In a move that corresponds to bold new measures of performance and leadership position, ET NOW, India’s No.1 Business news channel has elevated Sandeep Gurumurthi as its Executive Editor.
Bidding adieu to R Sridharan, erstwhile Managing Editor of ET NOW and wishing him luck for his future endeavour, the channel welcomed the newly promoted Gurumurthi to take on the reins of sustaining the momentum of keeping the channel abreast at the top.
On this development, M. K. Anand, CEO & MD, Times Network said, “Sandeep has maturity and aggression in the right doses and will bring energy and dynamism to the news room. He has played a critical role in ET NOW’s leadership so far and going forward his expertise will be invaluable in building ET NOW into a power brand. In his new role as the Executive Editor, he will be responsible for all Editorial and Programming for the channel.”
Speaking about his appointment as the Executive Editor of ET NOW, Sandeep Gurumurthi said, “I’m delighted to be taking charge of ET NOW at this juncture. The channel has been built on key pillars of integrity, speed and accuracy and I am certain that we will continue to deliver value for all our viewers and stakeholders. ET NOW has pioneered innovation in the business news genre and I look forward to working with the highly talented team here to raise the bar, yet again."
Besides heading the channel’s editorial operations, Gurumurthi also anchors the daily primetime show at 9 pm, ‘Business Tonight’.
Concurrent to Gurumurthi’s elevation, Nikunj Dalmia is being elevated to the position of Chief Editor- Financial Markets, responsible for Market Hours and Morning band and Supriya Shrinate is being elevated to the position of Chief Editor- News, with all bureaus reporting into her.