CNBC-TV elevates Sidharth Zarabi to National News Editor

26 Jul,2013

By A Correspondent


It’s the season for elevations at leading business channel CNBC-TV18. After a slew of moves over the last fortnight, the channel has announced further strengthening of its top deck with a new role assigned to senior editor Sidharth Zarabi. He will now be National News Editor. In this new capacity, Mr Zarabi’s mandate will be to drive reporting teams nationally apart from leading special news programming initiatives on the channel. He earlier was the Economic Policy Editor and the Delhi bureau chief for CNBC-TV18.


Speaking on this development, Anil Uniyal, CEO, CNBC-TV18 & CNBC Awaaz, said: “Sidharth has played a critical role in CNBC-TV18’s leadership so far and going forward his expertise will be invaluable in terms of how CNBC-TV18 contributes as well as benefits from our integrated business newsroom”


Commenting on the move, Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18 said “Siddharth is a versatile and prolific journalist with over 16 years of experience. He has brought energy and dynamism to the news room. In his new role as National News Editor, he will work closely with me to drive CNBC-TV18’s team of reporters. He will also front special news based shows for the channel


Speaking on his elevation, Sidharth Zarabi added “It’s been a momentous journey so far and my experience with CNBC-TV18 has been intense and enriching over the years. I hope to bring it to bear as we thrust ahead and further strengthen its leadership”


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