Eminent Indian journalist Bobby Ghosh has been named the new editor of Time International. Ghosh was appointed Friday as the first non-American world editor in TIMEs history.
It gives me great pleasure to announce that Bobby Ghosh is our new international editor. Bobby,quite simply,is a magnificent journalist who has done the highest level of work that one can aspire to in our profession, Martha Nelson,editor-in-chief,and Rick Stengel,Managing Editor,said in am announcement.
Bobby,whose recent India stories for TIME have included profiles of cricket god Sachin Tendulkar; Bollywood star Aamir Khan and world chess champ Vishwanathan Anand,replaces Jim Frederick,who now becomes a contributing editor, they said.
Bobby joined TIME in 1998 after 10 years as a journalist in India and two on the staff of Far Eastern Economic Review in Hong Kong.