Network18 has announced the appointment of Mukul Gupta and Tauquir Zaidi as National Sales Heads for ETV News HSM (Hindi Speaking Markets) channels and ETV News Language channels, respectively.
Both Gupta and Zaidi will report to Sudip Roy, EVP and National Revenue Head, ETV News Network, Network18, who reports to Joy Chakraborthy, President, Revenue, TV18 & CEO Forbes India.
Chakraborthy said, “We are very happy that Gupta and Zaidi have joined our ETV News Network, I welcome them. They bring vast and varied experience of media sales, which will strengthen an already good team.”
Prior to joining Network18, Gupta was Head Sales, Special Initiatives, at Zee News’s regional bouquet of channels. Before that, he was head of corporate sales with ETV News. He has considerable experience of work with other brands such as MAA TV, Sahara Samay, Dainik Bhaskar, Rajasthan Patrika and Hindustan Times to name a few.
Zaidi was the National Sales Head with Prasar Bharati-Doordarshan channels, Region Head with Times Now, NDTV Media and has spent more than six years in Star India.