The Huffington Post Media Group and The Times of India Group, India’s largest media conglomerate, announced the official launch of an Indian edition of The Huffington Post on Decmber 8th 2014. GroupM, the world’s largest media investment conglomerate also comes on board as a strategic partner for brand synergies and advertising in India for the Huffington Post.
The editorial team of Huffington Post is not big but they have started with eight people in the team. Though, the entire team has access to the reporters from Huff Post all over the world for their stories.
Sruthijith KK is the Editor in Chief for Huffington Post in India. Prior to this KK was the founding Editor of Quartz India. He had also worked with the Times of India group, working with ET.
The group has appointed Rituparna Chatterjee as Deputy Editor. Prior joining to Huffington Post, Chatterjee was working with Network 18 as Editor, Special News.
The organisation has got Kavita Majumdar ad Blog Editor, Anirvan Ghosh as Business Editor, Sriram Sharma as Tech Editor, Aashmita Nayar as Lifestyle Editor, Indrani Basu as News Editor and Betwa Sharma as Social Editor.