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Former ABP News anchor Kishore Ajwani joins IBN7 as deputy managing editor
MUMBAI: ABP News anchor Kishore Ajwani has joined TV18-owned Hindi news channel IBN7 as deputy managing editor.
Kishore will lead the output function at IBN7. The entire output team will report to him.
Ajwani had quit ABP News in June.
With this move, deputy managing editor Sumit Awasthi will take charge of the input function. Sumit and Kishore will work closely with consulting editor Prabal Pratap Singh.Kishore joined Zee News as an anchor and correspondent in 2001 and thereafter climbed the editorial hierarchy rapidly. By 2008, he was the deputy executive producer handling the output function at Star News, which later morphed into ABP News.
At Zee, Kishore launched the successful daily news show ‘Badi Khabar’. His show ‘Aaj Ki Baat’ at Star was a pioneering one. Apart from this, Kishore was entrusted with the task of handling election coverage, especially the programming and anchoring on counting days.
Kishore is an electronics engineer, masters from the Delhi School of Economics and an MBA from MICA.