Network18 has announced the appointment of Umesh Kumawat as Managing Editor of News18 Lokmat.
Umesh comes with nearly 19 years of experience in journalism. Prior to Network18, he was Senior Editor with ABP News for 14 years. Previously, he has been a part of many leading media brands such as Aajtak, Zee News and TV 9. He has also been honoured with many awards in the field of journalism.
Kumawat said, “I’m delighted to be leading the team at News18 Lokmat and being a part of Network18 Group, one of the most renowned media houses in India. It is an honour to be a part of such a well-respected media house that comprises an incredibly talented team. I look forward to bringing authentic, speedy and reliable news and stories to our audience. It is my goal to make the channel an essential part of the everyday life if viewers.”
News18-Lokmat is a joint venture of Network 18’s TV18 Broadcast Ltd. and the Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd. The 24-hours news channel in Marathi was established in 2008. It is known for its regional content, and good coverage of state, national and international news.