N. Ravi

N. Ravi is Publisher of The Hindu and other publications of The Hindu Group, and a Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd. He is former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, and has been in journalism since 1972. N. Ravi holds a Master’s degree in Economics and a degree in Law, and was a Fellow at the Harvard Law School in 2000 and Shorenstein Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 2004.

N. Ravi is a Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd and former Editor-in-Chief, The Hindu. He is the Chairman of the India Chapter of the International Press Institute and member of the Executive Board of the International Press Institute, Vienna. He was President of the Editors’ Guild of India, Chairman of the Press Trust of India, India’s premier news agency and is now a Director on the Board of PTI. He was a member of the National Integration Council, Government of India, and from 2006 to 2008 of the National Security Advisory Board.

He has a Master’s degree in economics and a degree in law, and has won several academic awards including a gold medal in constitutional and international law. He was a Fellow at the Harvard Law School in 2000 and Shorenstein Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 2004. In 2013, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and St. Anthony’s College, Oxford University.

He joined The Hindu in 1972, served as reporter, leader writer, Washington Correspondent, Deputy Editor and Associated Editor. He was Editor from 1991 to 2011 and Editor-in-Chief from October 2013 to January 2015. He has covered several international conferences and travelled with Prime Ministers and Presidents to cover international summits. His special areas of interest and writing include constitutional and political issues, economic policy, international economy, free speech and human rights, and India—U.S. relations.

He is the recipient of several professional awards, including the G. K. Reddy Memorial Award and BREAD Role Model Award, and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.

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