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Pawan Sharma joins News18 Network after Disney India stint

Sharma has been appointed as head of sales - focus, Hindi & language cluster.

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NEW DELHI: News18 Network has appointed Pawan Sharma as the sales head, focus, Hindi and language cluster. In his new role, Sharma will be responsible for unlocking potential for the network’s focus segment in the general news category.

Prior to joining News18 Network, Sharma has been associated with top media brands such as Disney, Star and Big FM. In his last stint, he was the national sales head, display & branded content for Disney India-owned Bindass channel.

With his vast sales experience across top media brands, Sharma will draw on his expertise to develop new services and effective brand solutions. He will report into Hindi news cluster CEO Mayank Jain and languages CEO Karan Abhishek Singh.

With tremendous engagement in the past few months, the television news segment is poised for the next phase of growth. As News18 Network’s viewership continues to grow, it has conceptualised, developed and executed pioneering projects such as Young Genius, Jai Hind Samman, and Musicathon. With Pawan spearheading the innovative branded content and IPs along with high-performance solutions for advertisers and partners, the network will continue to further invest in developing the segment.

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