The Best in TV Industry Come Together

Taj Santacruz, 9 Dec 2022

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Senior Journalist

Mr. Rahul Mahajan is one of those few journalists who started his career in TV journalism since
the inception of private news channels in the country. Although Rahul Mahajan has achieved the
echelon of success in TV journalism, still he finds satisfaction in conversing with aspiring young
journalists and enlightening them on true values of journalism.
Mr. Rahul Mahajan has been in the field of journalism for the last 23 years. During his tenure, he
has worked on every aspect of TV journalism be it reporting from the field or conceptualization
and execution of audio-visual programs to managing the commercial aspect of a TV station.
Having worked with the reputed Media Organisations like Jansatta and TV channels like Zee
News, Aaj Tak, Star News, News 24 and Doordarshan, he was entrusted with covering some very
important areas like Prime Minister’s office, Ruling Party, Parliament, Defence and Foreign
Affairs. As a reporter he specialised in covering the Prime Minister’s office, BJP, RSS, J&K (Anti- terror Operations) and Pakistan. He has been to Pakistan thrice and has covered various aspects of
India-Pakistan relationship. As an editor in various channels and news management person he
acquired the skill of managing news operations (Editorial and Technical) and leading a team of
newsmen and women.
He played a pivotal role in establishing Star news and News24. Rahul has served as Senior Editor
– Star News and Senior Executive Editor – News24. Rahul is known for launching news channels
from scratch and making them successful. The credit of starting news channels like News24, E24,
Darshan24, Bhaskar TV, and A1 TV goes to him. He has also contributed to the commercial and
editorial success of Doordarshan Channels while working with Prasar Bharti as Editorial Advisor.
At present, Mr. Mahajan is serving as Editor-In-Chief of the prestigious Rajya Sabha channel. His
term at Rajya Sabha TV was very successful in terms of attracting new viewers to its knowledge
based excellent programming with new experiments like Question Hour, Special Reports and Indepth analysis of the various National and International Issues. Rahul joined Prasar Bharati as its
Head of Content Operations in 2020 and has been involved in the revamping of its National
Channels for last two years.
Rahul Mahajan hails from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh and has done his post-graduation in
journalism from University of Himachal Pradesh.