India TV has appointed industry veteran Ajit Anjum as the channel's managing editor. Anjum's last stint was with BAG Networks as the managing editor of News 24. He is best known for experimenting and ideating shows like 'Sansani', 'Poll Khol' and 'Red Alert'.
Adds Anjum, "I am thankful to India TV's management for an opportunity as this one. My endeavour will be to further India TV's leadership in the Hindi News space." A Ramnath Goenka Award winner for Political reporting in 2010, Anjum brings with him around 25 years of experience in the industry. His first major break in media was with Amar Ujala in 1990.
His career has been punctuated with a couple of smaller stints with Chauthi Duniya and Aaj Tak and he has spent the major part of his career - almost 19 years - with the BAG Network.