K.N. Shanth Kumar elected chairman of PTI's Board of Directors

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KN Shanth Kumar was elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Press Trust of India (PTI) for a one-year term.

An Overview of the News

  • K.N. Shanth Kumar was elected after the Annual General Meeting held in New Delhi.

  • This change marks an important development in Indian journalism.

  • Shanth Kumar has replaced Avik Sarkar.

PTI chief appointed

  • Hindustan Times CEO Praveen Someshwar was elected vice-chairman of PTI's board of directors.

K.N. Shanth Kumar's distinguished career

  • Shanth Kumar, 62, has extensive experience in media management.

  • He has a long association with The Printers (Mysore) Pvt. Ltd.

  • His contributions extend to leadership roles in industry organizations including the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) and the Indian Newspaper Society (INS).

About Press Trust of India (PTI)

  • PTI, established in 1947, is India's largest and oldest private news agency.

  • Owned by a consortium of newspapers, it reinvests profits in its growth.

  • Shanth Kumar's election marks a new era for PTI, underscoring its commitment to delivering credible news in a changing media landscape.

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