Odishatv.in is an initiative by Odisha Television to connect netizens to the latest information about Odisha and beyond. The site is also a gateway to the state and offers a wide spectrum of subjects such as History, Demography, Art and Culture, Tourist places, Festivals, Eminent sons of soil and so on.

Odisha Television Ltd is the pioneering media venture that boasts of redefining television viewing in Odisha. An undisputed market leader with four very popular channels (OTV, Tarang, Tarang Music, Prarthana and Alankar) in its bouquet; the group is more than a household name in the state. OTV, its flagship brand, is known for its free, fair and unbiased news reporting. The channel is respected for its integrity and commitment to set and practice enviable standards of journalism.

Under the dynamic leadership of Mrs. Jagi Mangat Panda, Odisha Television is making rapid strides as a highly successful media venture in the state and beyond.

Our Team

Manoj Mishra, Manager, OTV Portal

Manoj Mishra started his career as a sub editor in ‘Sun Times’, then the only English daily in Odisha, published by Eastern Media Ltd, in 1990. Later, he joined as the News Editor of www.pragativadi.com, the online English news portal of Odia daily Pragativadi in 1999. He also worked as the News Editor of The Political and Business Daily. Before joining OTV, he was the News Editor of the leading English portal www.odishasuntimes.com

Shubhankar Behera, Senior Content Writer

Shubhankar Behera has nearly 12 years of experience in print, television and web media. He started his career in The Times of India, Bhubaneswar in 2003. Later he worked with ETV, Hyderabad as Correspondent for nearly four years. Before moving to leading business news portal Progressive Digital Media where he worked as News Editor, he headed The Times of India’s NIE edition in Hyderabad for a year.

Surya Narayan Pradhan, Executive Content Writer

Surya Narayan Pradhan started his career with The Financial Express, Mumbai, as a Trainee Sub-editor in 2006. He went on to work with moneycontrol.com and UTVi, the precursor of Bloomberg TV India, in Mumbai. Before joining odishatv.in in September 2012, he was working with Tehelka Publication’s biz daily, The Financial World, in New Delhi. He has been writing regularly on his areas of interest: business and politics.

Bikram Keshari Jena

Bikram Keshari Jena has more than seven years of experience in Journalism and Research. After completing his MBA-Finance, he gained rich exposure in business journalism while working as a Research Associate and subsequently as an Assistant Editor of leading business magazine – Business & Economy. In the field of research, he boasts of experience in Equity Research and Financial Modelling while working with Citigroup and a KPO. He has worked as a Senior Sub-Editor for The Political and Business Daily and was in the editorial team of a leading news portal. He has diverse editorial exposure spanning across print, digital, electronic & new media.

Dillip Pradhan, Assistant Content Writer

Dillip Pradhan has five years of experience in the field of journalism. After doing his diploma in Journalism and Mass Education from the country’s premier media institute, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), he started his career as a sub-editor in English daily Orissa Post published from Bhubaneswar.

Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty, Assistant Content Executive

Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty has nearly three years of experience in the field of journalism. He started his career as a city journalist in leading English daily ‘The Times of India’ in 2013. Before joining OTV, he worked as a copy editor in Delhi-based publication Contify.