ABP News Network has appointed Zulfia Waris, as the Business Head, ABP News Network Content Studio. Waris will be responsible for the organisationâs new subsidiary, ANN Content Studio, to produce path-breaking content for all platforms.
Waris comes to ABP group with an experience of over 20 years. Prior to this, Waris was the VP-Product Head, Premium Head and Digital Networks at Discovery India. Under this role, she was responsible for Discovery India channels under the factual and lifestyle categories. She has worked with several companies including TV18 India Ltd, MTV India, Channel V India, Star TV Network and Zee Entertainment.
She has held numerous leadership roles since 2007 and was at the helm of content and creative strategy, marketing, on-air promotions, production, acquisition, programming, budgets, social media innovations, content partnerships, and community building.Â
Commenting on Warisâ appointment, Avinash Pandey, CEO, ABP News Network, said, âWe are pleased to infuse Zulfiaâs expertise and vision into ABP News Networkâs Content Studio, especially since it is in a period of rapid digital growth. I can say with confidence that her approach and values align with our culture, and her knowledge and creativity will add to the organizationâs success, over the next few years.â
Waris has done her Bachelors in English Literature from Sophia College Mumbai in 1998 followed by Post Graduate Diploma in Social Communications and Media from Sophia Polytechnic Mumbai in 1999.