Campaign India Team
Jul 15, 2009

BBC World Service brings in Amit Baruah as head, BBC Hindi

BBC World Service has roped in Amit Baruah (pictured) as the head of BBC Hindi. Baruah will be based out of New Delhi and will be responsible for BBC Hindi service’s multimedia output.  He will also be BBC World Service’s lead editor for India.  Speaking about the appointment, Behrouz Afagh, head of Asia Pacific Region, BBC World Service, says:  “Amit joins BBC Hindi at a time of big changes with fresh ideas and energy and he will play a key role in shaping the future of the BBC in India.”  

BBC World Service brings in Amit Baruah as head, BBC Hindi
BBC World Service has roped in Amit Baruah (pictured) as the head of BBC Hindi. Baruah will be based out of New Delhi and will be responsible for BBC Hindi service’s multimedia output.  He will also be BBC World Service’s lead editor for India. 

Speaking about the appointment, Behrouz Afagh, head of Asia Pacific Region, BBC World Service, says:  “Amit joins BBC Hindi at a time of big changes with fresh ideas and energy and he will play a key role in shaping the future of the BBC in India.”  

Prior to this appointment, Baruah was working as the foreign editor of Hindustan Times. He has nearly 23 years of experience in international reporting and has interviewed a number of international political leaders as well.

Baruah has also authored Dateline Islamabad, a take on living and reporting from Pakistan, with a close look at the country’s contemporary history.

 

 

 

 

 

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Campaign India

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