Kartikeya Sharma, Founder and Promoter of the iTV Network (Information TV Pvt. Ltd), has influenced the rapid development and improvement of the network and all its divisions. The young entrepreneur succeeded in turning networks into brands, because he understood the importance of making the right decisions at the right time.
In 2007, iTV Network started its adventure, took a risk and managed to succeed in the tough media market. Today, this major brand across India is the owner of the two most recognized channels – the English speaking channel - NewsX and the Hindi speaking channel - India News.
In 2012, iTV Network acquired the NewsX channel, and after just two years, in 2014, it won a prize for Best English channel of the Year. The media business is evolving and competition is emerging constantly. Therefore, people tend to compare media in India with international ones. However, NewsX formed its own unique style and content, which makes it different than others.
Kartikeya Sharma’s India News got its brand new look in 2013, which involved a new state-of-the-art studio and a fresh lineup of programs and presenters. This Hindi news channel operates on three regional channels Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Except for delivering news on a daily basis via channels, iTV Network operates two popular newspapers, which are improving at the rapid pace. The English newspaper, The Sunday Guardian, based in Delhi, is certainly becoming one of the most popular and finest Sunday newspapers among readers. Moreover, the Hindi newspapers, Aaj Samaaj, have successfully been delivering news on a daily basis, and is turning into the leading daily Hindi newspaper.
Kartikeya Sharma’s iTV School of Media and Management offers two courses in Broadcast Journalism, which will be conducted by experts from that field. Moreover, anyone with the ambition and wish to improve their knowledge can sign up for short courses and receive a certificate.
Being a great visionary, Kartikeya Sharma, has re-introduced wrestling to India under the brand Pro Wrestling League and enable wrestlers to have proper exposure and recognition that they deserve so much. Because wrestling has been long known and loved in India, this Pro Wrestling League will only contribute to expanding the love for the sport.
An oxford graduate with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from King’s College in London, Kartikeya Sharma deserves all the credit for creating brands from a scratch and because of his visionary and unique ideas, he managed to expand the business in various fields, by which he isn’t only contributing to his portfolio, but also contributing to society.