WION (TV channel)
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|Launched||15 August 2016|
|Owned by||Zee Media|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 4:3 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Slogan||The world is one|
|Replaced||Zee News English|
|Dish TV||Channel 765|
|Airtel Digital TV||Channel 378|
|Independent TV||Channel 457|
|Tata Sky||Channel 615|
|AsiaSat 7||3706 MHz|
|Indovision (Indonesia)||Channel 331|
|K+ (Vietnam)||Channel 109|
|StarHub TV (Singapore)||Channel 156 (SD)|
Channel 186 (HD)
|Mediacorp Singapore||Channel 30 UHF|
(Baybay City, Philippines)
|Channel 6 (SD)|
|TransACT (Australia)||Channel 251|
|First Media (Indonesia)||Channel 322|
|Cable TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 78|
|ABNXcess (Malaysia)||Channel 23|
|AVG (Vietnam)||Channel 17|
|Asianet Digital (India)||Channel 428|
|Singtel TV (Singapore)||Channel 6 (HD) / 153 (HD)|
|DittoTV (India)||Channel 98|
|DETV (Malaysia)||Channel 122|
|now TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 322|
|YuppTV (Worldwide)||Channel 734|
|FetchTV (Australia)||Channel 186|
|Live Streaming (International)|
|Live Streaming (India)|
The founding team included Emmy-nominated producer Rohit Gandhi as editor-in-chief, Mandy Clark, former CBS correspondent, and Mithaq Kazimi, American media executive as Managing Producers respectively.
Known journalists included Saad Hammadi, Bangladesh Bureau Chief, and former correspondent for The Guardian, Archith Seshadri, former CNN anchor and Tathagata Bhattacharya, former editor of the web edition.
The current team includes Ramesh Ramachandran, associate editor, Daniele Pagani, West Asia Bureau Chief & Palki Sharma Upadhyay, former senior editor at Network18. Sidhant Sibal of DD News joined the organization on 1 April 2018. Sumit Chaturvedi who was earlier with ET NOW, CNBC looks after the business news content and does morning and evening business shows WALLET. He also hosts and produces India’s first tv aviation show WION WINGS
Web properties include the WIONews website, listed on Google News. Other than reporting news, special content of the platform includes WION Edge, featuring intriguing stories; live streaming sessions and viral videos; and WION 360, with virtual reality content.
- World is One, Hosted by various anchors (2016-now)
- Tech it Out, Hosted by various anchors (2016-now)
- Unscripted, Hosted by various anchors (2017-now)
- Pitstop Hosted by various anchors (2017-now)
- WION Traveller Hosted by Meraj & Johan (2017-now)
- MELT, Hosted by Anant Rangaswami & Ritwika Gupta (2018-now)
- Breakfast Hosted by various anchors (2016-2017)
- Democracy & Dictatorship, hosted by Rohit Gandhi (2016-2017)
- Konversations, hosted by Mithaq Kazimi (2016-2017)
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- "Zee in talks with CNN for English-language channel, says Subhash Chandra | TelevisionPost.com". televisionpost.com. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
- "WION on Periscope: "WION launch"". Periscope.tv. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
- "Atlanta's Archith Seshadri debuts as anchor on Zee Media's global English news channel". NRI Pulse. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
- "Zee Media to launch English news broadcast, appoints Rohit Gandhi as editor-in-chief". firstpost.com. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
- "CBS News Hires Digital Journalist Based in Afghanistan". www.adweek.com. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
- "WION Authors". WION. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
- "Saad Hammadi". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
- "CNN International Editor Off to Anchor in India". www.adweek.com. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
- "WION Edge: Most Trending Social Content On The Web". www.wionews.com. Retrieved 17 March 2017.