RK Arora joins News Nation as CEO

15 Dec,2014

By A Correspondent


RK Arora

Former iTV Network Group CEO R K Arora has joined the News Nation network as Chief Executive Officer. Credited with building and consolidating many news broadcast brands, Meanwhile, it is rumoured that some more senior iTV group executives may also join Mr Arora at News Nation. It may be recalled that many top IBN business executives had joined NewsX in the recent past at senior positions.


In his new role, Mr Arora will spearhead overall responsibility of strategic and operational management of the News Nation Network and will oversee the group’s portfolio of assets spanning news broadcasting.


Mr Arora has an experience of 24 years and brings with him industry expertise and as Group CEO of the iTV Network which he joined in 2012, he managed the group’s six news channels -NewsX, India News and four regional news channels in the Hindi heartland and was instrumental. in the company’s transformation and its unprecedented growth within a short span of 2 years. Prior to ITV, he was CEO with BAG Network (News 24, E24 and Darshan 24). He was also associated with India TV since its inception.


Said Abhay Oswal, Chairman, News Nation Network a communiqué: “Arora’s illustrious track record make him an ideal choice to lead News Nation Network. He brings a unique combination of astute business acumen and in-depth industry knowledge. Arora has the vision, tenacity and integrity to ensure that News Nation Network will quickly become the success we expect it to be and we are committed to support him to strengthen the company’s leadership in the news genre”.


On his appointment, Mr Arora said, ‘I am delighted to be joining News Nation Network as Chief Executive Officer as it moves into the next exciting phase of growth and development. I’ve watched News Nation Network’s impressive strides on both the programming front and in building a unique content network that is clearly unmatched in the marketplace. The company is in a perfect position to dramatically expand in the market and I’m thrilled to take on the role and be a part of the success of News Nation Network.


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