R K Arora appointed as CEO, News Nation
Arora was, until recently, Group CEO of ITV Network and managed the Group's six news channels - NewsX, India News and four regional news channels in the Hindi heartland
In a major industry move, R K Arora, who is credited with building brands in the news broadcasting space, has been roped in as Chief Executive Officer of News Nation Network. He has a standout track record, result-oriented approach and has a deep understanding of the news ecosystem. He will report to the Board. Arora has an experience of 24 years and brings with him industry expertise and formidable credentials.
In his new role, Arora will spearhead overall responsibility of strategic and operational management of News Nation Network and will oversee the Group’s portfolio of assets spanning news broadcasting.
Arora was, until recently, a Group CEO of ITV Network and managed group’s six news channels –NewsX, India News and four regional news channels in the Hindi heartland and was instrumental in the company’s transformation and its unprecedented growth within a short span of 2 years. Prior to ITV Network, he was the Chief Executive Officer with BAG Network (News 24, E24 and Darshan 24). He was also associated with India TV since its inception.
Abhay Oswal, Chairman, News Nation Network said in an official communiqué, “Arora’s illustrious track record make him an ideal choice to lead News Nation Network. He brings a unique combination of astute business acumen and in-depth industry knowledge. Arora has the vision, tenacity and integrity to ensure that News Nation Network will quickly become the success we expect it to be and we are committed to support him to strengthen the company’s leadership in the news genre.”
On his appointment, Arora said, “I am delighted to be joining News Nation Network as Chief Executive Officer as it moves into the next exciting phase of growth and development. I’ve watched News Nation Network’s impressive strides on both the programming front and in building a unique content network that is clearly unmatched in the marketplace. The company is in a perfect position to dramatically expand in the market and I’m thrilled to take on the role and be a part of the success of News Nation Network.”
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