MiD-DAY has a new entertainment editor

09 Mar,2012

By A Correspondent

 

MiD DAY has appointed Janhavi Samant as the new entertainment editor for Hitlist. Ms Samant will take charge from outgoing editor Shubha Shetty Saha. Ms Samant has been working with MiD DAY for more than six years now and heads the editorial for Center Stage, Hot Property and Big Break.

 

Speaking on the new assignment, Ms Samant said: “It’s a privilege and pleasure to be working with Hitlist. It’s one of MiD DAY’s most popular sections and will continue to be so. The Hitlist masala will work its magic.”

 

“Hitlist is the most successful section in the entertainment sphere and Janhavi takes over Hitlist with a lot of experience. And I am confident that under her leadership, Hitlist will become an even bigger success in the city ofMumbai,” saidManajit Ghoshal,MDand CEO of MiD DAY Infomedia Ltd.

 

Ms Samant started her career as a trainee in MiD DAY in 2000 and worked there for three and a half years. Then she moved on to Bombay Times and then to Hindustan Times, before returning to MiD DAY.

Ms Samant will be reporting to Sachin Kalbag.

MiD DAY is a part of Jagran Prakashan Ltd (JPL), India’s leading media and communications group with its interests spanning across Print, OOH, Activations, Mobile and Online that covers all of India as its footprint.

MiD DAY has become the quintessential physical connect for the uber-social generation to consume their local city news today. Over the last couple of years, the newspaper has been on a mission to up its engagement quotient with these social netizens.

To add to the dynamic product delivery through content, MiD DAY has also been creating a unique experience for its readers and clients through globally awarded marketing initiatives. The print innovations like 3D Impact Jacket, Format innovations and promotional activities like the MiD DAY Bollywood Lunch Contest, MiD DAY Happy Hours @ Work & @ Home, MiD DAY Media Nights, MiD DAY Corporate Cricket League & many others have won top honours across International Award functions such as INMA, IFRA Cross Media Awards & Asia Multimedia Publishing Awards.

The company also has an established presence in the multimedia space, with its web version, www.mid-day.com with presently over 23 million page views per month as well as MiD DAY news feeds on cell phones which have over 2 lakh subscribers across the country. MiD DAY is available in Mumbai and Pune.

 

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