Padmaja Joshi to present primetime show The Newshour @ 10 p.m. on Times Now

She will report to Rahul Shivshankar, Editor-In-Chief, Times Now and will work closely with the editorial leadership team in setting the news agenda for the channel

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Feb 22, 2019 12:30 PM Updated: Feb 22, 2019 12:30 PM
Padmaja Joshi TIMES NOW

Times Now has moved to strengthen its primetime news band with the appointment of Padmaja Joshi as presenter of the primetime show The Newshour at 10 p.m. on Times Now. She will work closely with the editorial leadership team in setting the news agenda for the channel. Joshi will also play an active role in extensive reportage on the upcoming General Elections.

Based out of Times Now’s Noida office, Padmaja Joshi will report to Rahul Shivshankar, Editor-In-Chief, Times Now. A seasoned journalist with over a decade experience, Padmaja brings in-depth knowledge in broadcasting as a reporter, producer, commentator, primetime news anchor and presenter across politics and current affairs.

Speaking on the appointment, Rahul Shivshankar, Editor-in-Chief, Times Now said, “I am pleased to welcome Padmaja to the Times Now team. We are confident that her vast knowledge and experience will be a valuable contribution in shaping the primetime band and driving the immediate big event – elections.”

On her new role, Padmaja Joshi said, “I’m extremely excited to join Times Now, a brand that stands for credibility and accuracy in reportage. What sets the channel apart, is the primacy it gives to reporters and as a journalist who thrives on being where the story is, I look forward to be a part of the team that’s always with the news, first.”

Padmaja has earlier worked with Headlines Today (now India Today TV), where she anchored the prime-time broadcast shows on the channel and was in-charge of copy and the news flow. In her earlier role with Times Now, Padmaja handled the responsibility of an Anchor and News Editor of the channel.

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