Chief Executive Officer
Jagran New Media
B.E. Electrical & Electronics
B.E. Electrical & Electronics
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). 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 revolutionizing Indian media by managing high-performing teams and encouraging new-age innovation.
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.
Bharat has to his credit, 20 years of rich experience in managing and turning around several media businesses across Print, Radio, Ground Activation & Internet. Under his leadership, Jagran New Media is now the fastest growing News and Information Company in the Indian Digi-tal landscape and has received more than 18 awards and recognitions in 2018 itself. The company has also launched India's first Hindi Fact Check Website 'Vishvas.News' in December and has now expanded into 11 Languages.
In addition to his role as CEO, Bharat is also serving as Director to the INMA South Asia Board (International News & Media Association); he is a Governing Council Member at IAMAI (Internet And Mobile Association of India) and is the founding member of Digital News Publishers Association (DNPA). He has also represented Indian digital media publishers at many global industry forums like WAN-Ifra, YouTube Publishers Forum, GNI, and Newsgeist Asia, where he has been actively ideating on Audience and Revenue Growth opportunities for the sectors in the region. In recognition of his achievements he was awarded 'Youth Achievers Award' at the Sixth Global Marketing and Social Media Awards, 2014.