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 more than 22 years of stellar experience to his credit, Bharat has been at the helm of managing and turning around diverse 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 – Jagran New Media, Bharat is also serving as Vice President at the INMA South Asia Board (International News & Media Association); he is a Governing Council Member at the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), founding member of Digital News Publishers Association (DNPA), Executive President of Misinformation Combat Alliance, Board Member International Fact Check Network (IFCN), Advisory Board Member FT Strategies, London and Member – Google Global News Advisory Group, YouTube Global News Advisory Group. He has previously held the position of Chief Marketing Officer at JNM, prior to which he was the Executive President – Marketing at Dainik Jagran.
He has also represented Indian digital media publishers at many industry forums like WAN-IFRA, YouTube Publishers Forum, GNI, and Newsgeist Asia. His leadership blueprint is steered towards aligning the goals of
‘Digital India’ with the global digital ecosystem comprising tech majors – Google and Meta. Bharat has played a pivotal role in spearheading the vision and credo statement of JNM premised on providing “factual and credible content that empowers ‘New Bharat’ through knowledge, information & POV towards an inclusive and progressive society”. Being a people-oriented leader, he has set a new benchmark in the Indian media
industry with high-octane teams and encouraged new-age innovation in the organization.