Rajen Garabadu – Chief Executive Producer – News18 Network

As Chief Executive Producer of India’s largest news network, Rajen Garabadu leads the production and creative functions for two national news channels CNN-News18 & News18 India and 14 News18 regional and language channels.

Previously, Rajen was Channel Producer for NDTV India where he successfully produced and directed The Big Fight, one of NDTV’s flagship shows between April 2003 – 2005. In the short two year period, the show won 4 awards including the prestigious Asian TV Award twice in successive years. He worked with NDTV for more than nine years, starting as a Production Assistant in 1996.

Rajen has over 23 years of experience in television news production and is the only Indian TV News Producer to serve on the jury of the prestigious Asian Television Awards for seven successive years from 2007-2013. Rajen has also been a jury member for PromaxBDA Asia Awards.