QW Naqvi has put in his papers as Editorial Director, India TV. Confirming the news to exchange4media, Ritu Dhawan, MD & CEO, India TV said, “Yes, he has resigned and we have accepted his resignation. We have asked him to serve his notice period of three months.”
No official reason was available regarding Naqvi’s decision to quit.
Naqvi had joined India TV in October last year as Editorial Director.
He is an old hand in the media industry and is known for his contribution to Aaj Tak. Starting his career in 1980 as a trainee journalist (Hindi) with The Times of India Group, Naqvi has served at Navbharat Times, and later at Ravivar, where he served as Chief Reporter. Before moving to Aaj Tak, he was part of the team that started the Hindi daily Chauthi Duniya, where Naqvi’s innovations with layout design gained him the reputation as a man with defining ideas.