Our Team

Editor-in Chief/CEO:  M S Shanker: Worked with reputed regional, national and international media houses, which include Udayam & Deccan Chronicle (Hyderabad), Blitz, Mid-Day, Sunday Observer, Rediff-on-the-Net, OUTLOOK (upcountry publications), NDTV & DD News (both visual media), Gulf News & BBC (international media houses), besides being part of the TEAM that produced SOUTH FILE, a weekly news capsule for DD News Channel, anchored by Shashi Kumar (now Director of Asian College of Journalism) and high profile journalists like N Ram and Cho Ramaswamy.  Also, happens to be the first journalist from Hyderabad to launch websites – first www.andhraupdate.com and later www.manamlagaru.com  and  www.orangenews9.com .  Successfully led the MANGO NEWS – a social media house which not only promotes a news portal but also produces in-house videos on various subjects for YOUTUBE!

Executive Editor: Valentine Wilson: His name is synonymous among sports circles as he spear-headed the sports desk of the most popular Deccan Chronicle.  He travelled widely covering several international events involving Indian teams and is known for his prolific writings.

Editorial Advisor: Brig (retd) GB Reddi: A high-profile soldier and academician, who penned several books on security matters, is the Editorial Advisor, as he also happens to be a prolific writer-thinker and philosopher

Content Editors: M Radha Madhavi/Shyam Sparsha:  While Radha Madhavi is a post-graduate in public administration from Osmania University and headed a socio-political weekly in the past, then Shyam Sparsha, is the budding young journalist.

 Gyan Sampath Kumar (Video Editor): He is a product of internationally-famous Film & Television Institute of India, and had a reasonable career in Bollywood and Tollywood as a Cinematographer.  He also worked as a faculty member of one of doyans of Tollywood run Film & Television Institute.  He  had a brief stint with the state government’s Mines & Geology Department.  Since his passion was for creative work, he chose to leave his  plum government job to join FTII, to  explore his talents.