We at Zee News believe that, a positive change in people’s thought process can bring a positive change for the whole nation.
Zee 24 Taas is a 11-year-old Marathi TV news brand that is operating in Maharashtra with a clear objective of keeping consumer updated on the latest news offerings.
Zee Business is first Hindi Business Channel launched in the history of Television,
WION is India’s first news channel dedicated to put forth India’s perspective on emerging global issues in the world.
Zee 24 Ghanta - The brand stands for clear, unbiased news with ample inputs from eye-witness at ground zero.
ZEE UP-UK, the 14th News channel in our group, aims at providing correct and unbiased news to 25 crore people of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
ZEE MPCG understands the responsibilities of being the 4th pillar of our democracy and therefore acts as the voice of the people from both the states holding true to its tagline, “Aapki Aawaz, Aapka Bharosa”.
Zee Odisha is the pride of Odisha. The channel upholds the views and opinions of the common man while bringing them news from all corners of the state.
In 2018, Zee Hindustan was relaunched as the first news channel in the country without any anchor or news reader.
Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal with its diverse content portfolio of News, current affair programs, devotional and interactive shows, acts as a platform for people to discuss their issues.
Zee Rajasthan - The brand sees itself as the voice of the people. By raising the concerns of the local population,
Zee Salaam is a 24*7 Urdu News channel, which, since its inception, promotes the “Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb” culture of India.
Zee Bihar Jharkhand’s content focuses on capturing the culture, language and rituals of the two states as well as showcasing their political vibrancy.
Launched on 20th August 2017, ZEE 24 Kalak is a 24x7 Indian Gujarati-language news channel which believes in the saying 'Of the people, For the people, By the people'.
We at Zee News believe that, a positive change in people’s thought process can bring a positive change for the whole nation. We present the news from a nationalist perspective; and not just facts, but with an in-depth analysis. At Zee News, information credibility is considered sacrosanct.
Being a nationalist channel, we understand our responsibilities to create a better nation with a positive thought process which further can lead the nation to become a true leader of the world.
We are the pioneers in the history of Indian (Private) News Channels to break the monopoly of Doordarshan, and broadcast news bulletins to our viewers, gradually becoming India’s Most Trusted News Channel*.
The Channel hosts India's number 1 prime time show “DNA – Daily News Analysis” anchored by our Editor-in-Chief Mr. Sudhir Chaudhary (*Source: Brand Trust Report 2016)
Zee News viewer is a common man cutting across religion, caste, creed, gender, geography, income class. He / she is an information seeker, nationalist by heart and a positive and responsible citizen, acclimatized to keeping the self-updated with the current affairs and happenings.
WION is India’s first news channel dedicated to put forth India’s perspective on emerging global issues in the world. In pursuit of this mission, WION has constituted a team of seasoned journalists coming from diverse nationalities with a common goal to present news and views in an unadulterated manner.
The channel prides itself on presenting news coverage that is distinct from the conventional media agenda existing in India. Our reporting ethos is premised on presenting news by way of an informed debate on pressing issues devoid of any prejudice or favor to a particular constituency.
WION is also distinct in its outlook from other Indian news channels, as its vision to create a global platform, which analyses any given issue in a geopolitical context and doesn’t restrict evaluation of these issues to India alone. As a responsible fourth pillar of democracy, we believe in the importance of providing news that is rich in content and allows viewers to form an informed view on key debates affecting India, South Asia, and the world.
WION was inaugurated by the Former President of India, His Excellency Mr Pranab Mukherjee and The Honorable Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Mr Narendra Modi.
WION won the 8th BCS Ratna Award for the Best Debut News Channel.
WION is available in Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East. Worldwide Live Streaming via YuppTV and FetchTv.
Sudhir Chaudhary belongs to the first generation of television journalists in India. He has been in TV news industry for more than 24 years and is a “seen it all” journalist. He has also received the most prestigious “Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award” for the year 2013.
