MUMBAI: F7 Broadcast owned Hindi news channel, News World India’ editor in chief and CEO Shailesh Kumar has stepped down from his responsibility. He is serving his notice period for a month.
It might be recalled that Kumar had joined the channel in August 2015. Source close to the account voice that Kumar has decided to leave due to some personal reasons. Adding further, “It is not yet confirmed where he is joining.”
Kumar has over three decades of work experience in print and television and has worked with Navbharat Times, AajTak, Zee News, Discovery, Total TV and News Nation. In his previous hire, he was with Focus TV from where he resigned in April 2015 as managing editor heading regional channels Focus NE, Focus Haryana, Focus Bangla, Focus Oriya and Focus Hi-Fi.
F7 Broadcast had been providing content to television channels including Focus TV channels and has evolved in motion picture, radio, television and other entertainment activities. It had also tied up with Harmonic, a global leader in video delivery infrastructure in January 2015 to expand its digital satellite news gathering for live events and news coverage by optimising video quality and increasing bandwidth efficiency.
News World India focuses on news that touches the day-to-day life of the masses.