Indian Express has recently made senior level appointments at its Mumbai and Delhi Bureaux. Y P Rajesh has been appointed as Resident Editor of the Mumbai edition, while Seema Chishti has been brought in as Resident Editor for the Delhi edition.
Rajesh moves from Reuters, where he was Chief of Bureau in India. He was previously also associated with the Outlook Group and India Today Group.
Chishti, who had recently quit INX News as Political Editor, has rejoined Indian Express Delhi as Resident Editor. She was Associate Editor during her last stint with Indian Express. Chishti was earlier associated with BBC for almost a decade, where she was with BBC London for two years, besides working for BBC Hindi service and BBC Radio as Editor in India.
Mini Kapoor, who has been working as Editor of the Books section, would now be Editor of the Edit Page, while Vandita Mishra has been made Editor of the Op-Ed (Opposite Edit) Page of Indian Express.
Commenting on the appointments, Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Express, said, “It is wonderful to see young people take charge in the organisation, which has a reputation of working with great editors. It is also known for its editorials and editorial management. Indian Express continues to show that it attracts the best talent from the print media industry. The Indian Express Group is a large-hearted organisation and a place where people grow.”