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Network18 elevates Avinash Kaul as COO

Network18 has also appointed Priyanka Kaul as president – marketing and special projects, TV18 and Aditi Singh as executive vice president – special projects, TV18.

Network18 elevates Avinash Kaul as COO
Avinash Kaul

In a recent announcement, Network18 has elevated Avinash Kaul as chief operating officer. In his new role, Kaul will oversee the operations of all national and regional news channels. He will continue to remain the managing director of A+E Networks | TV18.

Kaul joined TV18, one of India’s leading television broadcast networks in mid-2014 and since then has been responsible for the overall Profit & Loss responsibilities of all the brands managed by him.

Netwrok18 also appointed Priyanka Kaul as president – marketing and special projects, TV18 and Aditi Singh as executive vice president – special projects, TV18.

Network18 elevates Avinash Kaul as COO
Aditi Singh

Priyanka and Aditi bring with them vast experience and have been behind some of the most popular campaigns of NDTV such as Greenathon, Support My School, Save Our Tigers, Banega Swachh India, Every Life Counts and Our Girls Our Pride. Priyanka will report to Rahul Joshi, CEO – news and group editor-in-chief, Network18 and Aditi will report to Priyanka.

Priyanka, has been involved in various aspects of television over the last twenty years including production, content creation, anchoring and on the business side with sales and marketing. In her last role as chief revenue and marketing officer, NDTV Group, Priyanka was responsible for revenue from both, domestic and international markets. In 2007, she founded the special projects and campaigns vertical at NDTV.

Network18 elevates Avinash Kaul as COO
Priyanka Kaul

Commenting on the appointment, Priyanka, says in a press release, “I am passionate about building sustainable business models and believe that constant innovation is the key to driving revenues. I hope to bring the same fervor of innovation to the plethora of brands housed under TV18.”

Priyanka has won several national and international awards, including the prestigious CBA (Commonwealth Broadcasting Association) One World Media Award and was a part of the team that represented India at the First BRICS Media Summit in Beijing. She has a degree in Economics from Sophia College, Mumbai and has done Advanced Management from Harvard Business School, Boston.

Aditi has over twenty years of experience in the television industry. Before joining Network18, Aditi was COO/ head of the special projects and events division of NDTV where she was key in leading and building this business from scratch. Prior to this, Aditi was Channel Producer for NDTV 24x7 where she was responsible for production operations.

Commenting on her appointment, Aditi, says in a press release, “The Special Projects initiative has been a game-changer that has transformed brand promotion and advertising in India. In the new role, I hope to create greater impact by taking the function to new levels of growth. I am delighted to embark on this journey with some of the most experienced leaders at TV18.”

Aditi is a graduate in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.