From the political battle fields of different Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha, to the heights of Kargil or terrorist attack on Parliament, Sudhir Chaudhary has covered every big story of Indian Television news from the spot. He also covered the conflict in West Asia, visited Syria in 2017 and reported on fights between Syrian and ISIS forces from ground Zero.
He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Zee News, WION, Zee Business & DNA. He hosts nation’s most watched primetime news show at 9pm, DNA (Daily News & Analysis), every night at Zee News
Zee Business is first Hindi Business Channel launched in the history of Television, with the aim that everybody should be made aware about the current developments in the Business World, Share Markets
It is one of the leading and fastest growing Hindi business news channels in India. The channel has revolutionized business news by its innovative programming and path-breaking strategy of making business news a 24x7 phenomenon.
ZEE Business truly reflects transforming India. Our programing is extraordinarily sharp, covering myriad topics ranging from global markets to domestic franchise, from issues concerning the most influential to where your money should be invested.
Our lens informs you, empowers you. We curate content which accentuates your business acumen, and our philosophy whets the appetite of your ambition like no other.
ZEE Business aims to inspire and empower the entrepreneurial spirit of young India by providing the right financial guidance and mentoring. It aims to bring out the entrepreneurial spirit in each one of them and have them chase their passion from now and not wait for the future.
A well-known face of Business Journalism and the most popular & reliable face of stock market coverage. He presents Business, Policy & Economy related news topics in an easy-to-understand and ready-to-use manner. He has developed a unique style of anchoring which involves talking markets in a simple and jargon-free language. He is one of the most followed Business Anchor on Social Media.
Anil is a Commerce Graduate with 2 Professional Degrees - CA & CS. He has 25 years' experience in Financial Markets & Electronic Media. He has been awarded as Business Icon of Business Journalism award from IBJA (Indian Bullion & Jewellers Association) and under his leadership Zee Business bags Best Business Channel Award from IBJA. Anil has received an award for Outstanding contribution in Business Journalism by Padmashree Mrs. Rajshree Birla.
In 2018, Zee Hindustan was relaunched as the first news channel in the country without any anchor or news reader. The idea behind the strategy of going anchor-less is aimed at giving news without any views. The basic purpose is to disseminate news in its purest form.
The re-launched Zee Hindustan believes in the philosophy of "Ab anchor nahi, khabrein khud bolengi, kyunki aap samajhdar hain"
In an opiniated news environment there is a significant population who are seeking information without any opinion. Zee Hindustan viewers are smart, and have intelligence to interpret the impact of news on their lives. They prefer to consume news in its purest form.
Zee Rajasthan - The brand sees itself as the voice of the people. By raising the concerns of the local population, the channel aims to keep the government accountable for its actions. The news programming comprises half hour shows and smaller news bulletins covering developments of public interest – from the capital city right down to small towns and even villages. The news coverage is supported by an extensive network of news bureaus, news representatives and informers across Rajasthan.
Our presence is felt across all key demographics and we have created a significant connect with our target group, across the major cities and the emerging Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in the state. The channel enjoys a very strong presence across the entire state, with availability on more than 450 cable networks across Rajasthan and 100 % availability on all Digital Networks in Rajasthan.
Zee Bihar Jharkhand’s content focuses on capturing the culture, language and rituals of the two states as well as showcasing their political vibrancy. The brand aims to increase regional penetration and ensure wider reach in Bihar and Jharkhand. It is a channel with a mix of national and regional updates so that the viewers can be informed and stay ahead of the crowd.
Bihar and Jharkhand are two culturally and politically vibrant states. Both have the propensity of being “in” the news. Zee Bihar Jharkhand caters to an audience which is ambitious, aspirational, and eager to know the happenings in their vicinity, as well as at the center.
Zee Odisha is the pride of Odisha. The channel upholds the views and opinions of the common man while bringing them news from all corners of the state. Zee Odisha goes beyond the regular news bulletin and creates informative content for the viewers.
Our audience presence goes beyond the routine social stratifications and biases. The channel shatters the prevailing perspective that a news channel has to be male-oriented. The content on ZEE Odisha targets all members of the family across age groups and that is why we have a wide range of viewers in Odisha.
