Vijay Jung Thapa has joined HT.com as Editor-New Media and Head of Business Development Content. Thapa, who will be joining from September 29, 2008, will be reporting to Sanjoy Narayan, Editor-in-Chief, Hindustan Times. He will be responsible for all content for HT.com and will also handle all content tie-ups and business opportunities.
Thapa’s last stint was with Star News as Executive Editor and he had spent four years there. On his new role, Thapa said, “The reason I am joining HT.com is that I wanted to specialise in the new media space, and HT Media is very committed to this space. The job is a very challenging one and I look forward to working with the team there.”
Thapa has earlier worked with Headlines Today as Senior Producer for two years. He has also worked with India Today as Special Correspondent for six years.