Global India Newswire delivers original content to web, print and television media organizations. Headquartered in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, it has writers, contributors and producers in several countries in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as India.
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Ismail is a print, online and television journalist based in Washington, DC. From 2000 to 2008, he worked as a writer and editor at the non-profit investigative journalism outfit Center for Public Integrity. He is a co-author of The Buying of the President 2004 (Charles Lewis and the Center for Public Integrity, HarperCollins, January 2004), a New York Times bestseller. As part of the Center's investigative team, he has won several top journalism awards, including a 2006 Society of Professional Journalists award and a 2004 Investigative Reporters and Editors prize. He is also a winner of the South Asian Journalists Association award in 2004 and 2005. Ismail started his journalism career with The Times of India in New Delhi, and he has also worked for Khaleej Times in Dubai.
A published poet and writer, Rajan has previously worked for The Times of India in New Delhi and The Sag Harbor Express in New York. Among others, he is the recipient of the 2011 SAJA (South Asian Journalists Association) Award for Outstanding Editorial, the 2011 Ippie award (first place) for Best editorial/commentary, and the 2008 Justice & Community Reporting Award from the New York Community Media Alliance and the John Jay College Center on Media, Crime and Justice. Before joining Global India Newswire, he worked as editor of The Indian Express North American edition, based in New York, and was an anchor for Eye on South Asia on Crossings TV.
Agrawal, who holds a PhD in international law, has more than two decades of experience in writing features. A compulsive traveler and ardent trekker, he has written for a number of newspapers, including The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Economic Times, The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Pioneer and The Business Standard. He has also written regularly for magazines such Civil Society, TerraGreen and Down-to-Earth, for which he worked as a correspondent from 1994 to 1997.
Balachander, who has an MBA, is an editor and writer having seven years' experience in business journalism. He has worked for International Business Times, Thomson Reuters, Thomson Financial and realtimestraders.com. He has written and edited stories on US and UK equities markets across all sectors and also chipped in with political, techonlogy and science articles when required.
Leena Mariam Koshy,
Leena Koshy is an editor and writer with 15 years of experience in newspaper and magazine journalism, publishing and specialized writing. Her work experience includes six years in print media, three years in the electronic media and seven years of freelance work and editing assignments for a variety of publications. She worked in different capacities with Indian Medical Tribune, Observer of Business and Politics, Encyclopedia Britannica and Motivate Publishing. She has written for, apart from these publications, a number of well-known newspapers and magazine, among them, The Hindu, The New Indian Express and The World. She edited works of fiction by eminent writers for Rupa & Company, New Delhi. Leena Koshy holds a Master's degree in English Literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Bhatt, who is based in the San Francisco Bay area, started her career with BAG Films as a reporter covering India's National Capital Territory. She moved to Moving Picture Company as a producer and subsequently to SET Max as a supervising producer. Over the years, she has reported for and anchored programs such as “Subah Savere” (a breakfast round-up show on Doordarshan), “Popcorn” (a Bollywood news show on Zoom Channel) and “Current Bollywood” (a weekly digest on the Indian film industry on Sony Entertainment Channel.)
A graduate of American University in Washington, DC, Sood has been working as an associate producer and producer with Highlands Productions, since 2007. Prior to joining Highlands, he was an intern at BBC’s Washington bureau. Before moving to the United States, he worked as a reporter for The Indian Express in Chandigarh, ANI and Zee TV in Delhi and Triveni Production International, which produced for Doordarshan.