India TV appoints Ajit Anjum as Managing Editor

An industry veteran of 25 years, Anjum’s last stint was with BAG Network as Managing Editor of News24. He was with the organisation for almost 19 years

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Aug 14, 2014 8:17 AM Updated: Aug 14, 2014 8:17 AM
India TV appoints Ajit Anjum as Managing Editor

Ajit Anjum, an industry veteran of 25 years, has joined India TV’s newsroom as Managing Editor.

Anjum, who’s last stint was with BAG Network as Managing Editor of News24, is best known for experimenting and ideating shows such as ‘Sansani’, ‘Poll Khol’ and ‘Red Alert’, to name a few. At India TV, he will be reporting to Rajat Sharma, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief.

Welcoming him, Sharma said, “Ajit is a man of ideas, a professional with tremendous energy levels. At this juncture, when India TV has successfully established itself as one of the most respected news brands in the country, his entry will definitely help us consolidate our position further.”

Commenting on his appointment, Anjum said, “I am thankful to India TV’s management for an opportunity as this one. All my endeavours will be to further India TV’s leadership in the Hindi News space.”

A Ramnath Goenka Awardee for Political reporting in 2010, Anjum’s first major break with media was with Amar Ujala in 1990. His career has been punctuated with a couple of smaller stints with Chauthi Duniya and Aaj Tak, however, he has spent the major part of his career, almost 19 years, with BAG Network.

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