Nidheesh Tyagi to join BBC as Editor (Hindi Service)

11 Dec,2012

By A Correspondent


The Dainik Bhaskar group’s Editor (Digital) Nidheesh Tyagi has put in his papers. He is moving to the BBC as Editor, Hindi Service.


He is scheduled to join the BBC on January 14 and will take charge of the Hindi service in television, radio and the online media. Mr Tyagi takes charge from Neil Curvy, who has been holding fort with the Hindi team since July after Amit Baruah had resigned.


Mr Tyagi is one of the few multi-lingual print editors in the country, having edited Hindi, English and Gujarati newspapers in his two-decade-long work experience. He has worked with The Tribune (Aug 2010-Nov 2011), as Editor, Pune Mirror (Dec 2007-Aug 2010) and Editor, Deshbandhu, Bhopal (Sept 1997-Nov 1999). At Bhaskar, he was Resident Editor of Chandigarh (Dec 1999-Feb 2003, April 2005-Mar 2007), Executive Ed, Divya Bhaskar (Feb 2003-Mar 2005), Editor-New Media (Mar 2006-Dec 2007) and Editor-Digital from November 2001 onwards. At Bhaskar, his portfolio constituted digital media offerings in Hindi, Gujarati, English and Marathi.


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2 responses to “Nidheesh Tyagi to join BBC as Editor (Hindi Service)”

  1. Priya says:

    Just heard people are unhappy with Nidheesh’s autocratic policy and clumsy style of management and he is being asked to quit his job. Sometimes wrong people recruited in a good job destroy the reputation of a great institution like bbc

  2. Bindu says:

    Congratulations Nid for joining BBC , I hope you will show the best n real news as ever.