RadioandMusic
| 22 Feb 2020
Big FM appoints Bhawana Somaaya as national entertainment editor

MUMBAI: Big FM has appointed veteran journalist, critic, author and historian Bhawana Somaaya as national entertainment editor. The position has been newly created for Somaaya.

Somaaya has been associated with Big FM since 2009 as film expert. In her new role, she will be responsible for developing insights along with the team, delivering to audiences a more engaging and enhanced audio experience. She will also be an integral part of the think-tank for all entertainment related shows and activities of the business, and will bring in newer perspectives and providing inputs and insights on all shows related to Bollywood.

Speaking on her new appointment, Somaaya stated, "I have been working closely with the organisation and I am of the view that the office has a great vibe and an energetic environment."

"I am grateful to have received this opportunity and I bring my sincerity to the work that this organisation does. RBNL enriches my vision and I am elated to begin my journey here and furthermore reinvent myself with a new medium and a new language," she added.

Somaaya started her career as a reporter with Cinema Journal, an entertainment supplement of Free Press Journal back in the 70s. She later joined Movie as assistant editor and was later promoted to the position of joint editor. Eventually she moved to Screen, the film weekly of the Indian Express Group as editor in chief.