Pranjal Sharma, Business Editor, TV Today Network, has recently put in his papers. He was associated with Aaj Tak and Headlines Today for six years, and is now set to join UTV’s forthcoming news channel, which is expected to come up by next year, said reliable sources in the industry.
With a work experience of 16 years, Sharma had a 10 years’ stint in print media before making his foray into electronic media. He began his career with The Economic Times in 1991 where he worked for two years. Later, he joined India Today and worked there for some time, before joining Indian Express in 1996.
After being associated with India Today for around two years, Sharma joined CNBC where he worked for a year, after which he moved to TV Today, when Aaj Tak was launched.
UTV’s news channel would be headed by Govindraj Ethiraj, informed the source. Sharma will be Executive Editor, and will be reporting directly to Ethiraj.
Sharma was the in the team of the re-launched Indian Express in 1996, and was also among the team of moneycontrol.com since its inception. His achievements include winning the ‘Business Anchor of the Year-Hindi’ award at the India News Television Awards. His show ‘Dhan Daulat’ was also named the ‘Best Business News Show’.