Karan Thapar joins INX News as editorial advisor

February 26th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Journalist Karan Thapar has been appointed editorial advisor of INX’s soon-to-be-launched English news channel NewsX. “ITV is delighted to accept a special project from NewsX to advise it on how to become one of the most exciting news channels available in India,” said Karan in a press release.

INX News, a part of INX Network, has signed up with Karan’s company ITV (Infotainment Television Private Limited) as the editorial advisor and the services will comprise a review of the progress and consultancy on future editorial development of the channel.

Indrani Mukerjea, chairperson INX News, said: “With the expertise of the editorial and operations team at NewsX, we are ready to provide the highest quality of intelligent news for today’s audience.”

Karan started ITV in 2001 and has done work for the BBC, Channel News Asia, CNBC TV18, CNN-IBN and Doordarshan among other channels.

INX Media Pvt Ltd, which is also a part of INX Network, launched a general Hindi entertainment channel 9X, and Hindi Music channel for youth 9XM last year.

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