Sakal Media Group has appointed Niranjan Prakash as 'editor at large' starting August 1. He will be based out of Sakal's Shivajinagar office and will report to Shriram Pavar, chief editor, Sakal.
In his new role, Prakash will focus on developing features and columns and other content ideas within the scope of the development and social change agenda of the group. He will also be identifying and building 'Strategic Priority Content' in line with reader or audience appeal. He will contribute across the various platforms of television, print, events and online.
Prakash started his career with ToI as senior manager / senior sub editor for city and special supplements for Rest of Maharashtra. He then moved to CNBC TV18 as executive producer - special projects; to E-City Ventures as general manager, marketing communications; to Star India as AVP, strategy and planning; to HT Media, general manager, business intelligence and strategic martketing and finally to Tata Services as practice consultant, markets and customers based at TMTC, Pune.