iTV Network has elevated Vikas Khanna to the post of National Sales Head of India News, the National Hindi news channel of the network. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President at India News.
In his new role, Khanna will be responsible for driving the all India ad sales revenue of India News National. He will continue to report to Varun Kohli, CEO, India News.
Commenting on the elevation, Kartikeya Sharma, Managing Director, iTV Network said, “We are delighted to elevate Vikas as the National Sales Head of India News. This elevation is in line with our commitment to growth. His skills and wide experience will surely help India News reach the next level of growth.”
Varun Kohli, CEO, India News said, “Vikas has played an important role in India News sales and with his elevation as National Sales Head, India News, he will take on a wider role. His strong track record of delivering growth and his understanding of the industry will help us move forward on our path of continued success.”
On his new role Khanna said, “I am delighted and honoured to have been given the responsibility of driving the ad sales revenue of India News National. In this fiercely competitive market, I shall strive to further strengthen the various revenue streams of India News and achieve a robust growth in the coming year.”
Prior to joining iTV Network, Khanna worked with Network18, where he was responsible for the advertising sales of IBN 7 (North Region). He started his career with the India Today Group, where he spent nearly six years. He then moved to the Times of India and thereafter to NDTV Media in 2005, where he handled brands such as NDTV India, NDTV 24x7, and NDTV Profit.