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Dinesh Gautam joins TV9 Bharatvarsh as sr executive editor

TV 9 Bharatvarsh is a rapidly rising entrant in the Hindi news world.

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MUMBAI: Dinesh Gautam has joined Associated Broadcasting Company (TV9) as senior executive editor last month. Till recently Gautam was serving iTV Network as executive editor for the national news channel and was heading MP CG news channel as well. He anchored the primetime show at 9 pm. As the head of the MP-CG channel, he got the brand placed amongst the top 5 channels from number nine within 3 months of taking charge. This was without any additional distribution spent and limited resources, unlike its competitors.

Commenting on this Gautam Said, "iTV has been a beautiful journey with immense possibilities and now I look forward to the next opportunity with great enthusiasm."

Prior to joining iTV, Gautam was with ETV Bharat as editor for its five news channels of the Hindi heartland. Gautam has been in the TV news industry for two decades. He has been rated best anchor of the Hindi news industry and is also a recipient of the “NT Award” for the year 2012. He has also worked at senior editorial positions in Live India and Sahara News Network. Prior to this, he was prime time anchor and principal correspondent with Zee News.

Gautam has also been associated with Moon Light Theaters as creative head and has written and directed many well-received plays which were presented by noted filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. Creativity has propelled Dinesh into film writing as well, his film 'Marksheet' is on the anvil. He has also been a familiar voice of All India Radio (AIR). Other then this he has been a guest faculty with IGNFA, IIFM and premier mass communication institutes.

Hailing from Madhya Pradesh, Gautam is a Post Graduate in Mass Communication from IIMC, New Delhi, and holds a Master’s degree in Science as well.

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