Ashok Bagariya is Consulting Editor at TV 9 Network and Consultant, Bar Council of India. He is an experienced journalist with over 18 years in multi-language platforms across TV, digital and print news. He has held senior editorial leadership positions as National Bureau Chief at CNN-IBN/Network 18 and Legal Editor at HT Digital Streams (Hindustan Times).
At HT, he was responsible for commissioning, coordination, editing and supervision of all legal stories for Hindustan Times print newspaper and HT Digital platforms, anchored live digital video coverage of major news events and also covered Ministry of External Affairs and Environment. At CNN-IBN/Network 18, he headed an editorial team of over two dozen reporters covering politics, economics and the states. As part of the network’s senior editorial team, Bagariya played a key role in the channel’s digital transition and the introduction of a digital-first strategy for TV newsroom. This included supervision of bureau reporters in writing digital stories, daily Facebook lives on key issues and inputs for YouTube channel.
Bagariya has also previously been a senior correspondent with Indian Express. Alongside his journalistic career, he is also an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of Rajasthan and Adjunct Faculty, Jindal Global Law University.