Monday, January 23, 2012

Raju Narisetti as managing editor of WSJ

Mana Narisetti Raju is WSJ Managing Editor

New York (PTI): The Wall Street Journal has named Hyderabad-born Raju Narisetti as Managing Editor of the publication's digital network. Narisetti is currently the Managing Editor of The Washington Post, where he oversees the company's digital content products, staff and strategy.

Narisetti's appointment marks his return to the Journal, where he had first worked in 1994 as a reporter in Pittsburgh and most recently served as Editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe in 2006.At the Journal, he will be in charge of the online platforms like the WSJ.Com, SmartMoney.Com and the Chinese, Japanese and German-language editions of WSJ.Com.

Narisetti will also become a Deputy Managing Editor of the Journal, and he will report to Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor and Executive Editor, Online. 

Prior to joining the Post in 2009, Narisetti had served as founding editor of Mint newspaper In India. Robert Thomson, Managing Editor of the Journal said Narisetti's experience in creating Mint brings "important relationships and unique expertise that will assist us as we expand our global digital network".

Narisetti completed his schooling in Hyderabad. Graduated in Economics and Sociology from Nizam College, he did his MBA from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand. Later he joined the Times of India School of Journalism, New Delhi, for a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism. After that, he joined the Economic Times. He is credited to have helped launching of the weekend section of the Economic Times. 

Subsequently, Narisetti worked for the Times of India at New Delhi before going to the US.Narisetti's father Innaiah Narisetti is a well-known journalist from Guntur district.

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