Ajithkumar Dhevarajan of The Hindu among four new members for INMA Young Professionals Committee
The International News Media Association (INMA) announces four new members for its Young Professionals Committee, which includes Ajithkumar Dhevarajan, Growth Product Manager, The Hindu. Young Professionals Committee leads the association’s Young Professionals Initiative, launched in 2020.
INMA’s inaugural committee was quick to launch projects under the Initiative, such as a ‘30 Under 30 Awards’, a specific slack space for young professionals, and topical roundtables. The incoming four new members are: Giuliana Belén Pasquali, Social Media Analyst, Clarín, Argentina; Ajithkumar Dhevarajan, Growth Product Manager, The Hindu, India; Katie Fabry, Marketing Director, Wall Street Journal, United States; and Nastasia Pawlak, Manager Business Development, Axel Springer Media Impact, Germany.
Staying on the Young Professionals Committee for another term are: Betina Hughes, Senior Producer, The Canberra Times (Australian Community Media),
Australia; Saarah Survé, African Independent Director, Sekunjalo, South Africa (committee chair); and Tee Zhou, Newsletter Editor, The Business Times, Singapore.
Outgoing members are: Mari-Marthe Aamold (Schibsted). Brinda Kumar (HT Media), Katharina Neubert (Insider), and Nicholas O’Connor (Bloomberg Media).
INMA’s Young Professionals Initiative was set up to look at how to engage under-30 rising stars to help them elevate the news media, guide the INMA community, and bring new life and energy to an industry undergoing transformation. The Young Professionals Initiative is spearheaded by the Young Professionals Committee with seven members from around the world.
The global INMA community consists of over 20,000 members at 900+ news media companies in 83 countries. The association is the news media industry’s foremost ideas-sharing network with members connected via conferences, reports, webinars, virtual meetings, an unparalleled archive of best practices, and strategic initiatives focused on digital subscriptions, smart data, product, advertising, and newsrooms.