Kanta Advani has decided to move on from India TV. She joined the organisation in April 2006 and will continue to be onboard with the channel for some time. It is understood that her decision to quit is based on personal reasons, and detail on a destination next is not known as yet.
Chintamani Rao, CEO, India TV, has confirmed the development, stating, “Kanta Advani is still on board India TV, and we are in the process of identifying a suitable person for this role.”
Starting her career with the Times Group as a marketing trainee in 1980, Advani rose to the post of Deputy Chief Manager in the group, where she spent 15 years. In her next stint with Zee, she spent around seven years as Zee’s Director-National Sales Business.
She was also in charge of Zee Cinema and Zee Music. Advani spent close to three years in her assignment with SAB TV as its President-Sales and Marketing, before moving on to India TV.