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CNN International appoints New Delhi Bureau Chief

CNN International has announced the appointment of Ravi Agrawal as its New Delhi Bureau Chief.

Agrawal, who commences in the role April 1, will manage and oversee CNN’s multi-platform newsgathering operations in India.

Agrawal is an award-winning CNN producer and has worked with the network across its London and US offices for eight years. Most recently, he was the senior producer of CNN’s flagship Sunday program on world affairs ‘Fareed Zakaria GPS’.

“Ravi’s appointment is very timely as we prepare to cover the world’s largest democracy going to the polls in the coming months,” said Ellana Lee, Vice President and Managing Editor, CNN International Asia Pacific. “With a combination of Ravi’s deep knowledge, understanding of India and his in-depth experience with the network’s global shows and operations, we will continue our comprehensive coverage from this country,” she added.

Before GPS, Agrawal was the senior producer for ‘Connect the World’, CNN International’s daily primetime show. Previously, he produced key news programs from the London bureau including Business International, CNN Today and World Business Today. He joined the network in 2006.