Umesh Kumawat joins News18 Lokmat as Managing Editor

Kumawat says he looks forward to bringing authentic, speedy and reliable news viewers.

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Nov 30, 2018 2:09 PM Updated: Nov 30, 2018 2:09 PM
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Network18 on Friday announced the appointment of Umesh Kumawat as Managing Editor of News18 Lokmat. 

News18-Lokmat is a joint venture of Network 18’s TV18 Broadcast Ltd. and the Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd. It is a 24-hours Marathi news channel.

Speaking on the appointment, Kumawat said, “I’m delighted to be leading the team at News18 Lokmat and being a part of Network18 Group, which is one of the most renowned media houses in India. It is an honour to be a part of such a well-respected media house that comprises an incredibly talented team. I look forward to bringing authentic, speedy and reliable news and stories to our audience. It is my goal to make the channel an essential part of the viewer’s everyday life.”

Kumawat comes with close to 19 years of experience in journalism. Prior to Network18, he was Senior Editor with ABP News for 14 years. Previously, he has been a part of leading media brands such as Aajtak, Zee News and TV 9.  He has also been honoured with many awards in the field of journalism.

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