Afghan Biographies

Jha, Lalit K

Name Jha, Lalit K
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth 1968
Function/Grade Journalist Free Lance
History and Biodata

1. Current Function:
Principal US Correspondent Press Trust of India PTI (2009 - ), The Irrawaddi, Burma / Myanmar (2007 - ), Pajhwok News, Kabul (2007 - ), 2. Previous Functions: NDTV.Com, Delhi (2007 - 2008), Editorial Consultant The Indian Star - New York, (2006 - 2007), Bureau Chief North America The Indian Express (2005 - 2006), Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota, USA (2005), Hindustan Times - New Delhi (2005), Staff Reporter, The Hindu Delhi (1999 - 2005),

3. Biodata:
Lalit K (Kumar?) Jha was born 1968 and educated in India. Later he migrated to the USA, where he settled in Washington, D.C., Metro Area. Bachelor of Arts, History UNIVERSITY OF DELHI, New Delhi, India (Graduated with Honors) Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAWAN, New Delhi, India Extensive coverage of the United States – the White House, the State Department, Congress – from an Indian perspective, besides writing on Indian Americans. Twelve years of proven expertise writing compelling news articles and investigative reports for major newspapers and wire services in India and the United States. • Adept at securing and conducting in-depth interviews with leading international political players, with a strong network of contacts. • Keen vision in tracking media trends and identifying opportunities for content development that lead to significantly increased circulation in a highly competitive market. • Swiftly adapt to working within various media environments, including daily newspapers, wire services, weekly magazines, and news portals. Background: PTI is the largest news agency of India, which is subscribed by more than 500 news papers, besides scores of television channels and radio stations

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