The Great Place to Work study has put HT Media as the best media company to work for in India in its annual study, partnered with The Economic Times.
HT Media was ranked number one in the media industry, number 16 amongst the top 50 companies to work for and number 14 amongst the top 50 companies to work for with over 1000 employees.
Viacom18 was ranked number two in the media industry.
Rajiv Verma, Chief Executive Officer, HT Media said, “This recognition is a testament to the strength and integrity of HT Media's corporate culture. A few years ago, when we crafted a set of long-term goals for our Company, we embraced the vision of being an ‘employer of choice’. The awards we received on Friday are a compelling sign that we have been moving in the right direction. I believe that the strength of our corporate culture is the most important cornerstone of providing quality journalism to the people of India, and I am very glad to share this award with the HT Media team.”
Sharad Saxena, Executive Director, Operations & HR, HT Media added, “We have a set of Corporate Values that guide our operations on a daily basis – Courage, Responsibility, Empowerment, Continuous Self-Renewal and People-Centricity. These values were framed specifically to encourage our people to work fearlessly and passionately and realize their full potential. As a company, we strive to create an inspiring and positive environment in the workplace.”
HT Media owns newspapers such as The Hindustan Times, Hindustan and Mint, as well as radio station Fever 104 FM. It has a online presence also in the form of career portal Shine.com and a nascent education franchise.