Sonia Kapoor, the Network18 Business Head and Executive Vice-President, Branded Content and Special Projects, has resigned on 15 March. She has been with Network18 since 2002 and was designated as CNBC TV18 National Revenue Head in 2010. She has also worked with Indian Express & TV Today in her previous stints.
With the creation of three clusters, the media conglomerate Network18 has now appointed 3 key people to head the same. Basant Dhawan joins as CEO of the English/Business cluster, while Karan Abhishek Singh has been appointed as CEO for Languages cluster. The CEO of the Hindi cluster is Mayank Jain. All three will report to Avinash Kaul, Chief Operating Officer of Network18.
The leading OTT platform ZEE5 has appointed Tarun Katyal as Head of sales – large clients; Arunava Biswas, Head of sales – agency business and Shalini Dureja, Head of sales – Government & SME business.
The global media group Walt Disney Television is planning to appoint the Fox Networks Group CFO Ravi Ahuja as the president of business operations and CFO.
Kavitha Jaubin, who is the cluster head of kids channels at Sun TV, has been given additional charge of its second Tamil GEC Sun Life.
Pankaj Sardana has been appointed as business head North India of its digital cable TV service InDigital, which is owned by IndusInd Media and Communications Ltd (IMCL).
Sanjeev Kumar has been appointed as chief financial officer (CFO) by Sadhna Broadcast, which was earlier called ‘Chirau Broadcast Network’ and provides broadcasting, advertising, and other related services in India.
Jawahar Goel, the DTH operator Dish TV’s CMD, has been appointed by the Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) as the Editor in Chief of the news network, which has 16 national and regional news channels.
Mahesh Shetty has been appointed as the Head, Network Sales by the media group Viacom18. He will report to Viacom18 CEO & MD Sudhanshu Vats.
Anurag Kumar, who was Global Brand Vice President with Unilever in London, has been appointed as chief communications officer by direct to home (DTH) platform Tata Sky.
Padmaja Joshi has been appointed as the host of a primetime show, The Newshour @ 10 pm on Times Now. Joshi will closely work with the editorial leadership team in setting the news agenda for the channel.
Vishal Dembla, former Turner executive, has been appointed by Hooq, a video-on-demand (VoD) service provider, as new chief commercial officer for Southeast Asia.
The leading political journalist Jayanta Ghoshal has been appointed by India TV as its political editor. In another appointment, the cannel made Prafulla Kumar Mishra as editor, guest relations and coordination.
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