MUMBAI: On Saturday, Suhasini Haidar tweeted saying that she will be joining The Hindu as its diplomatic editor.
Indiantelevision.com broke the news of CNN-IBN deputy foreign affairs editor and prime time anchor deciding to quit from her current position.
Haidar also tweeted that she hopes to keep doing World View, CNN-IBN’s international affairs show, too.
Haidar began her career in 1995, with CNN International, working at the Delhi bureau that also covered Pakistan at the time (CNN subsequently opened its Islamabad bureau).Later on she moved to CNN-IBN. In her 20 years of journalism, Haider has covered issues concerning Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Lebanon and Libya. She regularly contributes as a columnist on Indian Foreign Policy for various newspapers.
In 2010, she won the prestigious News Television “Best TV News Presenter” Award. Haidar is credited to be the only journalist to have interviewed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his family, a show that also won her the Indian Television Academy award as ‘Best Chat show’ for the year.