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Narendra Tripathi returns to Radio Mantra, as COO?blur=25

Radio Mantra, Jagran Group’s radio venture, has roped in Narendra Tripathi as its Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this, Tripathi was the Senior Vice President of NDTV Media for two years. The move marks a return of sorts for Tripathi, as prior to joining NDTV Media in 2007, he was with Radio Mantra.

Robin Thomas Oct 12, 2009 2:35 PM

Choreos 2009: ‘When it comes straight from the heart you can’t go wrong’?blur=25

It was a big night for GroupM India on October 9, 2009. The company’s inaugural internal awards – Choreos – made celebrities of all the nominees. The GroupM agencies came together in full attendance and were in high spirits as they celebrated the victory of those individuals and teams that manifested the way of working on brands that brought to life the values that GroupM stands for.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Oct 12, 2009 8:20 AM

TVS Motors aligns new brand portfolio with BBH India?blur=25

BBH India has been entrusted with the creative mandate for TVS Motors’ new brand portfolio. The win comes in the wake of a multi-agency pitch that included agencies like TBWA\India, Contract Advertising and Bates141. TVS already has McCann Erickson and Saatchi & Saatchi on its roster of agencies.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Oct 12, 2009 8:18 AM

Domestic airlines advertising in print down by 61 pc in Jan-Aug ’09: AdEx Analysis?blur=25

Domestic airlines advertising in print went down by 61 per cent in January-August ’09, as compared to January-August ’08. Domestic airlines had an 18 per cent share of the overall airlines sector advertising in print during this period, with SpiceJet Ltd being the top advertiser among domestic airlines advertising in print.

exchange4media Staff Oct 12, 2009 8:17 AM

Networkplay ropes in Harmeet Singh Arora as VP, Network Sales?blur=25

NetworkPlay has announced some structural changes to better facilitate the need of the market in their sales organisation. As part of these changes, Harmeet Singh Arora has been brought in as VP - Network Sales. He will be reporting to Rammohan Sundaram, Founder and CEO of

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Oct 12, 2009 8:16 AM

MaXposure Media brings Italian hair-fashion magazine ‘Estetica’ to India?blur=25

MaXposure Media Group has announced the launch of the India edition of ‘Estetica’, one of the leading Italian hair-fashion magazines. ‘Estetica India’ is the magazine’s 25th edition. Priced at Rs 150, the magazine will have an initial print run of 15,000 copies.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Oct 12, 2009 8:15 AM

Joseph Eapen replaces Amit Varma as CEO of aMap?blur=25

aMap has made some senior level organisational changes recently. Joseph Eapen, who till recently was CEO of aMapDigital, aMap’s exclusive panel for DTH homes, has replaced Amit Varma as CEO of aMap. Eapen will continue to head aMapDigital too. Varma, meanwhile, will be moving on from the organisation.

exchange4media Staff Oct 12, 2009 8:14 AM

Financial Express appoints ET’s MK Venu as Managing Editor?blur=25

MK Venu has joined Financial Express as Managing Editor. He moves from Economic Times, where he was Editor, Opinion.

exchange4media Staff Oct 12, 2009 8:13 AM

Saatchi & Saatchi Mumbai assigned creative duties of Eko India?blur=25

Eko India Financial Services Pvt Ltd, an innovative start-up to provide branchless banking, has awarded its creative duties to Saatchi & Saatchi Mumbai. No pitch preceded the account win. Eko enables branchless banking using mobile and is a service provider to the State Bank of India.

exchange4media Staff Oct 12, 2009 8:13 AM

Mixed Media: So will Diwali 2009 put an end to the current state of diwala in the Indian media??blur=25

It’s been a year since the slowdown struck Indian media, but there is little hope for cheer, writes Pradyuman Maheshwari, as he hums the lyrics of the film ‘Paigham’s song: ‘Kaise Diwali manaayein hum Lala, Apna toh barah mahine Diwala!’

Pradyuman Maheshwari Oct 12, 2009 8:11 AM

Monjit Sharma joins NewsX as Head of Sales?blur=25

NewsX has appointed Monjit Sharma as Head of Sales. Sharma joins the news channel after a stint as Director of Sales at MTV. He will be based in Delhi and will lead the regional sales teams at Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

exchange4media Staff Oct 12, 2009 8:10 AM

Choreos is a strategic initiative to improve organisational effectiveness: Vikram Sakhuja?blur=25

With an aim to further acknowledge the work done by its professionals, GroupM India had held the inaugural Choreos Awards in Mumbai on October 9, 2009. Vikram Sakhuja, CEO - South Asia, GroupM, speaks with exchange4media on his perspective on Choreos Awards and gives a glimpse of the second edition of the Awards.

Robin Thomas Oct 12, 2009 8:09 AM

Airtel Champions League T20 has an advantage over Champions Trophy, say experts?blur=25

Following India’s dismal performance at the recently-concluded Champions Trophy, interest petered out from the 50:50 game. Now comes the Airtel Champions League T20 championship and all are watching it with avid interest – advertisers, clients and, of course, the fans. exchange4media finds out how Champions League is being viewed vis-à-vis Champions Trophy and the expectations from it.

Robin Thomas Oct 12, 2009 8:08 AM