As part of its continuing expansion of services focussed on the Indian market, The Wall Street Journal has hired Durga Raghunath, managing editor of Livemint.com. She will join WSJ as editor, mobile services and digital product development, India. Raghunath confirmed the development. She will report to Paul Beckett, WSJ’s India bureau chief.
Livemint.com is the online edition of HT Media Ltd’s business daily Mint, which has an exclusive content sharing agreement with The Wall Street Journal in India. WSJ publishes a facsimile edition of its Asian edition in India. In February, it launched a dedicated India website.
Raghunath joined Mint in February 2007, prior to which, she worked in marketing planning at Harper Collins in New York. She holds an MBA from Indian School of Business.