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iTV Network appoints Uma Prabhu as group editor

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MUMBAI: iTV Network that publishes The Sunday Guardian, India’s finest Sunday newspaper has announced the appointment of Uma Prabhu as the Group Editor.

Uma has a wealth of leadership experience of over three decades in the news broadcasting. She has a standout track record, result-oriented approach and has a deep understanding of news ecosystem.

Uma was, until recently, the Group Editor of Zee Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL). She has previously held various senior executive positions with organisations of repute. She has held a range of roles and her responsibilities and portfolios have grown: Correspondent with Stardust, Reporter with The Daily, Senior Reporter with The Times of India, Chief Editor with Popular Prakashan; Editor at Education Times, Group Editor with TOI and as Consultant with Al Sayegh Group of Abu Dhabi.

In her new role at iTV Network, she will focus on writing articles at The Sunday Guardian, creating content for education, skill development, women affairs, events and IPs for iTV Network channels and its digital platforms.

Elaborating on the vision that Uma aims to follow in her new role, she said, “It is a tremendous honour and a privilege to have been entrusted with this new role. iTV Network is one of journalism’s great institutions, with an enormously talented staff.

Speaking on Uma’s new role, Kartikeya Sharma, Founder and Promoter of iTV Network, said, “I’m delighted to welcome Uma into the iTV Network fold. She brings a wealth of experience and a strategic thinking to our publishing. Her flair, intelligence and editorial instincts will be a terrific addition to our brilliant editorial team and bolster our list even further.”

Uma holds a post-graduate degree in Management (from NIMS) and Journalism (from University of Pune). She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Karnataka University and a diploma in Training and Development from Indian Society of Training and Development, New Delhi.

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