Nalin Mehta has put in his papers as Managing Editor of Headlines Today. He was appointed as Managing Editor in October last year, when he replaced Rahul Kanwal, who is now Editor-at-large for Headlines Today as well as Aaj Tak.
Mehta has been a consultant with Headlines Today after quitting Times Now in 2008. He had started his career with Zee News before moving on to NDTV as a political correspondent and anchor.
From 2008-2012, he worked on international development issues with the United Nations Development Program and then the Global Fund in Geneva. During this time, he also held fellowships with the International Olympics Committee’s Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland; Australian National University, Canberra; La Trobe University, Melbourne and the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore.
Mehta is also the founding Joint Editor of the international journal ‘South Asian History and Culture’, and Honorary Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. He is the author of the book ‘India on Television’, which won the Asian Publishing Award in 2009, and has co-authored the critically-acclaimed ‘Olympics: The India Story’. He has also contributed columns to several publications.
Mehta didn’t respond to the queries sent at the time of filing this report.