RAMESH MENON

Author, Editor, Film maker and Corporate Trainer
Ramesh Menon cannot imagine life without writing.

He is an author, an award winning journalist, a documentary film maker and corporate trainer in soft skills. He is a recipient of the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism. He also got the Madhavankutty Gold Medal for Excellence in English Journalism.

Books

Caste and Communal Timebomb, Golwala Publications, Ahmedabad:First Edition: 1987, Second Edition: 1990. (The book was on the caste and communal violence that had torn Gujarat.)

Whatever the Odds, HarperCollins India, Published in 2011. Deals with the amazing story of K.P. Singh, real estate magnate and chairman, DLF. Is the story of how he rose from being a captain in the Indian army to one of the richest Indians and how a city like Gurgaon was built by him.

Environment Chronicles: The best of Terra Green. Published by TERI in 2012. Have authored two chapters: Women as Protectors of Biodiversity and Tainted Tales.

Carbon Footprint: Reducing it for a better world TERI Press, 2014.

Lighthouses of India: Coffee table published by the Ministry of Shipping.2013.

Modi Demystified-The Making of a Prime Minister, HarperCollins, July 2014.

Celebrating Life with Gratitude, Orient Publications, April 2015.

His next book is likely to be on Female Foeticide.

His next book is likely to be on Female Foeticide.

He has written for a host of publications like Reader’s Digest, Tehelka,Marie Claire, DNA, Mint, Prevention, and numerous websites like www.indiatogether.com, www.livemint.com, and www.bologi.com . He wrote a weekly column for DNA for four years that dealt with Positive Thinking.

He has directed and scripted numerous documentary films dealing with social issues and environment that have been showcased at various film festivals.

He teaches writing at various communication schools. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication at Pune.He also lectures at MCRC in Jamia Millia Islamia.

He has worked across print, television and the new media. He started as a reporter with The Times of India. His longest stint of 16 years was with India Today where he started as a correspondent and rose to become Associate Editor. Moving in as Executive Producer of Business India Television and TV Today, he produced a variety of television programmes dealing with news, current affairs and ecology. He produced a weekly current affairs programme called Newstrack for TV Today. He also had a stint with the new media as Roving Editor, rediff.com.

He presently is the Managing Editor of India Legal, India’s first politico-legal fortnightly magazine. He enjoys teaching, writing, travelling and corporate training in soft skills.

He is the Course Director.

More at:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramesh_Menon