Mr. Purushottam Vaishnava is well known for his courage and innovation. He believes to experiment and take the challenges fearlessly. Having spent over two decades in journalism, he is a master of revolution and believes in old school journalistic values.
He owns an extensive understanding of both, editorial and management aspects. Being a trend-setter, he constantly endeavour on various transformational and innovative assignments and lead them to the path of success under his leadership. He started his journey from a reporter to Editor In Chief of Regional Channels to business head of cluster 1
Mr. Vaishnava keeps an in-depth knowledge of the grass root of Indian politics & society. A good orator and a visible face at reputed seminars and conclaves, he is celebrated for his many talents."
Zee Salaam is a 24*7 Urdu News channel, which, since its inception, promotes the “Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb” culture of India. A channel with a flavor of “Adab”, its fundamental differentiator is that it goes beyond the traditional news domain and focusses on regional, national and international issues for our audience, standing true to its tagline “Hindustan Ki Umeed”.
Zee Salaam has a very specified audience set which prefers pure Urdu content. No matter what they watch across genres, to get an experience of Tehzeeb, Adab and Sufi culture, they come to Zee Salaam.
Coming from a Theatre background, Sudhir Sharma has a vast and varied profile spanning over 25 years. He started his career from acting to screenplay to direction while working simultaneously as a freelance content writer, subsequently starting his own Daily in the year 1990 and entering the world of news media.
Since then, he has been a crucial player in the news industry, be it launching of new TV channels to heading content generation in various newspapers and magazines. In February 2010, he spearheaded the launch of Zee Salaam and now is the current Editor of the channel
Zee 24 Ghanta - The brand stands for clear, unbiased news with ample inputs from eye-witness at ground zero. We strive to be politically neutral and present news as it happens. Our tagline- Manusher Jonne Manusher pashe (For the people, By the people) epitomizes our channel vision. Keeping this unique phenomenon in mind. Almost 13 years back on 31st March 2006; 24 Ghanta from Zee’s stable was launched.
Since then it has always remained as the premium and the most loved News channel for the Bengali Audience. “Fresh, dynamic, analytical and on the go” the epithets justly describe the channel. The channel creates headlines, throws light on the issues which are more often than not avoided by the competition and does threadbare analysis of issues that are prevailing.
For Bengalis, News is just not News. News is entertainment, the single most favourite pass time and the elemental fuel to keep their signature argumentative selves on the run. In every nook and corner of Bengal people do search for news like professional reporters. For the larger mass News is like Holy Bible. Different genres of News have different target audience. But for every audience the level of passion stays the same. News defines their ways of life.
Graduated from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata, with Honours in English in 1987. Started his career as a chief reporter with the daily newspaper, The Statesman, working there for 13 years.
Following that he worked with ETV News Networks as a News Coordinator and then he was with Hindustan Times as the Deputy Resident Editor where he entrusted with the task of planning and executing the day-to-day affairs of the edition.
Joined Zee 24 Ghanta as its Editor in 2014
ZEE UP-UK, the 14th News channel in our group, aims at providing correct and unbiased news to 25 crore people of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Our endeavor is to cover length and breadth of the state with the heavy use of on-ground reporters to bring the news from every nook and corner of the states and create a sense of local awareness for our audience.
Catering to an audience of states which are strategically crucial in terms of politics and religion, we aim at fulfilling the strong need for regional news content with local appeal which replicates the provincial culture, pride and issues.
Moreover, with media becoming more involving and interactive, regional channels give better chance to the viewers to connect and participate in the development of their cities and states.
With its detail-oriented coverages, Zee Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh provides relevant information to its viewers and at the same time pushes the Government or respective authorities to take decisions in the interest of people. The channel understands the responsibilities of being the 4th pillar of our democracy and therefore acts as the voice of people from both the states, holding true to its tagline, "Aapki Aawaz, Aapka Bharosa".
Present in the heart of our country, our viewers in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are highly motivated and aspirational. Living in and around urban pockets of the two states, people here are equally concerned about regional issues as well as national and international.
