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Channel7 executive editor Ajit Sahi quits to join United Nations Millennium Campaign

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MUMBAI: Global Broadcast News (GBN) and Jagran TV partnered Channel7's programming head Ajit Sahi has quit the news organisation to join United Nations Millennium Campaign as communication co-ordinator South Asia.

The United Nations Millennium Campaign has been initated by the United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan with the aim to stimulate a global movement to press governments to translate pledges made at the UN's 2000 Millennium Summit into a reality.

Before GBN bought into Jagran TV-promoted Channel7, Sahi was the executive editor of the news channel. After the restrucuturing, Ashtosh from Aaj Tak had been brought in as the editorial head and Sahi was given other responsibilities.

Sahi had filled the position of head of Channel 7 after Arup Ghosh quit as news director in 2005.

A print medium journalist-turned-TV man, Sahi has also worked with Star News and the defunct Buisness India TV where he worked as a senior producer. There, he worked under political analyst and mediaperson Vinod Dua and TV18's present promoter Raghav Bahl.

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