Congress and BJP headquarters in Delhi to get added focus during elections
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 27, 2013
Network1 News and Information Syndicate (NNIS) has announced that its news and feature service subscribers will now have access to live coverage from its news bureau network from metro locations. Simultaneously, NNIS has enhanced its focus to news breaking from Congress and BJP headquarters in Delhi to capture real-time developments during the upcoming Assembly elections as also the 2014 General Elections.
Led by Arup Ghosh, N1Media co-founders Shireen Sethi, Kamal Dixit and Sundeep Misra, are acknowledged for over 100 man-years of media experience coupled with connect with influential and key news sources.
âWhile NNIS has succeeded in getting great recognition for the quality of its content plus the choice it makes in selection and production, it is now very heartening to share that we have launched a live service which would enable all our clients to get top quality live coverage during the elections and beyond. We stand for quality, integrity backed by an excellent team to leave its mark in India and beyond,â said Ghosh, CEO, NNIS. His experience spans Bennett, Coleman & Co., NDTV and start- up operations he led at Sahara, Channel7 and NewsX.
In addition to television, NNIS has also built a strong presence among online portals and mobile Value Added Service providers since it was set up in April 2010.
âWe have been in the media all our lives and know what it takes to create premium content. In the past, our association with media houses helped them create great branding. Now, it is our turn to create our own brand in NNIS which will make maximum impact in times to come,â said Shireen Sethi who brings extensive on-air experience coupled with programming skills.
âWith a Network of over 200 reporters, equally deft at handling news and feature reports, NNIS will also use live hunting units equipped with high definition equipment,â added Sethi, who has experience working with news television channels like NDTV, TV Today, Sahara and NewsX.
âAcquiring the best that there is in technology â from news capturing, processing to transmission â allowed us to leap frog a complete generation. The new generation equipment offers twin advantages to media houses as they get quality, speed and reliability,â said Kamal Dixit, who as Chief Technology Officer and co-founder, leads NNISâ technology operations and brings in wide-ranging broadcast systems expertise.
As NNIS does not work on legacy systems, it is in a position to offer news and feature content at prices that can help channels to reduce their operational expenses thus becoming profitable.