From a journalist to an editor, and now a Media Advisor to CM Punjab. Tell me about yourself and your journey so far.
I’ve always liked challenges coupled with a desire to make a difference; I chose to enter journalism way back in 1986 to see if I could do both. The journey from being a hardcore reporter to Editor and then Media Advisor to the CM has been one of the most exciting one, with many learnings and memories, which perhaps I might capture in a memoir someday.
How did you get into communications and politics? What does it mean to be an effective communicator?
It was a natural progression to communications. After all, a journalist has to be an effective communicator. As for politics, I never was and still am not into politics. I am simply working in an environment of politics, which even media organizations these days are.
Which skills help you the most with your job as the Media Advisor to the CM?
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