Zee Media Corporation Ltd is one of India's foremost media companies with a strong presence in the national and regional news genre.
The company was incorporated as Zee Sports Limited on August 27; 1999 and its name changed to Zee News Limited in May 27, 2004. ZNL got de-merged from Zee Telefilms Limited on March 31st 2006 as per the scheme of arrangement approved by the Hon. Bombay High Court on 17th November 2006. The company became a listed entity on January 10, 2007.The Name of the Company was further changed to Zee Media Corporation Limited with effect from 6th of July 2013.
Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) touches the lives of millions of Indians through a clutch of national and regional news channels. Its mission is to "Engage. Inform. Empower". The specific channels operated by Zee Media Corporation Ltd are Zee News, Zee Business, Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal, Zee Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand, Zee 24 Gantalu, Zee Madhya Pradesh Chattisgarh, Zee 24 Taas, the first 24-hour Marathi news channel. 24 Ghanta, a 24 hour Bangla news channel is operated by a subsidiary company known as Zee Akaash News Private Limited.
In terms of news gathering, the company has the largest network of news bureaus and correspondents with a pan India presence. The company is equipped with state of the art technology in content creation, packaging and broadcasting.
Zee News, which is the flagship channel of the company, has the 'Soch Badlo Desh Badlo' tag line which shows the focus on hardcore and serious news. The channel's programmes have won several prestigious national and international awards.
Zee Media Corporation Ltd also supplies content to the international broadcasting business of Zee in USA, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
The company has about 1700 employees.