Veteran print and broadcast journalist Raju Santhanam has been appointed as the Editor of Zee News. Santhanam replaces Alka Saxena, who had quit Zee News after she was shifted from her post of Zee Editor and made Advisor to Zee News, Director, Laxmi Goel.
Confirming the development, Laxmi Goel told exchange4media that as Zee News Editor, Santhanam would look after the day-to-day news operations of the channel. For Santhanam, it is a homecoming after a gap of about four years. He had worked as Zee News Editor from 1998 to 2001.
Said Goel, "Even now he has been involved with the news channel from outside with a documentary on Mrs Indira Gandhi being the latest project. He is an experienced and positive journalist, an old Zee hand whose rich experience will be of immense use to the channel."