New Delhi: In a move that signals a fusion of academia and media expertise, the esteemed journalist Dr. Anil Singh has been appointed as the Professor of Practice at the Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies-Technical Campus, marking a pivotal moment in the institution’s academic landscape.
Dr. Singh brings a wealth of experience garnered from a distinguished career spanning over two decades in the dynamic realm of journalism. Notably recognized for his groundbreaking contributions, he has held pivotal roles at premier news outlets such as ABP News (formerly Star News) and Aaj Tak. His visionary concepts including ‘Kaun Banega Mukhyamantri’ (KBM), “Raj Tilak,” “Panchayat,” “Maha Panchayat,” and “Agenda Aaj Tak” propelled these networks to the zenith of TRP charts, solidifying his reputation as an industry trailblazer.
Dr. Singh also served as the Executive Editor of News24, spearheading a comprehensive strategy that revitalized the editorial prowess of the network. His illustrious journey in electronic news media commenced in 1999 with Zee News, followed by his tenure as the Assignment Producer at Aaj Tak in 2001. Transitioning to STAR News in 2004 as its Executive Editor, he continued his influential role until 2013. Notably, during his tenure, the channel underwent a significant transformation following the rebranding as ABP News after the exit of STAR from the joint venture.
Dr. Anil Singh’s contributions extend beyond the newsroom, encompassing insightful literary works that delve into India’s socio-political and defense-related nuances. His authored books including “India’s Security Concerns in the Indian Ocean Region,” “Insurgency in India: Internal Dimensions and External Linkages,” “Military and Media,” “Bihar: Chaos to Chaos,” and “The Prime Minister: Discourses in Indian Polity” are seminal pieces reflecting his scholarly depth.
Moreover, Dr. Singh is a prolific political commentator, offering astute perspectives through his columns in esteemed publications such as Sanmarg and Orissa Post. His multifaceted expertise and unwavering commitment to journalistic excellence promise an enriching contribution to the academic sphere at the Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies-Technical Campus.
Dr. Anil Singh also acted as Visiting Professor in Delhi University. Currently, Dr. Singh is associated with an eminent International media house.