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MUMBAI: The flow of top level talent from Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) continues into the Reliance Industries’ controlled Network 18.

After appointing Radio Mirchi CEO and managing director AP Parigi as Network18 group CEO in January this year, the company has now roped in Economic Times’ editorial director Rahul Joshi as the CEO of news and group editor-in-chief.

A top level executive from Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd confirmed to Indiantelevison.com that Joshi had indeed put in his papers at the company. 

A source close to the development added, “Through a mail to all the employees of Network18, it was announced that Rahul Joshi will take the position of CEO news and group editor-in-chief. Since there was no one in this position earlier, there is no question of him replacing anyone. The team here is looking forward to working under his guidance.”

Joshi had been serving as editorial director at Economic Times along with Rajrishi Singhal since 2004. However, after Singhal moved to the role of consulting editor in 2006, Joshi was handling the role of editorial director single handedly.

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