R Sridharan bids adieu as Managing Editor. Nikunj Dalmia and Supriya Shrinate elevated to Chief Editors, Financial Markets and News, respectively
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | May 20, 2015
ET Now has elevated Sandeep Gurumurthi as its Executive Editor. The development comes close on the heels of R Sridharan moving on as Managing Editor of the business news channel.
Concurrent to Gurumurthi’s promotion, Nikunj Dalmia is being elevated to the position of Chief Editor - Financial Markets, responsible for Market Hours and morning band, while Supriya Shrinate is being elevated to the position of Chief Editor - News, with all bureaus reporting to her.
MK Anand, CEO & MD, Times Network, commented, “Sandeep has maturity and aggression in the right doses and will bring energy and dynamism to the news room. He has played a critical role in ET Now’s leadership so far and going forward, his expertise will be invaluable in building ET Now into a power brand. In his new role as Executive Editor, he will be responsible for all editorial and programming for the channel.”
Besides heading the channel’s editorial operations, Gurumurthi also anchors the daily primetime show at 9 pm, ‘Business Tonight’.
Speaking on his appointment as Executive Editor of ET Now, Gurumurthi said, “I’m delighted to be taking charge of ET Now at this juncture. The channel has been built on key pillars of integrity, speed and accuracy and I am certain that we will continue to deliver value for all our viewers and stakeholders. ET Now has pioneered innovation in the business news genre and I look forward to working with the highly talented team here to raise the bar, yet again.”