and pro­mo­tions. Along with him, Anita Sharma, as­sis­tant man­ag­ing ed­i­tor, has been el­e­vated to the po­si­tion of man­ag­ing ed­i­tor - news op­er­a­tions. Am­ren­dra Pratap Singh, se­nior ex­ec­u­tive ed­i­tor, has also been el­e­vated as man­ag­ing ed­i­tor.

In other key el­e­va­tions, Sachin Sa­hay has been made ed­i­tor-out­put. He will now be re­spon­si­ble for news out­put and feeds with ad­di­tional re­spon­si­bil­ity of train­ing. Pranay Ya­dav who has been el­e­vated as ed­i­tor-po­lit­i­cal will now head Aaj Ki Baat as ed­i­tor and pro­ducer. He will also be ad­di­tion­ally re­spon­si­ble for re­port­ing-based spe­cial shows.

In ad­di­tion to this, Ut­pal Chaudhry, who has moved in from ABP News, has been ap­pointed as ed­i­tor – in­put while Suren­der Gum­ber has been el­e­vated as ed­i­tor – as­sign­ment, who will now head the as­sign­ment depart­ment, news gath­er­ing and lo­gis­tics.

Dis­cov­ery In­dia

In­fo­tain­ment gi­ant Dis­cov­ery Com­mu­ni­ca­tions In­dia has an­nounced the ap­point­ment of Gee­tan­jali Bhat­tacharji, erst­while CEO of Spa­tial Ac­cess (me­dia & pro­duc­tion au­dit firm), as the head of brand part­ner­ships & con­tent In­te­gra­tion. In her new role, Bhat­tacharji, will work in close as­so­ci­a­tion with Vikram Tanna, VP, Ad­ver­tis­ing Sales & Busi­ness Head of Re­gional Clus­ters, and will fo­cus on cre­at­ing en­gag­ing con­tent part­ner­ships with brands by draw­ing syn­er­gies be­tween brand pur­pose and Dis­cov­ery’s con­tent line-up across its port­fo­lio of chan­nels, in­clud­ing the up­com­ing Dis­cov­ery JEET.

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