Mausumi Bhattacharya has come on board the month old Bengali infotainment channel, Kolkata TV, as Director-Sales and Marketing. Kolkata TV has been launched by SST Media, a Xenitis group company.
Prior to joining Kolkata TV, Bhattacharya was Vice-President, Sales, India TV. Of her 18 plus years’ experience in the media industry, Bhattacharya spent 16 years with ABP Pvt Ltd, where she was selling brands like Anandabazar Patrika, The Telegraph and other Bengali magazines of the Group in Kolkata, Bangalore and Mumbai. She left the ABP group to join Broadcast Worldwide Ltd as Head of Sales, before moving on to India TV.
Kolkata TV has entered into a strategic alliance with news providers like APTN, ANI and Reuters to source news content. Actress and film director Aparna Sen had joined the channel as Creative Director some time back. The top honchos of the channel include Santanu Ghosh, Chairman, Tathagata Dutta, Managing Director and Suman Chattopadhyay, Director.