Siddharth Varadarajan Biography
Siddharth Varadarajan (born 1965) is an Indian American journalist, editor and academic. He was a former editor of the Indian English language national daily The Hindu, and is one of the founding editors of the Indian digital news portal The Wire.
Siddharth Varadarajan is a famous Journalist, who was born on April 10, 1965 in United States.
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In 1978, he shifted to England and joined the Brockley County state school, when his father was sent on a diplomatic posting to the Indian High Commission in London. Siddharth later enrolled for an undergraduate degree in economics at the London School of Economics and went on to pursue his Masters and PhD from Columbia University.
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In November 2005, the United Nations Correspondents Association awarded Varadarajan the Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize Silver Medal for Print Journalism for a series of articles, Persian Puzzle on Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency. In March 2006, he was awarded the Bernardo O’Higgins Order by the President of Chile—that country’s highest civilian honor for a foreign citizen—for his contributions to journalism and to the promotion of India’s relations with Latin America and Chile.
In 2004, he joined The Hindu, India’s second largest English-language newspaper, as Strategic Affairs editor, before going on to succed Harish Khare as the Chief of National Bureau.
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During his days in England, he was heavily involved with left-activism, which would eventually leave a deep influence on his journalistic career. Even in America, he (along with the Indian student diaspora) strove for ensuring justice to the victims of the 1984 massacres and other riots, and the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. It was also during his days at Columbia, that he met his future wife – Nandini Sundar.
On 21 October 2013, Varadarajan publicly announced his resignation from The Hindu, citing a change in policy by the owners of the newspaper to go back to being a family-run-and-edited newspaper.
In May 2011, Varadarajan was appointed as The Hindu’ s editor via an extraordinary general meeting called by the BoD; he was the first editor to have been not drawn from the family of primary shareholders in its 150-year history.
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In 1995, Vardarajan returned to India to work as a journalist, before joining The Times of India as an editorial writer in 1995.
In 2007, Varadarajan was a visiting professor at the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley. In 2009, he was a Poynter Fellow at Yale University.
In July 2010, he received the Ramnath Goenka award for Journalist of the Year (Print). He received the 2017 Shorenstein Journalism Award for outstanding reporting and for significant contributions to promoting freedom of the press in the Asia-Pacific region.