Veteran journalist Sandeep Bamzai has stepped down as Editor of Focus News, confirm industry sources. Bamzai was looking after the editorial operations of Focus News. He joined the organisation two months ago. After a short stint he decided to move on, his next move is not known as of now. After a stint of more than three years, Sandeep Bamzai stepped down as Editor at Mail Today newspaper in March this year.
Bamzai has mostly worked as a business journalist and has worked in senior editorial positions in some of the biggest publishing houses in three different cities such as Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata.
He was Business Editor with Hindustan Times, and before moving to New Delhi from Mumbai, he was Senior Editor with Business India, Editor of Dalal Street Journal, Assistant Editor of The Illustrated Weekly, Deputy Editor of Sunday Observer and Editor - Special Projects at The Times of India Group. He has also worked as Executive Editor with Plus Channel.
Bamzai had started his career with The Statesman, Kolkata. In 1986, he moved to Mumbai to join The Indian Express and has spent more than 15 years in Mumbai.