Rajen Garabadu – Chief Executive Producer – TV18

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

Previously, Rajen was Channel Producer for NDTV India where he successfully produced and directed The Big Fight, a much awarded show which won the prestigious Asian TV Award twice in successive years. He worked with NDTV for nine years, starting as a Production Assistant for The World This Week and went on to launch and produce several flagship shows for NDTV like Nationwide on STAR News and Question Time India on BBC World.

Rajen began his career as a Correspondent with India Feature Service in 1995. He has more than 24 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 member of the jury for the AIBs 2018 and PromaxBDA Asia 2016 Awards.