Broadcast Editors’ Association (BEA), the apex body of editors of news TV channels, unanimously elected its office bearers at an AGM held in New Delhi recently.
Shazi Zaman (ABP News) was re-elected President of the body. Arnab Goswami (Times Now) was re-elected as Vice-President. Deepak Chaurasia (India News) was also elected as Vice-President of BEA. NK Singh (Live India) was elected General Secretary, while Supriya Prasad (Aajtak) was elected Treasurer of BEA.
The 15-member Executive Committee of the BEA comprises: Shazi Zaman (ABP News), NK Singh (Live India), Arnab Goswami (Times Now), Deepak Chaurasia (India News), Ashutosh (IBN7), Sonia Singh (NDTV), Ajit Anjum (News 24), Vinay Tewari (CNN-IBN), QW Naqwi (India TV), Shailesh Kumar (News Nation), Supriya Prasad (Aajtak), Vinod Kapri (News Express), Dibang (senior journalist), Satish K Singh (senior journalist), and Pranjal Sharma (senior journalist).
The BEA also constituted a credentials committee for inducting new members comprising Shailesh Kumar (News Nation), Sanjeev Paliwal (IBN7) and Supriya Prasad (Aajtak).
The BEA AGM also resolved to push for a nationwide insurance coverage for working journalists of electronic media. It was also decided that in order to encourage quality journalism in television, BEA would institute annual awards.