Zee News Editor Alka Saxena has been made the advisor to Laxmi Narain Goel, Director, Zee News Group. Confirming this to exchange4media, Goel said that no decision had been taken as to who her successor would be. Alka Saxena, who has long been associated with Zee News, has been suffering a throat ailment and has been advised for a voice-rest.
Saxena will no longer be involved with the day-to-day operations of the news channel. She will continue to however contribute on strategic issues. Says Saxena, “Owing to my health, I have been advised to go on a voice rest. This will hamper my day-to-day execution responsibilities at Zee News. I will however continue to be associate in my capacity as advisor to Mr Goel.”
Commenting on Saxena’s new role, Goel said, “It is important to have an advisor in the company.”