India TV appoints Ajit Anjum as Managing Editor

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | August 14, 2014
Anjum was with BAG network as the managing editor of News 24.

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'.

Ajit Anjum

At India TV, Anjum will report to Rajat Sharma, chairman and editor-in-chief. Says Sharma says, "Ajit is a man of ideas, a professional with tremendous energy levels. At this juncture when India TV has successfully established itself as one of the most respected news brands in the country, his entry will definitely help us consolidate our position further."

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.

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