Sanjay Pugalia Appointed as President & Editorial Director, The Quint
Dated: June 13, 2016
Quintillion Media has appointed Senior Editor & Television Anchor Sanjay Pugalia as President & Editorial Director of the Group, which includes media properties like The Quint & BloombergQuint, among others. He will also be responsible for leading the group’s expansion into the Hindi domain. The Quint has inked a joint venture with Bloomberg LP and will soon set up an English business news channel and website.
“The results of the pilot have been most encouraging, and provide the impetus to take the next step: amp up the growth. I am also delighted to be working again with Raghav after spending a decade together with him in building CNBC Awaaz and Bajaar,” said Pugalia.
“In Sanjay, we have a most accomplished professional who can help quickly scale up several of our news properties. I have the highest respect for Sanjay’s acute understanding of news and current affairs. It’s a privilege to have him on the team.” said Bahl, Founder, Quintillion Media.
This is the third big name to quit TV18 and join Bahl’s company. Earlier, Menaka Doshi quit CNBC TV18 as executive editor to join BloombergQuint as managing editor. Former CNBC TV18 CEO Anil Uniyal is the CEO of BloombergQuint.