ET Now elevates Sridharan to executive editor

MUMBAI: ET Now, the English business news channel from Times Group, has promoted its senior editor - news and trends as executive editor with immediate effect.

Sridharan fills in the position which was left vacant by Andy Mukherjee who moved to Singapore in September.

Sridharan joined ET Now in September 2008 and has been instrumental in driving the content of the channel‘s evening band.

Sridharan will report to Rahul Joshi who looks after the editorial content of both Economic Times and ET Now.

Times Television Network MD and CEO Sunil Lulla said, “We are delighted to appoint R Sridharan as executive editor of ET Now. With clear visibility as the fastest growing No 2 channel – we now embark on the larger canvas to grow ET Now’s franchise to the next level. I am confident that Sri with his passion, energetic drive and vast experience in the world of business journalism will drive his team and the channel content to ensure viewers make money every day.”

Sridharan began his career in mainstream media with The Economic Times on its op-ed feature pages. After a three year stint, he joined Business Today in New Delhi as feature writer and worked his way up to become the managing editor of the magazine.

During his time with Business today, he also held the post of editor of Harvard Business Review South Asia, a facsimile copy of its American edition. He has also worked with The Washington Post in Washington, D.C. as an Alfred Friendly Fellow of 1999.

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