Gunjan Hazarika has been appointed Head of Production at ZEE Network UK.
BizAsiaLive.com has learnt that Hazarika, who has had close association with the broadcaster for many years, will be overlooking its local programming in UK and Europe.
Hazarika’s position has been newly created to focus on ZEE Network’s UK/Europe programming. He will also further strengthen local programming on the network with new shows.
Currently, ZEE Network has five local shows on-air including ‘The Place To Eat’, ‘ZEE Companion’, ‘Zing Jukebox’, ‘The Film Show’ and ‘Out & About’. ‘The Place To Eat’ is the only show that is produced by Hazarika’s company Redtone Studios, while other shows are produced by third party production houses.
Talking to BizAsiaLive.com , Hazarika said, “I’m very passionate about local content and always strive to improve. With this new position, I will aim be to serve our viewers with pure entertainment for viewers across the entire network.”
Previously, Hazarika has been behind successful shows like ‘Brits Bollywood’, ‘ZEE & U’ and ‘Snapshot’. He also launched the first UK Asian fiction ‘Cloud 9’.