To match up to global standards, news channel ABP News is undertaking a major resource restructuring in its editorial department. ABP News is implementing this step to better utilise its talent, empower its editorial to drive more accountability, and to ensure greater clarity in roles.
The existing hierarchy within the newsroom is undergoing a makeover. This move will ensure the channel is more audience-centric and responsive towards its consumers.
The roles in the organisation will be more defined wherein, Rajnish Ahuja will be the Senior Vice-President, News and Programming; Sanjay Bragta is the Vice-President, News Gathering; Arun Nautiyal is the Vice-President, News Production, Sumit Awasthi is the Vice-President, Planning and Special Coverage, Vibha Kaul Bhatt is the Associate Vice-President, Programme Production and Anju Juneja will be the Associate Vice-President, Special Projects.
A new role of Associate Vice-President, Production and Operations, will be introduced to work in partnership with newsroom and technology teams. Nitin Sukhija will be heading the same.
Avinash Pandey, CEO, ABP News Network, said, âEmployee empowerment is a core aspect of our organisation. This transformation in the Editorial structure is a breakthrough moment for us and will revolutionise the way newsrooms operate in India. The newly designated units will act as a catalyst for development in the Indian media landscape and we are extremely proud to lead the way towards this much-needed change.â