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Bharat Gupta

Bharat Gupta

CEO, Jagran New Media

Bharat Gupta is the Chief Executive Officer of Jagran New Media, the digital wing of India’s largest print and radio publisher group, Jagran Prakashan Ltd. With 20 years of rich experience to his credit, Bharat has played a crucial role in managing and turning around several media businesses across print, radio, ground activation & digital. With over 100 million users, JNM is amongst the top Internet media groups in India.

In addition to his present role as CEO - Digital, Bharat is also serving as Director to the INMA South Asia Board (International News & Media Association); he is a Governing Council Member at Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and is the founding member of Digital News Publishers Association (DNPA). Bharat has recently been included on IFCN Governing Board. He has also represented Indian digital media publishers at many industry forums like WAN-IFRA, YouTube Publishers Forum, GNI, and Newsgeist Asia. Bharat played an instrumental role in the launch of India’s first Hindi fact check website ‘Vishvas.News’, which has now expanded into 4 Languages.

He has previously held the position of Chief Marketing Officer at JNM, prior to which he was the Executive President - Marketing at Dainik Jagran. Being a people-oriented team leader, Bharat is sincerely committed to revolutionising Indian media by managing highperforming teams and encouraging new-age innovation through data driven culture.

In recognition of his achievements in the industry, he was awarded ‘Youth Achievers Award’ at the Sixth Global Marketing and Social Media Awards, 2014, and under his effective leadership, Jagran New Media has over 18 awards to its credit in the year 2018.

Bharat holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Mysore, and a diploma in Media Planning from MICA. Beyond his professional life, Bharat enjoys traveling, music and spending time with friends and family.

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