NEW DELHI: Veteran journalist Shekhar Gupta was elected as President of Editors Guild of India. The Editors Guild, at its Annual General Body meeting held here on Saturday, unanimously elected Gupta, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Print news website, for the post. Former Editor of The Indian Express, he will take charge from Raj Chengappa, Group Editorial Director (Publishing), India Today Group.
The Editors Guild also elected other officials — A.K. Bhattacharya, Editorial Director, Business Standard as its General Secretary and Sheela Bhatt, Editor, News Affairs, NewsX Channel, as its Treasurer.
The General Body of the Guild appreciated the stewardship of the Guild by the outgoing office bearers: Raj Chengappa, President, Prakash Dubey, Group Editor, Dainik Bhaskar, General Secretary and Kalyani Shankar, senior editor and columnist, Treasurer.