Network18 has announced the elevation of R Jagannathan as editor-in-chief for web and publishing. Jagannathan had taken charge of Moneycontrol and Firstpost at the time of joining Network18 in 2011. In this expanded role, he will also be responsible for Forbes India and Network18 Publishing’s 18 titles.
He has total 36 years of experience of several print and digital publications across the general and business news space. Prior to joining Network18 Group in 2011, he was the executive editor at DNA. He has been the editor of Business Standard, Financial Express, Indian Management, Business World and myiris.com.
R Jagannathan said “Network18 has some of the country’s most loved brands which enjoy the highest levels of trust and credibility with audiences and each represents a unique editorial voice. I look forward to working with the teams to ensure that we strengthen our proposition across platforms.”