Nalin Mehta, a seasoned journalist and academician with an illustrious career spanning across diverse media landscapes and international institutions, has been appointed as the Managing Editor of Moneycontrol.
This appointment marks a significant chapter in the evolution of the financial news platform, leveraging Mehta’s extensive expertise in journalism, academia, and international affairs.
As per a press release, Mehta, who served as Network 18’s Group Consulting Editor over the past year, brings a wealth of experience from his leadership roles in distinguished media outlets.
Notably, he held pivotal positions as the Executive Editor at The Times of India-Online and as the Managing Editor of India Today, contributing significantly to shaping the discourse in the realm of Indian media.
Prior to his foray into financial journalism, Mehta served as the Dean and Professor at the School of Modern Media, UPES University. His tenure was marked by the introduction of pioneering courses on digital journalism, reflecting his visionary approach to media education.
With a remarkable international footprint, Mehta’s career journey encompassed collaborations with esteemed organizations such as the United Nations and the Global Fund in Geneva, Switzerland. His academic endeavors and contributions as a faculty member spanned various prestigious institutions in Australia, Singapore, Switzerland, and India.
Maintaining his scholarly pursuits, Mehta holds the distinguished position of a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, further solidifying his commitment to fostering nuanced dialogues on regional issues.
Mehta’s academic prowess is underpinned by an impressive educational background, having earned a Ph.D. in Politics from La Trobe University, Melbourne, along with an M.A. in International Relations from the University of East Anglia, UK, and a B.A. in Journalism (Honours) from the University of Delhi. His accolades include being a DFID-Commonwealth scholar, embodying his dedication to academic excellence.
His appointment as the Managing Editor of Moneycontrol is poised to steer the platform toward greater heights, infusing it with his multifaceted expertise, global perspective, and a commitment to upholding journalistic integrity.
Mehta’s ascendancy into this pivotal role is anticipated to augment Moneycontrol‘s stature as a premier financial news outlet, fostering comprehensive and insightful reportage in the ever-evolving landscape of finance and business.