In his new responsibility, Anil Uniyal will be responsible for the strategic, financial and operational management of the business news network. Prior to this he was the COO, Network 18 Media and Business Head, TV18 Media Operations. He will report into Sai Kumar, Group COO, Network 18.
As President, Ajay Chacko will be responsible for the day-to-day operational, strategic and financial management of AETN18 Media Pvt Ltd, the recently announced joint venture between AETN and Network18. He has been part of the Network18 Group for the last seven years.
Ajay Chacko will be based in Mumbai and will be responsible for the day-to-day operational, strategic and financial management of the joint venture and its suite of channels and services. He has been a part of the Network18 group over the past 7 years and has played a critical role in steering CNBC TV18, CNBC AWAAZ and Forbes India to leadership positions.
The media industry has often got caught in the debate whether two measurement systems would help the industry grow or create a recipe for disaster for media sellers and buyers alike. The merger of NRS and IRS may have sorted that dilemma for the print industry and the clear strength of TAM Media Research has kept things simple for the broadcasting industry. However, aMap is present as a second television measurement system, and time and again has created the dreaded confusion as well.
Safedi ki chamkar where Rin and Tide are slugging it out isn't the only battle zone these days. There is another joust in the media firmament where an ongoing glove fest has everyone riveted. And this has nothing to do with iski shirt meri shirt se zyada safed kyun hai? This one is about an entrenched player and a newbie, says Sandeep Bamzai.
Hindi Business news channel CNBC Awaaz is celebrating its fifth anniversary today. The channel has lined up quite a few new programmes to mark the occasion. Sanjay Pugalia, Editor-in-Chief, CNBC Awaaz, shares the channel’s plans with exchange4media in an exclusive conversation.