Dr. Brajesh Kumar Singh
Dr Brajesh Kumar Singh is Managing Editor, News18 Gujarat & Bihar/Jharkhand and Member, News Broadcasting Standards Authority, which oversees TV news regulation in India. Previously Group Consulting Editor with Network18, Singh is a senior journalist with over 25 years of experience across television, print and digital.
He has led major television news brands as Channel Head and Editor at Network18, Zee Media and ABP News Network. Specifically, he has successfully launched and led five TV news channels: ABP Asmita, Zee Hindustan, Zee 24 Kalak, News18 Bihar/Jharkhand and News18 Gujarati. He is an editorial leader, with 360-degree exposure in setting up broadcast platforms/teams, managing bureaus/editorial headquarters, leading input- output and related digital platforms. His journalistic experience ranges from managing regional language platforms to national and global news coverage.
Singh’s own reportage as a journalist has focused on political affairs and public policy, tracking Narendra Modi’s political career since he took over as chief minister of Gujarat in 2001 to his re-election as Prime Minister in 2019. He has extensively covered PM’s visits to several countries including USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea, Mauritius, Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar.
Singh holds a PhD in Mass Communication and is regularly invited as guest faculty, expert panel member/ advisory board member to several media institutions and universities, including Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi; Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal; MICA, Ahmedabad and Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar. He is a Member – Broadcast Editors’ Association (BEA), Editors Guild of India (EGI), Press Club of India (PCI).