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News24’s Deep Upadhyay joins TV9 Network’s convergence team

Upadhyay joins from a seven-year-stint at News24.

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NEW DELHI: TV9 network has roped in outgoing News24 managing editor Deep Upadhyay to lead its aggressive foray into the content convergence space. He will oversee the network’s operations into the convergence space, working closely with the dynamic team.

Upadhyay has earlier worked with various prominent media houses like India TV, Zee News and Dainik Bhaskar. He also set up the newsroom of Ariana, the first News Channel of Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban.

A son of the hills – Upadhyay was born and brought up in Nainital – he likes to read biographies, history and political economics. During his leisure time, he loves to cook for his daughters.

TV9 Network CEO Barun Das said: "Deep will be a key member of our aggressive convergence strategy. Content is never platform agnostic. Future form of news and content pertaining to current affairs is still evolving worldwide. At TV9 Network, we wish to be ahead of that evolution curve and that is where Deep, with his unique ability to understand news and how it needs to be served to evolving audiences, will fit the bill best."

Deep Upadhyay said: "I am delighted to be joining TV9 Network at a time when it is expanding aggressively into the content convergence space. I am looking forward to working with the team at TV9 that has some of the best brains in the business."   

As part of his immediate assignment, Upadhyay will be stationed in Kolkata where he will work with TV9 Bangla's deputy managing editor Amritanshu Bhattacharya to take the Network's newest channel to leadership position.

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