The sources indicated that Jaag TV will shut down its transmission in the next couple of days and will be re-launched as G News Network (GNN). The date for relaunch has been chosen as fourteenth August which is commended as Independence Day in Pakistan.
According to reports, back in 2016, Gourmet bought Jaag TV with an investment of Rs 1.5 billion. As owners of Gourmet foods were planning to launch a channel from their hub Lahore. The organization currently plans to rebrand the channel by renaming it G News Network (GNN) and acquiring prestigious names from the business to relaunch it with another enthusiasm.
For this reason, Amir Mir, sibling of the eminent TV grapple Hamid Mir and Deputy Editor and Editor Investigations at the Pakistani day by day The News International, is now the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the forthcoming channel.
Renowned journalist Hamid Mir bid farewell to the Geo/Jang Group after serving the media group for almost two decades.
The journalist has reportedly joined G News Network (GNN), as its president.
Meanwhile, a couple of other seasoned journalists, have also reportedly jumped ship.
SHEHZAD HASSAN AND SALMAN HASSAN:
Shehzad Hassan and Salman Hassan are also quitting Dunya News to join the new channel.
Dunya News top reporters Samina Pasha has joined GNN alongside AAJ television’s Najia Ashar and Maryam Farhan.
Reports claim that Moeed Pirzada and Mubashar Lucman will also be joining the Gourmet-run channel soon.
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