Dinesh Gautam has joined JK Media Network as Executive Editor. The network also runs a national Hindi news channel, JK 24X7 News and Gulistan News in the regional space which caters to the viewers of Jammu & Kashmir.
Gautam has been in the TV news industry for two decades. He was rated Best Anchor of the Hindi news industry and was recipient of the “NT Award” for the year 2012. He has also worked at senior editorial positions in Live India and Sahara News Network. Prior to this, he was prime time anchor and Principal Correspondent at Zee news and was also associated with All India Radio (AIR).
From the political battle fields of different Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, to the heights of union and rail budget, Gautam, has covered almost every big story of Indian television news from the spot. He has anchored and reported for almost all the subjects relating to television news including external affairs, cricket series, Olympics, social and human issues and travelogues.
On his appointment, RK Arora, said “We believe in bringing more leadership to our growing network, and I welcome Dinesh to a network that has immense potential, and believes in the fundamental principle, ‘You must be the change you want to see in the world’. I am sure that under his leadership the channel will create benchmark in innovation, impact, ratings, time spends and viewer-support.
Gautam said, “I am truly elated to be part of this growing network, which continues to invest in people and infrastructure. I see tremendous opportunities and areas where we can provide value to our viewers.”
Hailing from Madhya Pradesh, Gautam is a Post Graduate in Mass Communication from IIMC, New Delhi, and holds a Master’s degree in Science.