Zee appoints Jagdish Chandra as Executive Director - Regional News Channels
The Board of Directors of Zee Media Corporation has approved the appointment of Jagdish Chandra as Executive Director – Regional News Channels. Chandra’s appointment was recommended by Zee’s Nomination & Remunerative Committee.
Chandra’s appointment is for a period of five years with effect from February 3, 2017.
Chandra, a veteran of regional news media, was a senior bureaucrat with the Rajasthan Government, wherein he held various key positions in a tenure spanning over three decades, including Commissioner – Jaipur Development Authority and Commissioner & Ex-officio Secretary – Transport.
Almost two years before his retirement on August 31, 2008, Chandra took voluntary retirement from the Indian Administrative Service to join Eenadu Group as Head – ETV News Channels. During his stint of over eight years with ETV, its regional news channel business expanded multifold in size, spreading across 15 states with 13 ETV and News18 channels.