With Memon's appointment Lokmat aims to bring its readers high quality sports reportage.
Lokmat newspaper has roped in Ayaz Memon as editorial advisor, sports to bring in high quality latest sports analysis, updated coverage, sports opinion columns - all contributing to the vision of providing best sports coverage to readers from a regional perspective. Memon, a sports writer, journalist, columnist, author and lawyer, has spent over 38 years in sports journalism. He has served as an editor for The Times of India, DNA and Sportsweek.
Speaking about his new role, Memon says, "I am delighted to be associated with Lokmat. It has a mighty presence in Maharashtra and an exciting forward-looking agenda to meet the expectations of new-age media consumers which whets my appetite."
Commenting on Memon's appointment Karan Darda, executive director, Lokmat Media, says, "Lokmat has always endeavoured to provide best quality content for its readers and advertisers alike. We have always strived hard to give the best coverage to our readers in sports... Ayaz's analytics on sports and his vision will help us present some of the best sporting events in a unique way making it relevant for advertisers too."
According to a press release received by afaqs! Lokmat's editorial content is being spearheaded by renowned personalities namely - Sunil Gavaskar, Rajdeep Sardesai, Chetan Bhagat, Gurucharan Das and Shobha De.