Jagran New Media bolsters leadership team with three new appointments

MUMBAI: Jagran Prakashan’s digital arm Jagran New Media has bolstered its leadership team with three key appointments.

Former CNN-News18 Executive Editor Anubha Bhonsle has been appointed as Lead for digital video operations running into the crucial National Elections. She will report to the CEO of the Jagran New Media, Bharat Gupta as well as work with Editorial and Operation Heads of the Jagran network.

Jagran.com is the flagship brand of the Jagran New Media. Anubha will help streamline digital video operations as well as create a pipeline for high impact election reportage. Prior to this Anubha Bhonsle was the Executive Editor at CNN-News18 and an ICFJ Knight Fellow running programs at The Indian Express.

Roshan Tamang has on-boarded as a consultant to the video team who comes with an overall experience of 22 years in Mass Media including 19 years in Digital media. Currently, he is also the Co-founder and Director at Otus Media and has previously worked in senior leadership roles in India’s leading media companies such as Times Internet Ltd., CNN-News18, The Quint, The Indian Express, and India Today, to name a few.

With more than 14 years of experience in unique content creation across various platforms, Megha Mamgain has joined the senior leadership team as Head of Content – Health & Lifestyle at Jagran New Media. Megha has previously worked with CNN-News18 and NDTV as Associate Producer and Assistant Producer. She has successfully led teams, spearheaded campaigns, reported on gender and social issues, produced prime time news shows, and entertainment and lifestyle shows.

Jagran New Media houses nine digital platforms which provide content across genres like news, education, lifestyle, entertainment, health and youth.

Commenting on the recent appointments, Jagran New Media CEO Bharat Gupta said, “It gives us immense pleasure to on-board high skilled industry leaders in our organization. Jagran New Media aspires to provide meaningful content to readers through data driven journalism which informs, educates and helps them to take better life decisions.

“With the growing audience and monetisation traction towards video based consumption, we have scaled up our own digital video operations. The skill set and expertise that the team brings on-board will help us create high engagement video content which will help us to quickly grow in this segment. I wish them a great success at Jagran New Media.”