Sunit Tandon, CEO of Lok Sabha TV and a well-known theatre and TV personality, has taken charge as the Director of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC).
Confirming the news, Stuti Kacker, Additional Secretary at the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, who has also been acting as the Director of IIMC, said that Tandon’s name for the Director’s post had got the Ministry’s approval.
Former alumni and Associate Professor at IIMC, Vartika Nanda, who has taught TV journalism at the premier media institute, said, “Tandon joining IIMC will be very good for the institute.”
When contacted, Tandon refrained from divulging any details regarding his joining IIMC. All he said was, “I won’t be able to give any information regarding this before two weeks.”
Tandon, who has been a familiar face on Doordarshan, has been with Lok Sabha TV since the channel’s inception in July 2006. He had joined the channel as Executive Director and was promoted as its CEO in July 2008.