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.
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By Ram Garikipati
Published: November 5, 2012.
Since the 1997 Asian financial crisis, property markets have greatly developed through the years. Asian governments have improved the financial stance associated with the structure of housing finance, allowing more access to a diverse range of mortgages products.This handbook presents 27 interviews with some of the leading players in the real estate market in Asia to help you understand the market
Impetus for Growth
By Ram Garikipati
Published: September 28, 2012.
A snapshot of three industry sectors in South Korea- Financial, Energy and Food- that are dynamic engines of growth.This handbook will help you understand the ground reality in one of Asia's leading economies. A useful guide for businessmen and academic scholars- includes exclusive interviews with the Finance Minister, FSS Governor and FTC Chairman.
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