Supriya Shrinate steps down as Executive Editor, ETNow; joins Congress
Shrinate will contest Lok Sabha elections for Congress from Maharajaganj
Supriya Shrinate has moved on from her role of Executive Editor with ET Now to join active politics. She joined Indian National Congress and will contest for elections from Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh. Confirming the news on Twitter, she wrote, "I have stepped down as Executive Editor at ET Now to pursue the next challenging phase of my life outside media. I thank The Times group for the most exciting 10 yrs of my journalism. Wish the channel, mgmt all my colleagues the very best." Informing further about her next move, she tweeted, "I will be taking an active plunge in politics, am grateful to Indian National Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia for trusting me with Maharajganj."
Shrinate has 18 years of experience of Print and Electronic Media. She started her career as Special Correspondent with India Today in 2001. She joined NDTV as Assistant Editor in 2004. Her stint with ET Now began in 2008 when she joined as Chief Editor - News. The same year, she was appointed as Policy Editor and Executive Editor for ET Now. She completed 10 years with Executive Editor before deciding to take a plunge in politics.
I have stepped down as Executive Editor at @ETNOWlive to pursue the next challenging phase of my life outside media I thank The Times group for the most exciting 10 yrs of my journalism Wish the channel, mgmt all my colleagues the very best @vineetjaintimes @Anandmk @nikunjdalmia— Supriya Shrinate (@SupriyaShrinate) March 29, 2019
I will be taking an active plunge in politics, am grateful to @INCIndia @RahulGandhi @priyankagandhi @JM_Scindia for trusting me with Maharajganj. It will be an honour to keep my late father’s legacy alive. I look forward to making a meaningful contribution— Supriya Shrinate (@SupriyaShrinate) March 29, 2019
exchange4media got in touch with Times Network and they gave us a statement saying, "Supriya Shrinate is an exceptional journalist and has been an asset to ET Now for a decade. We would like to thank her for her invaluable contribution and wish her well in her new endeavour.”
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