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Discovery India’s Zulfia Waris quits as VP premium & digital networks

Zulfia joined Discovery in March 2017

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MUMBAI: Discovery India’s vice president - premium and digital networks Zulfia Waris has stepped down from her position, sources have told Indiantelevision.com.

Zulfia’s portfolio included Discovery India channels across factual and lifestyle categories. Her mandate included overseeing a host of functions like product strategy, creative vision, marketing, as well as launching and executing new digital products for super fans and ultra passionate communities.

Zulfia joined Discovery in March 2017 from Zee where she was head of programming, non-fiction, and events.

Prior to joining Zee, she was the VP and head of development of weekend fiction and non-fiction for Star Plus for more than two years. Waris was associated with Star India in various roles. She joined Channel V in July 2008 as a senior executive producer for programming and served there for over four years.

In 2013, she moved to head the non-fiction development for Star Network where she developed non-fiction concepts and formats with in-house teams and production houses.

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