Shekhar Gupta owned news media start-up The Print has roped in senior journalist Mahrukh Inayet as Contributing Editor. Inayet is currently the Managing Partner at Studio Talk – a media, production and research company. She is also former Senior Editor, Times Now, and Roving Editor, India Today TV.
Speaking about her association with The Print, Inayet said, “I have always had tremendous respect for Mr Shekhar Gupta. He is one of the most respected journalists in the country. It is an honour to be working with him and contributing to The Print. It is a very exciting space and I am looking forward to being a part of it.”
Inayet was part of the core team at Headlines Today that helped set up the channel. From the TV Today group, she joined Times Now, again as part of the core team that set up the channel. Her 72-hrs non-stop reportage from outside the Taj Hotel during 26/11 earned her much acclaim and was appreciated as an example of unbiased coverage of the Mumbai terror strike. She has reported extensively on national politics with special focus on Kashmir.