Kishore Ajwani, the prime-time face of ABP News joins Network18 as Deputy Managing Editor of IBN7. Kishore will lead the output function at IBN7, with the entire output team reporting to him.
With this move, Deputy Managing Editor Sumit Awasthi will take charge of the input function. Sumit and Kishore will work closely with Prabal Pratap Singh to take IBN7 to its next level of journalistic excellence.
Kishore joined Zee News as an anchor and correspondent in 2001 and thereafter climbed the editorial hierarchy rapidly. By 2008, he was the Deputy Executive Producer handling the output function at Star News, which later morphed into ABP News. At Zee, Kishore launched the successful daily news show ‘Badi Khabar’. His show ‘Aaj Ki Baat’ at Star was a pioneering show. Apart from this, Kishore was entrusted with the task of handling election coverage, especially the programming and anchoring on counting days.
Kishore is an electronics engineer, masters from the Delhi School of Economics and an MBA from MICA.