Pokhrel appointed TRN chief editor
The management of Gorkhapatra Corporation has appointed Jagadish Pokhrel Acting Editor-In-Chief of its English publication The Rising Nepal. Pokhrel, the senior-most editor of the national daily, was appointed to the post after Bijaya Lal Shrestha took compulsory retirement from the post of the Chief Editor on Wednesday. Pokhrel, a former Knight Fellow, has obtained studies in professional journalism from Stanford University of USA and the Indian Institute of Mass Communications, New Delhi, India. He is regarded as the most competent journalist among his colleagues. He poses good skills in handling IT tool and applying the latest know-how of journalism and multi-media as well as research methodologies. Besides, he is a most-sought-after teacher of journalism in Kathmandu.