New Delhi, Feb 11: The Press Trust of India has named journalist Vijay Joshi, as the news agency's Editor-in-Chief. Joshi, replaces M K Razdan, who retired as Editor-in-Chief in September.
Joshi, who took over today, previously worked at PTI in the '80s and had spent a large part of his career at The Associated Press (AP), where he served in various roles in India, Singapore, Egypt, Malaysia and Thailand. He was until recently the AP s director of news for Southeast Asia, overseeing text, video and photo operations. He previously oversaw AP s Asia text report for four years.
As PTI s Editor-in Chief, Joshi will oversee the work of some 900 reporters, editors and part-time journalists across India and in bureaus in major world capitals.