News18 Network, India’s largest news network, has announced key elevations in the senior editorial team of the Hindi news cluster. Leading some of the most disruptive brands in the Hindi television news industry, the promotions recognize valuable contribution by its talent and aims to drive the next level of journalistic excellence.
With an aim to build the Hindi cluster of the News18 Network as the most influential voice across the key markets, Prabal Pratap Singh has been elevated to Group Editor, Hindi Cluster. Prabal has been instrumental in reshaping News18 India which has disrupted the industry. In his new role, he will lead the editorial strategy across all the Hindi news channels to deliver seamless yet distinct experiences across the channels based on a deep understanding of the brand to elevate the offerings to the viewers.
Kishore Ajwani, currently the Deputy Managing Editor of News18 India and one of the most popular faces of the Hindi news prime-time, has been named the Managing Editor of the channel. Over the last few years, Kishore has played a significant role in transforming the brand which has now even toppled the market leader to become the top choice of the viewers in the urban market. In addition to his current role of leading the output function, he will now be managing all the key functions such as input, output, production and assignment. He will report to Prabal Pratap Singh.
Amish Devgan, who has been leading the prime time with his explosive shows such as ‘Aar Paar’ on News18 India and ‘Takkar’ on CNBC Awaaz has been promoted to Managing Editor of News18 Uttar Pradesh, News18 Madhya Pradesh and News18 Rajasthan. He has been tasked with the additional responsibility of further strengthening the regional Hindi news channels.
News18 Network has also given additional responsibilities to Brajesh Kumar Singh, Consulting Editor. He will now lead News18 Gujarat and News18 Bihar.