Currently the Editor of two regional channels of ZEE Media, Dileep Tiwari’s experience spans over two decades. In his tenure, he has gone on board six times with the Former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh to visit a grand total of 20 countries. He has also successfully covered the first 4 foreign visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi (U.S., Australia, Bhutan and Nepal).
Dileep Tiwari’s journey began as an intern in Asia Pacific Communication Associates in the year 1997. Soon after that, he joined ZEE News as a reporter and was subsequently promoted as a Bureau Chief and Political editor. Since then, he has become an expert in parliamentary coverage. In the past, he has also been a key player in covering the tragic Godhra violence in 2002 and the Mumbai attacks of 2008. His diverse portfolio of journalism also includes a crucial investigation of the Sarabjit incident post which, Pakistan's Supreme court reopened the case, shaking the media industry.
Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal with its diverse content portfolio of News, current affair programs, devotional and interactive shows, acts as a platform for people to discuss their issues. It is a channel that is rooted deeply into the minds of the people of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh through its relentless and in-depth coverage of issues close to the heart of its viewers.
The audience set of Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal is very vibrant, energetic, with a rich heritage and rapidly modernizing continuously. They take pride in their heritage and local sentiments.
Dinesh Sharma is a seasoned journalist and Editor at Zee Punjab, Haryana and Himachal. He has also worked at senior editorial positions in Voice of America, Hindi Radio Service, Al Jazeera International News Channel, News X, Voice of India, The Statesman, Indian Express and Press Trust of India.
He is best known for his popular one-on-one talk show ‘Direct with Dinesh’. The show has continued to captivate viewers, and he has questioned almost all top politicians and personalities from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir in his trademark courteous and impeccable manner.
Zee 24 Taas is a 11-year-old Marathi TV news brand that is operating in Maharashtra with a clear objective of keeping consumer updated on the latest news offerings. It is the first 24 hrs Marathi news channel that ensured that Maharashtra gets a voice that speaks the truth on a daily basis.
Zee 24 Taas has built its brand on its ability to showcase extensive coverage & reporting across the globe focused on Maharashtrians. Our exclusive programming informs, engages to the aspirational, positive and progressive viewers.
The interactive approach & highly engaged viewer ensures that public opinion reaches every single corner of the globe to question the status quo
We are not only able to inform but also engage and entertain our audiences through our IP’s which are showcased in the form of events or on ground activations
Maharashtra has been the growth driver for India considering Mumbai is the financial capital of the country and the change begins from here. We are the first state to adapt to the global changes. We are the interface of India to the world. Maharashtra also has the most unique personality of being affected with what happens across the world and also being affected when farmlands go dry. The range of news stories brings the vibrancy to the channel and its audiences.
Editor-in-Chief of Zee 24Taas and Zee Marathi Disha
Shri Vijay Kuvalekar joined the Zee group in Sep 2017 for Zee Marathi Disha and then took over 24 Taas on 31st Oct 2007. Currently he is the Editor in Chief for Zee 24 Taas & Zee Marathi Disha. He has over 45+yrs of experience in the news industry and is a literary writer, poet and film writer too
Under his guidance, Zee 24 Taas increased the scope of news to multiple genres, created new formats in news and expanded the existing brands of Zee 24Taas. This resulted in the channel attracting newer audiences & advertisers on the channel. He was also instrumental for the successful launch of Zee Marathi Disha, a weekly Marathi newspaper which is the first weekly newspaper for the family
Launched on 20th August 2017, ZEE 24 Kalak is a 24x7 Indian Gujarati-language news channel which believes in the saying ‘Of the people, For the people, By the people’. The channel aims at dishing out authentic, accurate and factual news focused on regional issues, while keeping a look at the larger stories in India and abroad with a Gujrat-lens. The channel takes up the cause of the people and make higher authorities pay attention to their needs to foster positivity and accountability.
ZEE 24 Kalak is the news channel dedicated to the motherland of great leaders and personalities. Our audience is the ever-joyous, business oriented, politically aware Gujarati community, whose foremost preference is the authenticity of the information.