Sanjay PugaliaSanjay Pugalia is moving on from Network18 as Editor-in-Chief of CNBC Awaaz and CNBC Bajar, after 12 years.

Pugalia had joined TV18 as editor for its Hindi language programming initiatives in March 2004, according to Indian Television.

With more than 25 years of experience as a journalist, Sanjay Pugalia has worked in both print and broadcast journalism He was earlier with Star News, Zee News, Aaj Tak, Navbharat Times, BBC Radio and Business Standard, according to FMP.

An internal email informed the employees about this development.

He will be taking the month off and declined to comment on his future plans when contacted by Medianama.

Alok Joshi, the Executive Editor at Network 18 has been announced as the Managing Editor of CNBC Awaaz and CNBC Bajar, and Dharmendra Singh has been elevated to Deputy Managing Editor in an internal email, exchange4media reports.

Other management changes

– Last week, Network 18 had appointed Santosh Menon as Chief Content Officer to handle the digital businesses of the Network 18 group, including,,,, and

– Earlier this month, Rohit Bansal, who is one of the board of directors at TV18 had left the company, who took care of media, regulation and strategy at Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

– In April, Manish Maheshwari joined Network18 as the CEO of Web18, where he will lead digital and e-commerce assets, audience growth, content monetisation, business development, inorganic growth, mergers & acquisitions and product management.