CNBC-TV18 elevates Sidharth Zarabi to national news editor

MUMBAI: CNBC-TV18, India's No.1 business channel, has announced a strengthening of its editorial leadership team with a new role being assigned to senior editor Sidharth Zarabi as National News Editor. In this new capacity, Zarabi's mandate will be to drive reporting teams nationally apart from leading special news programming initiatives on the channel. Zarabi earlier was the Economic Policy Editor and the Delhi bureau chief for CNBC-TV18.

Speaking on this development, Anil Uniyal, CEO, CNBC-TV18 & CNBC Awaaz, said "Sidharth has played a critical role in CNBC-TV18's leadership so far and going forward his expertise will be invaluable in terms of how CNBC-TV18 contributes as well as benefits from our integrated business newsroom"

Commenting on this, Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18 said "Siddharth is a versatile and prolific journalist with over 16 years of experience. He has brought energy and dynamism to the news room. In his new role as National News Editor, he will work closely with me to drive CNBC-TV18's team of reporters. He will also front special news based shows for the channel

Speaking on his elevation, Sidharth Zarabi added "It's been a momentous journey so far and my experience with CNBC-TV18 has been intense and enriching over the years. I hope to bring it to bear as we thrust ahead and further strengthen its leadership"

Zarabi has over 15 years of experience and prior to joining the group in 2008, he has had stints with the Business Standard and The Indian Express.

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