At Discovery India, she oversaw channels across factual and lifestyle categories and managed a host of functions like product strategy, creative vision, marketing, as well as launching and executing new digital products.
Earlier, she was the VP and head of development of weekend fiction and non-fiction for Star Plus for more than two years. Waris had also worked with Star India in various roles. She joined Channel V in July 2008 as a senior executive producer for programming and served there for over four years.
She moved in 2013 to head the non-fiction development for Star Network.