The Foreign Press Association 2013 Scholarship Winners are Kim Wall (1ST) from Sweden, Anders Melin (2ND) from Sweden, Jamie Lee (2ND) from Singapore, Joanna Margueritte-Giecewicz (3RD) from France, and Silvia Higuera (3RD) from Colombia.
FPA Scholarship Fund Winners 2013
Keynote Speaker 2013 – Raju Narisetti
News Corporation announced the appointment of Raju Narisetti as Senior Vice President and Deputy Head of Strategy for the New News Corporation, the proposed global publishing entity to be formed as part of the Company’s intended separation into two independent, publicly traded companies.
“Raju’s experiences around the world and across platforms make him the ideal person to drive our strategy during a period of increasingly intense globalization and digitization,” said Robert Thomson, Chief Executive Officer of the New News Corporation. “He knows how to transform newsrooms, to start a startup and to finish a project – all of these rare qualities will be crucial for the success of the new News.”
Mr. Narisetti has served as a Deputy Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal and Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal Digital Network since February 2012. In this role, he headed editorial teams and content strategy for The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, which includes WSJ.com, MarketWatch.com, WSJ Live video platforms, and Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch Radio Networks.
Previously, Mr. Narisetti served as Managing Editor of Washington Post Co. since January 2009, overseeing digital content, news products and new businesses, as well as its editing, design, photo, video, engagement and social media teams. Prior to joining the Post, Mr. Narisetti served as Founding Editor of India’s Mint newspaper, which has an exclusive agreement to publish Journal-branded content in India and is now India’s second largest business newspaper by circulation.
During his previous tenure with the Journal, starting as a Summer Intern in 1991, Mr. Narisetti held multiple roles, most recently as a Deputy Managing Editor as well as Editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe in 2006, and led the relaunch of the European and Asian editions of the Journal.