Mint Hires Bloomberg India Bureau Chief Nabeel Mohideen

Nabeel Mohideen, India bureau chief of Bloomberg, will join HT Media’s business daily Mint as senior editor w.e.f. 1 September. Mohideen has worked at the wire service for nine years, prior to which, he has been at Business Standard, Business World, CNBC TV 18, Sunday Observer, and The Times of India.

At Mint, Mohideen will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the paper and heads of the desk, the rewrite desk as well as the design department will report to him, editor R. Sukumar said in an internal memo. Mohideen will report to Sukumar and will be part of the paper’s editorial leadership team.

“The new hires are part of our effort to take Mint to the next level. We have around 200,000 readers, are number two in terms of numbers, and increasingly becoming the paper of choice of the smart set,” Sukumar wrote in the memo.