Network 18 appoints Pankaj Mishra as Group Editor for tech and startups

Mishra joins the Group from FactorDaily, a new-age media startup he founded over three years ago

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Aug 21, 2019 1:51 PM Updated: Aug 21, 2019 1:51 PM

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Pankaj Mishra

Network 18 has appointed Pankaj Mishra as the Group Editor for coverage of the new economy, technology and startups. Mishra joins the Group from FactorDaily, a new-age media startup he founded over three years ago.

At FactorDaily, Mishra and his team brought out agenda-setting and deep technology and startup stories. He brings all his entrepreneurial learning and inputs from inside India’s startup ecosystem to help create impact for Network 18.

"I'm transitioning away from my entrepreneurial journey with FactorDaily to work with Network18'sCNBCTV18, MoneyControl, News18, and other platforms. The role involves leading a newly createdteam, and making sense of technology and disruption by telling stories across different formats andcreating new products and engagement models," Mishra updated on LinkedIn.

He will work across platforms, breaking big exclusives with his team on television and Moneycontrol. Mishra will bring a startup investing dimension to Moneycontrol Pro and create world-class editorial events which will be hosted across platforms.

He is joined in this new mission by Sunny Sen, a prolific writer of agenda-setting stories, and Anand Murali.

Earlier, in his assignments at The Economic Times and Mint, Mishra built and led technology and startup teams. He was also the India editor for TechCrunch.

Over past two years, Mishra has also been producing a weekly podcast called Outliers. He recorded the 100th episode last month with AR Rahman.

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