R Jagannathan - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Journalist with over 43 years’ experience in business and general journalism. Past career profile includes being Editor or Executive Editor of Business Today, BusinessWorld, DNA, Financial Express, Forbes India, Indian Management, Firstpost.com and Moneycontrol.com. Started career with Financial Express as reporter/sub-editor in 1976 in Mumbai.

Recent focus has been on digital commentary and journalism, having been associated with Firstpost.com, Moneycontrol,com, business-standard.com, and myiris.com.

Economics graduate from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

Was awarded the Shriram Sanlam Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

Currently Editorial Director of Swarajya magazine.