Television

iTV Network appoints R K Arora as director - strategy and planning

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/16/RK-Arora.jpg?itok=M6eZ0eCX

Noida: In an announcement made on Friday by iTV Network, R K Arora joins as director - strategy and planning. Arora has a wealth of leadership experience of around two-and-a-half decades in the news broadcasting, spanning the entire spectrum from strategic vision and planning to execution. He has a standout track record, result-oriented approach and has a deep understanding of news ecosystem.

Arora was, until recently, the executive director and CEO of Zee Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL). He has previously held various senior executive positions with various media houses of repute viz. News Nation, India News, News 24 and India TV.

Arora is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has formidable experience in Finance, Distribution, overall operations and formulating strategies for the organization. In his new role at iTV network, he will focus on creating streamlined operating models between cross-functional teams, orchestrating a rhythm of the business system of focus and accountability, and driving efficiencies in go to market activities by streamlining processes and automating work.

He will report to the network's board.

Arora is an iTV alumnus, and elaborating on the vision that he aims to follow in his new role at iTV Network, he said, “It is a nice moment to come back to iTV network. With so much change and disruption unfolding in the news industry, this is an opportune time to work with increased focus on growth and innovation, and I am excited to channel my experience and insights from towards overall strategic development and growth of iTV network.”

Speaking on Arora’s new role with iTV Network, Kartikeya Sharma, Founder and Promoter of iTV Network, said, “His extensive experience across news industry brings a wealth of knowledge and experience on how technology is disrupting and transforming the industry. As iTV network continues to grow in 2019, Arora’s unique insights and expertise will help guide the vision and drive forward our ambitious global growth plans.”

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/bharti.jpg?itok=b2uVoGP5
COLORS bridges gap between characters and audience with new series 'Hum, Tum aur Quarantine'

MUMBAI: Colors has introduced a unique programming approach to keep the audience connected with their favourite characters. Along with providing anecdotes from the lives of the characters, the channel is also introducing on-air series of gags featuring the talented duo- Bharati Singh and Harsh...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/bbar.jpg?itok=A3YAyhBx
Tired of COVID-19 news, Indians turn to movies: BARC-Nielsen Report

MUMBAI: Indians have become bored with excessive COVID-19 news. Which is why in week three of lockdown, people have switched over to movie channels, driving the genre viewership up, as per the latest BARC-Nielsen report. In week 13, viewers spent more than one hour on movie channels and it has...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/barc%27_1.jpg?itok=oVriuXAk
No top programme, advertiser and brand data for week 13: BARC India

MUMBAI: Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) will not be able to make available data on top programmes, top advertisers and top brands for week 13. The ratings agency has informed that due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, partners’ operations are disrupted and so it can’t make...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/india.jpg?itok=GvPtyVPd
India Today becomes most-watched channel in megacities in week 13 of BARC

MUMBAI: For the first-ever time this year, India Today has become the most-watched channel in the megacities, clinching number one spot in week 13 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India. The channel has secured second spot in the previous week in the same category. The channel has...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/barc_0.jpg?itok=TNFSyGoe
Social ads dominate TV during COVID-19: BARC-Nielsen report

NEW DELHI: Overall advertising FCT grew by nine per cent in the week starting 28 March over the pre-COVID time period between 11 and 31 January, as per the third edition of BARC India & Nielsen Media Explain “The Crisis Consumption - Impact Of COVID -19 On TV And Smartphone Behaviour Across...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/nel3.jpg?itok=FjX0HTMj
DD National viewership soars due to classics’ re-run

DD National has become the most-watched channel in week three of lockdown. The third edition of BARC-Nielsen report on TV+ smartphone consumption during the crisis shows that Ramayan on DD National at 9 am and 9 pm garnered 545.8 million weekly impressions in week 13.

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/ipl.jpg?itok=E9jn4kFu
Cricket veterans find October most suitable for IPL 2020

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the talk of the town ever since it was cancelled for the first time on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cricket enthusiasts and all the stakeholders, including the brands associated with the league, are eagerly awaiting an outcome: postponement or an...

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/08/dilip.jpg?itok=4ezJExXu
Perfect Relations introduces 24x7 War Room for clients Amid COVID 19 crisis

MUMBAI. As corporate India grapples real-time with the fallout of COVID; managing exigencies of business continuity, the challenges are many. But misinformation and fear are ever present risks that make the task more complicated. CEOs are faced with unprecedented interruptions that have no parallel...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/08/zee.jpg?itok=1_F6P1_I
ZEEL launches #HumAndarCoronaBahar campaign

MUMBAI: To encourage more viewers to stay at home and keep the COVID-19 out, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) came together with Lowe Lintas in an extraordinary partnership to create the first-ever completely #FilmedFromHome #HumAndarCoronaBahar initiative.

Television TV Channels GECs

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required