NEWJ (New Emerging World of Journalism) is a media-tech company on a mission to tell stories that matter to India’s masses and remains committed to helping build a ‘Digital Bharat’ through impactful storytelling across a gamut of subjects and languages. See more

Basic Information

NEWJ (New Emerging World of Journalism) is a media-tech company on a mission to tell stories that matter to India’s masses and remains committed to helping build a ‘Digital Bharat’ through impactful storytelling across a gamut of subjects and languages. Founded by a team of young entrepreneurs led by Shalabh Upadhyay and backed by Jio Platforms Limited, it is a video-only, mobile-first publisher focused on creating and producing video content for the smartphone-obsessed young Indian. An important part of the mission is to reduce the urban-rural divide in India’s new media space by leveraging data and tech. As a social-first publisher, NEWJ is present in thirteen languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Urdu, Punjabi and Assamese. It also offers content around current affairs, spirituality, pride of India and entertainment. It produces original and branded films under Beanbag by NEWJ and creates informative and explainer stories through Desified. See more

Legal Name

:

NEW EMERGING WORLD OF JOURNALISM LIMITED

Headquarters

:

Mumbai, Maharashtra , India

Business Model

:

B2C, 

B2B 

Founding Date

:

2018

No. of Employees

:

151 to 250

Core Team

:
1.

Shalabh Upadhyay

Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief

2.

Kunal Chaudhary

Co-Founder

3.

Anshuman Sarda

Co-Founder

Funding

Total Funding

$1.7M

Investors

:

1.

Reliance Industries