IMN News, the soon to be re-launched avatar of the English news channel NewsX, has appointed Ayaz Memon as its Consultant Editor. Ayaz will be based in IMN News’ Mumbai office and will be responsible for providing strategic inputs on the editorial policies of the channel, thereby streamlining it with the company’s vision. As a Senior Editor at IMN News, he will be a vital part of channel’s management team.
Says, Ayaz Memon, “IMN News is an emerging brand and the critical task for anyone at the helm of affairs will be to ensure that the editorial aligns and spurs its overall business plans and ensures success through content differentiation. I look forward to the opportunity as it provides me with a great canvas for devising innovative and differentiated editorial that will spur viewership and loyalty towards the channel.”
Announcing the appointment, Jehangir S. Pocha, Co- Promoter, IMN News said, “We are very happy to have Ayaz on board. His induction is a part of our overall strategy to realign our channel to the new challenges ahead and he is going to be an integral part of our management team, guiding and forging our new growth plans.”
Ayaz has had an illustrious career of more than 30 years spanning across reporting, writing and researching on various industries viz. business, politics, & sports. His previous assignment was with the DNA newspaper where he was Editor-at-large and recently he was seen as one of the special commentators at the just concluded IPL 3.
Besides journalism, Memon is a regular TV commentator on cricket and has also authored three books on cricket and co-authored one with Ranjona Banerji on the golden jubilee of India’s independence, India 50: The Making Of A Nation.