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Network18 hires Zee Business' Amish Devgan as executive editor

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MUMBAI: The game of musical chairs in the Indian news TV channel business continues unabated. Over the last couple of months there have been many a high profile resignation and reappointment amongst those delivering news to Indian viewers. The latest to also make a move is  Amish Devgan  who has hopped on board Network18 as executive editor.  

Devgan will closely work with Network18 news CEO and group editor in chief Rahul Joshi and consulting editor Prabal Pratap Singh. He will use his expertise to devise various strategies and plans for all the Hindi news channels under the group. Network 18 has two Hindi news channels namely IBN7 and CNBC Awaaz.

With 16 years of journalistic experience, Devgan recently moved out of Zee Media after 14 years. In his last role, he was a prime time anchor and chief editor with Zee Business and hosted the highest TRP gaining show Big Story Big Debate at 8 pm daily. The show included several debates and discussions on various current day-to-day issues across politics, economy, and financial markets with high profile political, corporate guests and experts on camera.

Devgan started his career with Hindustan Times and joined Zee News in 2002. He later moved to Zee Business in 2005.  He has won several accolades in the past and has successfully created a niche for himself amongst business anchors.



A tweet from Subhash Chandra appreciating Amish Devgan

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