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Jagran New Media expands its editorial team

Press Release

Jagran New Media

New Delhi, March 12, 2019

Jagran New Media - India’s leading digital media company continues to strengthen its editorial team with the appointment of three digital content experts joining its Delhi leadership team. Dainik Jagran Group’s digital wing, Jagran New Media has appointed – Pratyush Ranjan, Rama Solanki and Umanath Singh, in the news editorial team.

Pratyush Ranjan has joined Jagran New Media as Senior Editor (News) with Jagran.com and Vishvas.News. Pratyush comes with a rich experience of more than 14 years in conceptualizing and executing the news content for both Hindi and English languages. Prior to this, Pratyush was associated with India TV Digital as Editor - News and has worked with leading media brands like India TV digital, News Nation digital and Hindustan Times. Pratyush will help in Digital Content Management, Newsroom and Editorial Process Management in Jagran New Media newsroom.

Jagran New Media on-boards Umanath Singh as a News Editor, who comes with an overall experience of more than 20 years in mainstream Journalism. Umanath has worked with India’s leading media companies like Hindustan, Dainik Bhaskar, Network 18, and Rajasthan Patrika among others. In his current role at Jagran New Media, Umanath will be responsible for the Input – Output Coordination in the newsroom.

Another key appointment in Jagran New Media is within the Vishvas.News editorial team. Ms. Rama Solanki has joined Jagran New Media as “News Editor – Vishvas.News”, where she will be responsible for Fact-Checking the stories for Vishvas.News and creating videos around Fact-Check stories. She brings over 11 years of rich experience in creating engaging content for different media platforms - TV, Digital and Social Media. In her earlier work assignments, she has worked with leading media brands like TV Today (Aaj Tak) and India News.

Commenting on the recent appointments, Rajesh Upadhyay, Editor-in-Chief, Jagran New Media, says, “With JNM’s organizational focus on quality content and no-tolerance approach towards fake news, it is imperative that we on-board seasoned industry professionals who have impeccable credentials on both these fronts. I am glad that with these new appointments, we have achieved this and have built a strong team of digital content experts, who have expertise in creating credible content across genres and in varied formats”.

About Jagran New Media - Jagran New Media is the digital wing of Jagran Prakashan Limited - India's leading media and communications group with interests spanning across Print, OOH, Activation, Radio and Digital. Jagran New Media creates and publishes online news and informational content that informs, educates and helps the users in taking informed life decisions. The company portfolio includes 9 digital platforms which provide content across genres like news, education, lifestyle, entertainment, health and youth. Currently, Jagran New Media has a reach of over 40.2 Million users (comScore MMX Multi- Platform; August 2018).

For more information, please contact

Tarun Agarwal

Email - tarun.aggarwal@jagrannewmedia.com