Vinod Kapri, who quit as Managing Editor, India TV after a stint of six years, is joining News Express as Editor-in-Chief and CEO. He takes charge from December 20, 2013.
Meanwhile, industry sources have said that some big names from Zee News, Aaj Tak and India TV will also be joining News Express in the coming days.
On his stint with India TV, Kapri said, “It was a wonderful stint and I really enjoyed my work. I am sure I was able to change the perception of the channel and gain ratings with respect.”
Kapri has been working as journalist for the past 20 years and besides news content, also has a flair for writing stories and film scripts.
Prior to joining India TV, he was with Star News (now ABP News) as Deputy Managing Editor for three years.
After a stint in the print media, Kapri worked in the broadcast space at Zee TV and Zee News for nine years, becoming the Editor - Output.
News Express belongs to the Sai Prasad Group, which also runs newspapers and magazines such as Humvatana and Chodo Kal ki Batein.