Uday¬†Nirgudkar¬†has joined Network18 as the¬†Group Editor Regional (West)¬†for its Marathi news channel¬†News18 Lokmat.¬†He joins from Zee Media where he was the Channel Head for Zee24Taas and CEO and Editor-in-Chief of DNA.¬†
Nirgudkar¬†has more than two decades of experience at leadership positions in various industries like Infrastructure, BPO, Education and has spent considerable time in media.¬†He is a recipient of many awards for contribution and excellence in journalism.¬† He has authored Marathi bestsellers such as Local-Global CEO and All about winning elections.¬†
Nirgudkar¬†is an MBA &¬†Ph.D. from University of Pune & science graduate from Mumbai University. A prolific speaker and author,¬†Nirgudkar¬†has excellent understanding of socio-cultural- political ¬†fabric of Maharashtra.