Mahesh Peri, Publisher, Outlook Magazine, was at the Indian School of Business (ISB) to talk about media and life at the news desk.
“Baptism of fire,” is how Mahesh Peri, Publisher, Outlook magazine described his foray into the world of media and news reporting. Moving from a comfortable position in investment banking, Peri was slapped (literally) on one occasion by members of a certain hard-line group, in the early days of his job. This led him to question his choice of career. But that initial apprehension has transformed into a great sense of satisfaction, as evident from his insights on the multifaceted role of the media and prospects of a career at the news desk.