Sanket Upadhyay quits CNN News 18

It is being speculated that he will go on to head a soon-to-be launched English channel of a media group

e4m by Nishant Saxena
Updated: May 5, 2018 8:51 AM

Senior journalist Sanket Upadhyay has quit English news channel CNN News 18. It is being speculated that he will go on to head a soon-to-be launched English channel of a media group. Upadhyay had joined CNN News18 in 2016 as the Deputy Executive Editor.

Upadhyay started his journalism career in 2002 with Indo Asian News Service (IANS). He then joined the Hindustan Times in Jaipur as the City Reporter and worked there for two years.

In 2005, he entered TV journalism with NDTV. He was later made the Lucknow Bureau Head of NDTV’s English channel NDTV 24*7. He returned to Delhi in 2008 after joining English news channel Times Now as Principal Correspondent. He worked for Times Now for more than five years and quit in 2014. Upadhyay was Deputy News Editor when he quit Times Now. The same year, he joined India Today Group as Output Incharge. Here, Upadhyay used to host the popular show First Up.

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