CNBC-TV18 anchor Mini Menon has switched over to Times Global Broadcast Co.’s English news channel which is slated or launch later this year. Times Global Broadcast is the television company of The Times of India Group.
Confirming the news, Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Times Global Broadcast, said, “We are delighted to have Mini on board. Besides hosting our prime time shows, Mini will be a very valuable asset as part of our senior editorial team. She has equal competence over business and general news, and has a strong sense of the visual medium”
Menon, who started her career in television in 1997, has been involved in hosting and producing news shows on BITV, STAR, ANI TV and, for the last five years, on CNBC-TV18. Among the shows she has been associated with are Bazaar, India Business Hour, the Emerging India series, The Good Life Show and Classroom.
Talking about her move to Times, Menon said, “I am very excited to be part of a project that brings together two of the biggest brands in the news business. Besides, it will be challenging to be part of a startup that looks set to make a mark in the broadcast news landscape”