India TV expands editorial team

MUMBAI: The Rajat Sharma -- promoted India TV has announced three new appointments within the editorial team in the Hindi news and current affair channel.

The news channel has roped in Aaj Tak's senior special correspondent Kumar Rajesh as the executive editor. Rajesh, in the past had been associated with Rajat Sharma through the news property Aaj ki Baat as an anchor as well as the associate editor. Earlier, he had worked with Sahara news channel.

Channel7 senior editor news gathering Prashant Tandon has been brought in to take reponsibility in a similar position. Tandon had earlier worked with Star News, Sahara UP news channel and also for a news based show Rozana produced by BAG Films for DD.

Nepal 1 executive producer Kishore Kumar Malviya has been appointed as senior editor. Malviya had been associated with Zee News and Navbharat Times.

In an official statement issued, India TV editor in chief Rajat Sharma says, "We are delighted to welcome Kumar, Prashant and Kishore. I have no doubt that Kumar’s 14 years in television journalism will be a huge asset in India TV’s next phase of growth.

"Prashant has rich experience in strategic planning and content management and you will be seeing his impact in India TV’s news gathering operations almost immediately. Kishore brings in all-round skill sets across the news gathering and output functions besides having been out there in sensitive field assignments."

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