Zee ventures into English news broadcasting
August 17, 2015
Zee Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL) has confirmed its intention to enter into English news broadcasting with the appointment of Rohit Gandhi as Editor-in-Chief – English News Broadcast and Related Content. Gandhi will be heading the operations of all initiatives in this space, working closely with the Business Head & Revenue Resources.
Speaking on the new initiative, Zee CEO Punit Goenka said, “Venturing into the English news space allows us to extend our presence in the overall News genre across geographies and even in the international arena. We want to launch a news network for global audiences with an Indian point-of-view. With Rohit on-board to spearhead this initiative, we are confident that we will be able to showcase a world-class product. We welcome Rohit to the Zee family and wish him all the very best.”
Gandhi commented on his joining: “It is a phenomenal opportunity for me to work with Zee and Punit to deliver world-class coverage to viewers at home. We want to continue on the path of providing in-depth, textured coverage across platforms to address the ever-changing needs of the global audiences.”