New Delhi: The Press Trust of India(PTI) has named veteran journalist Vijay Joshi, who has spent three decades covering Asia and the Middle East, as the news agency’s Editor-in-Chief.
Joshi, 54, 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 APs director of news for Southeast Asia, overseeing text, video and photo operations.
He previously oversaw AP s Asia text report for four years.
“We are very pleased to have Vijay on board. He brings a wealth of experience in traditional and new media. We have no doubt that he will take PTI to greater heights,” said Chairman of PTI Riyad Mathew. PTI