In a recent announcement made by HT Media, Vinay Kamat has been appointed as the new editor for Mint. Kamat will join Mint on February 16, 2018 from Khaleej Times, Dubai, where he is the editor, and is focussed on creating a news product for the growing population of mobile content consumers.
A postgraduate from the University of Bangalore, Kamat has 30 years of experience across platforms such as print, magazines, digital and mobile.
Prior to Khaleej Times, Kamat was the resident editor for The Times of India, Bangalore. He has also worked with DNA where he launched the broadsheet product in Mumbai and Bangalore. Kamat has had significant stints in the early days of digital content as the editor of indiatimes.com and economictimes.com. His early career was shaped at Business Today and at Times of India as the Business Editor.