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Nikhil Wagle to helm new Marathi news channel Maharashtra One

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MUMBAI: The Marathi news industry is soon going to see a new addition with the launch of a 24x7 news channel called Maharashtra One. The national news channel operating in Marathi is speculated to launch within the next two months.

Veteran journalist renowned for his brave and flawless journalism Nikhil Wagle has been roped in as the editor-in-chief of the channel.

Speaking exclusively to Indiantelevision.com Wagle says, “I will join the channel on 1st September, and then eventually we will form a team which will have both young and experienced minds. My role will be to make sure that we are presenting quality, credible and timely content to our consumers.”

Sources in the industry inform that there have been a series of resignations in IBN Lokmat recently. It is speculated that many of them are slated to join Maharashtra One. Eminent journalists from ABP Majha and Zee 24 Taas are also said to be linked with the new channel.

“There are many senior journalists who have shown interest and will join the team but it’s too early to take names. There are a few who I have worked with before in past organisations who will be joining the team,” asserts Wagle. 

The channel will also have a bureau office in Delhi as well as in other parts of the country informs Wagle.

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