Republic Media Network will soon launch its Bengali News service. The network's Twitter handle shared a post, saying they are open to hiring staff for the new channel.
Positions are now OPEN for our upcoming Bengali news service! If you think you fit the profile, send your resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please add the specific role you are applying for in the subject line of your email. 1/2https://t.co/MJflEDeN3E pic.twitter.com/KuCjKhVQPRâ€” Republic (@republic) December 13, 2020
The channelâ€™s Editor-In-Chief Arnab Goswami had claimed they will be launching a channel in every language and every state of the country. He had also said they will be launching an international service soon. The network at present has am English and a Hindi news channel. This will be its first foray into the regional market.
Republic's entry into West Bengal comes at a crucial time when the West Bengal Assembly elections are near. TV9 also announced its entry into the Bengali market after announcing the launch of TV9 Bangla and its digital offering tv9bangla.com. Aaj Tak also launched a digital news destination, aajtak.in/bangla recently. It will be interesting to see how the new players perform in the new market.