Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> People Movement >> Article

FE’s MK Venu to join The Hindu as Executive Editor

17-May-2013
Font Size   16
Share
FE’s MK Venu to join The Hindu as Executive Editor

MK Venu is joining The Hindu as Executive Editor. He is joining the organisation in the first week of June and will be reporting to Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor, The Hindu.

Venu moves from the Financial Express, where he has been the Managing Editor. He has put in his papers at the financial daily after a stint of around four years.

Confirming the news to exchange4media, Venu said, “I am looking forward to working for a newspaper with a wider canvas, covering both political and entertainment news. We will be focussing more on consolidating The Hindu’s growth in the North.”

Commenting on his stint with Financial Express, Venu said, “It was good; I worked with the paper for three years and seven months. I took over as Editor of Financial Express in October 2009 and rebuilt the team with new hires.”

Venu was earlier with The Economic Times, where he worked in varying capacities for 12 years. He was Chief Editor, News when he quit the financial daily. Prior to The Economic Times, he had worked national newspapers such as Hindustan Times and other publications of The Times of India Group. Venu has completed 30 years in journalism. He has written extensively on India’s dynamic role at the WTO and its quest to become part of regional trade blocs such as ASEAN and the East Asian Summit, BRIC and so on.

Our typical marketing budget is usually 10 per cent of the topline spend

There are some forces impacting the way our business works. The IT/ITeS sector has changed tremendously. Platforms like Twitter have made everyone journalists. Smartphones have made everyone a photographer. The trend that we are seeing is one of hyperdigitalization, which is causing the lines between product and services to blur. For example, <a href=http://www.exchange4media.com/company/news/amaz...

The OOH sector is among the fastest growing, globally. Brands and marketers have realized its potential and impact and begun to craft medium-specific adverts. Self-regulation is not only necessary but also essential to growth of the sector. The industry needs to exercise a certain level of this self-restraint to prove its commitment to maintaining the best standards in advertising.

<b>Clients are looking for experiential solutions beyond radio or print: Abraham Thomas, Radio City 91.1 FM</b><br><br> From entering new markets to launching large format events, Radio City 91.1FM has been on a roll. The radio channel recently announced the launch of India’s biggest singing talent hunt-Radio City Super Singer Season 8. Earlier this year, the channel set up its own creative-cum...

Apart from the mandate for the first project which is the Ashiana Town in Bhiwadi, Tomorrow and InterTwined will deliver brand solutions across film, print, radio, outdoor and activation besides provi...

Despite advertising picking up after a slow Q1, regional FM players still feel that the lingering effect of GST, RERA, demonetisation will still make its impact felt during the upcoming festive quarte...

The Head of Marketing at Bigbasket is a student for life and genuinely cares for customers and loves data. Here are some key learnings that have gotten Iyer this far in her professional journey