R Jagannathan elevated as executive editor, DNA

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | May 19, 2008
Jagannathan was earlier managing editor, DNA Mumbai

DNA has

promoted Raghavan Jagannathan as executive editor of all its editions - in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Surat and Jaipur. The editors of all these editions will report directly to him.

Jagannathan's tenure at DNA started in 2005, when he was appointed editor of DNA Money. He was made managing editor of DNA, Mumbai, in June 2007.

Raghavan Jagannathan
Jagannathan will also hold the position of managing editor for the Bhaskar Group's soon to be launched business daily. Yatish Rajawat has been appointed editor of the business daily and he will also report to Jagannathan.

With more than three decades of experience in the print industry, Jagannathan has worked in various senior positions, including that of editor of Business World and The Financial Express, and executive editor of Business Standard. He was the founding editor of Business Today.

For the record, Diligent Media Corp., which owns DNA, is a joint venture between two industry majors, the Dainik Bhaskar Group and the Zee Group. DNA, which targets the youth, was launched in Mumbai in 2005. Earlier this year, DNA launched an Ahmedabad edition and then a Pune edition.

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