PWM enters Indian market
Indian-American publishing group Parikh Worldwide Media (PWM) has acquired ITV...
New York-headquartered PWM publishes four weekly newspapers--the national publication, News India Times; two regional publications from New York and Chicago, Desi Talk, and the Gujarati language Gujarat Times--and an online magazine, Indian American. It also publishes an in-depth opinion and policy journal, India Global Review, in association with the Parikh Foundation for India's Global Development.
Parikh is a physician who has received the Padma Shri award and led major Indian-American organisations, including the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) and the Indian American Forum for Public Education (IAFPE).
“ITV Gold has solid brand value and a massive following in the Indian-American, South Asian, and Indo-Caribbean market and we plan to give more community news and local events coverage with the combination of print and television connecting viewers to matters that affect them here in the US and in India,” Parikh said. Deepak Viswanath, son of ITV Gold's late founder, Banad Viswanath, said: “This partnership combines the strength of two well established and respected Indian American Media. It is a launching pad to expand the channel on new platforms across the US.”