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Times Network elevates Navika Kumar as group editor – politics

Kumar will have additional charge of driving political reporting strategy.

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MUMBAI: Times Network has announced the elevation of Navika Kumar as group editor – politics. In her new role, Kumar will have additional charge of driving political reporting strategy for the Network’s news brands ET NOW, MIRROR NOW, and Timesnownews.com while continuing to play a pivotal role in the management of the Network’s legacy brand Times NOW. 

Kumar will also direct the content for all political & policy led IPs of the network under Times Influence.

She is a renowned news personality who has made an indelible mark across print and broadcast journalism. Known for her extensive knowledge on Indian politics and business, Kumar is credited for investigating and breaking high impact stories including Office for Profit story, CWG scam, Augusta chopper scam, Aircel-Maxis deal amongst others.

Times Network MD & CEO MK Anand said, “Navika Kumar has played a key role in nurturing our flagship channel, Times Now since its inception. Her extensive knowledge and capabilities in the political space has immensely contributed to the channel’s leadership position. Navika is a valued member of the network's top management team and we are delighted that her attention and expertise will now be harnessed in areas beyond Times Now as well. I am confident she will enable us to generate greater goodwill and value for Times Network.”

Kumar said, “My 15 years of association with TIMES NOW has truly been enriching. As I take on this new mantle, I look forward to working with the teams across the network to build strategies and add value to India’s fastest growing news network.”

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