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Annapurna Media Network's Television Channels AP News HD and AP1 HD will be the latest and most technologically equipped first and only HD Channels of Nepal operated by Annapurna Broadcast Media P. Ltd and AP One Media P. Ltd. sister organizations of Annapurna Media Network – Nepal's leading private media house, the publisher of Annapurna Post (Nepali National daily) and the broadcaster of Annapurna FM. These TV stations are licensed for satellite transmission and can be accessed in almost 40 countries across the world. Equipped with the world class latest broadcast technology and a highly qualified professional team, the channels are committed to cater multi-angle in-depth News, current affairs and high quality (content + production) Programs to the viewers. The regular transmission of the channels is scheduled for April 2016. It's the zeal of neutrality, creativity and differentiated programs to inform and entertain Nepalese audience. In other words, its the one and only truly international standard broadcasting in Nepal which will broadcast current affairs and international formats of entertainments. AP1 and AP News are the only channels in Nepal to have world-class products like IKEGAMI, VIZrt, Grass Valley, Mo-sys etc.
Mr. Rameshwor Thapa as the Chairman. Mr. Thapa is a renowned flight captain and well known figure of Nepalese business, not only as a media person but also a humble business person he holds diverse business portfolios like: Simrik Air, Simrik Airlines, Real State, Govt Bodies Partnership, LPG Company and many hats under him.
Mr. Rajendra Shakya is a director of the Board as well. Mr. Shakya is a well-known Nepalese entrepreneur and holds wide portfolios of Engineering College, Airlines, Banks, Jewelries, Real State and Multiplexes. Mr. Shakya is a simple human being with great aspirations of business relationship.
Mr. Paudyal is a strategic entrepreneur of Nepal with immense and diversified knowledge of Technology, FMCG and Durables. He is a quick learner and holds various managerial and consultants positions to a few companies in Nepal. He was the founder MD of Dish Media Network and Marigold Group. Currently Mr. Paudyal is the Managing Director of the Company.
Mr Sapkota is a die-hard television scholar, having studied Television and Film making in Mumbai's famous St. Xavier Institutive and MBA from Nepal, he holds a profound range of TV career in Nepal. Mr. Sapkota was the founding member of Dishhome and now runs AP One Media as the CEO, his focused areas of company at a large are corporate, planning & admin as well as HR.
The management of the company is the key to its inspiration and admiration. Hence company has a very distinct policy on hiring talents available inside and outside the country. People of open and creative thoughts are always welcome and it would crate a high level of standards on team and performance.
Currently Managing Director Mr. Laxmi Prasad Paudyal heads the management of the both companies, Mr. Dharmendra Sapkota leads AP One Media as the CEO.
A Bunch of cream people of the industry are involved in operation and succession of the broadcasting, following are the top executives of the company.
Mr. Suresh Poudel is the Director of Operation:
Mr. Sambhu Guragain : Director of Marketing & Sales
Mr. Bijay Poudel: News Chief
Mr. Laxman Poudel: Entertainment Chief
Mr. Lokesh Bajracharya: Graphics Chief
Mr. Laxman Paudyal: Sr. Producer
Mr. Shivaram Shrestha: Incharge- Camera
The vision of the company is to "Deliver International Standard Content with Local Authenticity of Nepal".
The company is missioned to:
Generate and present neutral and sensible content of Nepal to its audience at inside and outside Nepal. Stand clear and neutral on the issue with highest level of patriotic obligation and Democratic values of the country. Uplift the content quality and admiration of audience of Nepal and aboard.
We believe and will act for a policy of Neutrality, this will give us courage to be fair and transparent compared to others.