Senior TV news professional Shri Rahul Mahajan will be the new Editor-in-Chief of Rajya Sabha Television.
Rajya Sabha Chairman Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today approved the engagement of Shri Mahajan accepting the recommendation of a five member of Search-cum-Selection Committee headed by Prasar Bharti Chairman Shri A.Surya Prakash.
In response to an open advertisement, 57 applications were received and the Selection Committee interviewed 15 candidates over two days before making their recommendation.
Till August, 2017, CEO of RSTV was doubling up as the Editor-in-Chief of RSTV. Subsequently, it was decided to infuse professionalism by having a separate Editor-in-Chief.
The 46 year old Shri Rahul Mahajan has 26 years of media experience including 23 years in news channels in various capacities including as Special Correspondent, Senior Editor, Senior Executive Editor and is presently Consultant Editor, Prasar Bharti. He worked for Jansatta, Zee News, Aj Tak, Star News, News 24 and Bhaskar News.
Shri Mahajan has 12 years experience of covering the Parliament.
February 24, 2018