Network18 announced the appointment of Vijay Sanil as CEO, Language Cluster. With over two decades of experience in Media and Entertainment industry, Vijay joins News18 Network at a time when regional news is ever-growing and has made massive contribution to the network's strength. News18 Network's language cluster includes News18 Bangla, News18 Tamil, News18 Odia, News18 Kerala, News18 Kannada, News18 Assam & NE, News18 Lokmat and News18 Gujarati. Vijay joined ZEEL as a Management Trainee in the year 2000 and grew through the ranks in the organization. In his journey of more than 20 years at ZEEL, Vijay handled various Channels like Zee TV, Zee Cinema, & TV, & Pictures, Ten Sports, Zee Anmol, Regional Channels and HD portfolio among others. In his last role with Zee, Vijay was designated as President - Sales and was responsible for driving a significant piece of the ZEEL ad revenues. Vijay will be based in Mumbai and report to Avinash Kaul, CEO - Network18 Broadcast News. Karan Abhishek Singh, who was earlier the CEO for language cluster has already taken over charge of the Hindi news cluster.