Uday Nirgudkar has joined Network18 as the Group Editor Regional (West) for its Marathi news channel News18 Lokmat. He joins from Zee Media where he was the Channel Head for Zee24Taas and CEO and Editor-in-Chief of DNA.
Nirgudkar has more than two decades of experience at leadership positions in various industries like Infrastructure, BPO, Education and has spent considerable time in media. He is a recipient of many awards for contribution and excellence in journalism. He has authored Marathi bestsellers such as Local-Global CEO and All about winning elections.
Nirgudkar is an MBA & Ph.D. from University of Pune & science graduate from Mumbai University. A prolific speaker and author, Nirgudkar has excellent understanding of socio-cultural- political fabric of Maharashtra.