Times Network has named seasoned financial and business journalist Nikunj Dalmia as the Managing Editor of its soon to be launched Hindi business news channel ET Now Swadesh.
In his new role, Dalmia will lead all editorial decisions and oversee the management of the channel besides continuing his role as the Managing Editor of the Network’s English business news channel ET Now, where he hosts the shows - The Market and Closing Trades.
With over two decades of experience in tracking corporate India, government policies, domestic and global economies, Dalmia has witnessed some of the biggest financial events and has built a reputation of understanding the dynamics of the markets.
Commenting on the development, MK Anand, MD and CEO Times Network, said, “Nikunj is a Network stalwart and has played a pivotal role in nourishing and growing ET Now since its inception. In the Indian Business Journalist community, he is peerless with a reputation built on in-depth knowledge of financial markets, businesses and micro & macro-economic trends. Nikunj has been instrumental in shaping and sustaining ET Now’s market leadership. True to our motto, Rise With India, ET Now has delivered breakthrough stories that has redefined the Indian economic landscape and is the preferred choice of the country’s top policy-makers, corporates and business news viewers. We are thrilled at the launch of our second Hindi news offering, ET Now Swadesh and I am confident Nikunj will lead this new mandate to its glory and success, and further raise the bar for the Hindi Business News Category.”
Commenting on his new role, Dalmia said, “I am really excited to take on this new mantle and look forward to working with a talented and determined team of journalists and crew. With a unique content offering that is focused on empowering viewers with the knowledge that will enable them to be part of India’s growth story, ET NOW Swadesh will sharply differentiate itself from other players in the Hindi Business News category.”