India Today Group promotes Supriya Prasad and Rahul Kanwal as News Directors
Prasad will also head the group’s Hindi mobile platforms such as NewsTak, SportsTak, DelhiTak, GadgetTak, PunjabTak and LifeTak.
Supriya Prasad, Managing Editor, Aaj Tak & India Today, and Rahul Kanwal, Managing Editor, India Today, were on Thursday promoted as News Directors.
According to sources, Prasad will also head the group’s Hindi mobile platforms such as NewsTak, SportsTak, DelhiTak, GadgetTak, PunjabTak and LifeTak.
Prasad completed his graduation while doing journalism. After working for Prabhat News in Jharkhand for some time, he shifted to Delhi in 1994. Prasad then did a post graduate diploma from the Indian Institute of Mass communication.
Right after finishing the course, he joined Aaj Tak in 1995. Later, he left Aaj Tak to launch News24 and then again came back to Aaj Tak.
Kanwal started his career in 1999 as an anchor-cum-reporter with Zee News and later joined Aaj Tak in 2002. He has also served as the Editor-at-Large in Aaj Tak and Headlines Today in TV Today Group.
Kanwal won ITA Award for Best Anchor – News/Current Affairs show in 2013 and ITA Award for Best News/Current Affairs Show in 2017.
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