Top news channel honchos @NewsNext 2012

Barun Das of Zee News, Vikram Chandra of NDTV & many more will discuss and debate steps to take the news channel industry forward

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 28, 2012 7:28 PM
Top news channel honchos @NewsNext 2012

The business of news is in a constant state of flux, making the entire ecosystem a very dynamic one. NewsNext 2012, the annual conference organised by exchange4media, will highlight several issues facing the news broadcast industry that impact its growth and revenues.

A cross-section of industry leaders will be sharing their views at the event on topics as diverse as ‘News digitisation – Do or die’, ‘News credibility – Affecting the business?’, ‘News broadcasters – Ready to exploit converged digital platforms?’, and ‘Regional Panel – Big fish eating the small fish or vice versa?’, etc.

Among the distinguished list of speakers are some leading news channel honchos such as Ashok Venkatramani, CEO, MCCS India; Barun Das, CEO, Zee News; Suresh Selvaraj, Executive Director and CEO, Asianet News Network; and Vikram Chandra, Group CEO and Executive Director, NDTV.

Delivering the keynote address will be Alan Quartly, South Asia Bureau Editor, BBC News. Jawahar Sircar, CEO, Prasar Bharati will deliver the valedictory address.

Other key speakers at NewsNext 2012 include Manish Jha, Head-Business Development and Distribution, Maurya TV; Maroof Raza, Commentator on Military and Strategic Affairs; Neeraj Sanan, CMO, MCCS India; Rahul Kanwal, Editor, Headlines Today; Rahul Razdan, President, ibibo, Mobile and Games; Satish Jacob, Consulting Editor, NewsX; Sheela Bhatt, Editorial Director, Rediff; Sudhir Chaudhary, Editor and Business Head, Zee News; and Vivek Law, Editor, Bloomberg TV.

NewsNext 2012 will be held on August 31, 2012 at Radisson Blu, Noida.

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