Vijay Joshi is PTI Editor-in-Chief

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The Press Trust of India has named veteran journalist Vijay Joshi, who has spent three decades covering Asia and the Middle East, as the news agency’s Editor-in-Chief.

Mr. Joshi, 54, replaces M.K. Razdan, who retired in September.

Mr. Joshi, who took over on Friday, previously worked at PTI in the ‘80s and had spent a large part of his career at The Associated Press, where he served in various roles in India, Singapore, Egypt, Malaysia and Thailand.

He was until recently the AP’s director of news for Southeast Asia, overseeing text, video and photo operations. — PTI