After 19+ years experience in Business Journalism/ Corporate Communications, I am a freelance Editor and Writer based in Seoul for the past 9 years. Besides regularly contributing to Indian newspapers and journals on economic issues pertaining to Korea and India, I am also the Chief Editor of a bimonthly magazine published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs in Korea.
Prior to this, I worked as Chief Editor/ Corporate Communications of EUCCK, where I was responsible for Press Relations, which includes interacting with the media on a regular basis, clarifying their story inputs, issuing press releases and arranging media interviews for the President Group (President, 2 Vice-Presidents, Treasurer and Secretary General) of EUCCK.
Another key aspect of my job was to write speech copies for the EUCCK President Group at all regular events I also wrote official letters, as well as interview transcripts and articles on behalf of the President Group that are regularly published in the media.
I was also responsible for the in house business magazines- INFOMAG and INFOMAG REAL ESTATE. From start to finish, I was in charge of planning, interviews, writing, editing, design and marketing of the magazines, heading a team of six.
Before this, I worked in The Hindu Business Line newspaper (www.thehindubusinessline.com) at New Delhi from 1995 to 2004. I was responsible for Telecom & IT coverage of both government policy and corporate sectors and a fortnightly columnist and editorial writer. Earlier in my career at the same organization, I covered banking, macro-economic issues and infrastructure.
After getting an offer, I relocated to South Korea in April 2004, and worked at The Korea Herald (www.koreaherald.com) as their business correspondent in Seoul, covering the operations of international companies and macro-economic issues.