MUMBAI: INX News has signed up with Karan Thapar’s company ITV (Infotainment Television Private Limited) as editorial advisor on its soon-to-be-launched premier English news channel, NewsX. The advisory services will comprise a review of progress to date and consultancy on future editorial development of the channel.
Karan Thapar is recognized as one of India’s finest and most respected television news personalities. Established in 2001, ITV worked for the BBC, Channel News Asia, CNBC TV18, CNN-IBN and Doordarshan, amongst other channels.
INX News head of newsroom Arup Ghosh commented, “I am very pleased that Karan’s ITV has come on board as Editorial Advisor to NewsX. With its vast experience and unmatched reputation, I am sure ITV will contribute immensely to our vision of a world class news channel for NewsX.”
Commenting on ITV’s appointment as Editorial Advisor to NewsX, Thapar said, “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.”
INX News chairperson Indrani Mukerjea 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.”