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Joy Chakraborthy calls it a day at TV Today

Chakraborthy joined the network in December 2011 to replace G Krishnan, who quit TV Today in September, 2011. Chakraborthy had moved in from ZEEL.

Joy Chakraborthy, CEO, has put in his papers at the TV Today Network. This ends his stint at TV Today and Radio Today within a little over seven months.

Joy Chakraborthy

Confirming the development to afaqs!, Chakraborthy says, "I decided to quit based on certain family issues. My notice period begins today."

Chakraborthy joined the network in December, 2011 to replace G Krishnan, who quit TV Today in September, 2011. He had moved in from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), ending his six-year stint with the company.

Chakraborthy joined Zee in March, 2005 to head the ad sales function of the company, which was then known as Zee Telefilms. Later, he became chief revenue officer and chief operating officer for niche channels before taking on the role of executive director for revenue and niche channels.

Chakraborthy is armed with about 16 years of experience in strategic media sales across media organisations such as The Times of India Group and STAR India. A graduate from the National Defence Academy with a Master's degree in marketing management from NMIMS, he has also completed Advanced Management Programme from the Harvard Business School.

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