Shankar Subramaniam V

Head, Advertising-South Accounts & Business Head, The Hindu Tamil

Shankar Subramaniam joined The Hindu Group in April 2014 and is now the Associate Vice President-South Accounts & Business Head of The Hindu Tamil
With 26 years of work experience in the media industry and two years in the hospitality industry, he began his media career with Dinamalar in 1990.

He has worked with Living Media India Limited (1992 – 2000) handling India Today Publications, Business Today, Time International, Newstrack and Aaj Tak. After his time here, he moved to Buena Vista Television India where he handled Airtime and Sponsorships sales for Disney Programs across TV Platforms. He also had a brief stint with Bennett Coleman Co, Ltd. He was a TV Show presenter with Star Vijay and Jaya TV for about 18 months, after which he moved to Zee TV, where he headed the southern division from 2003-2005. He played a key role in business development in South India for HT Media Limited, from 2005 till 2013. He was a key member of the team that designed the “One India” alliance that exists between The Hindu, Hindustan Times and ABP Group of Publications. Before joining The Hindu Tamil in 2014, he helped set up the Airtime Sales division for Thanthi TV and enabled revenue generation.