India TV beefs up top editorial deck

13 Feb,2019

By A Correspondent

 

Senior political journalist Jayanta Ghoshal has joined India TV as Political Editor, while Prafulla Kumar Mishra has joined as Editor, Guest Relations & Coordination.

 

Ghoshal has over 35 years experience in political reporting. He started his career as a staff reporter in the Bengali daily Bartaman in 1984 and rose up to the position of National Political Bureau Chief.  He joined Ananda Bazar Patrika group as Editor, Delhi in 2002 and worked there till last month.

 

On the other hand, Mishra has 18 years’ experience in TV journalism. He started his career in Sahara Samay, and worked in Zee News, DD News and Times Now as Chief Programme Coordinator.

 

Said Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV: “We are proud to have an experienced political journalist like Jayanta Ghoshal in our news channel. I know Jayanta personally since the last several decades and I respect his acumen. I look forward to working with him, particularly since the Lok Sabha elections are on the horizon.” Added Managing Director and CEO Ritu Dhawan: “These new appointments indicate the fresh ground India TV is going to break in its endeavor to become the pioneer of top quality news content. I wish both Ghoshal and Mishra the best in their new roles.”

 

 

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