Nalin Mehta has been appointed as Managing Editor of Headlines Today. Mehta takes charge from 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 has also worked on international development issues with the United Nations Development Program and the Global Fund in Geneva, besides contributing columns to several publications.
He had started his career with Zee News before moving on to NDTV as a political correspondent and anchor.
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’.