Member of Impulse Model Press Lab Core Committee, and News Editor (India) at VICE Media
Kunal Majumdar, Member of Impulse Model Press Lab Core Committee, and News Editor (India) at VICE Media Kunal Majumdar has been a journalist for over 12 years. Currently, he is the News Editor (India) at VICE Media (vice.com). VICE is an international publication which focuses on young people.
It is headquartered out of New York but has a significant presence and audience in nearly 40 countries. It is launching in India in early 2018 in collaboration with the Times of India group.
Prior to VICE, Kunal was the founding Editor-in-Chief of InUth, a youth-oriented website from the Indian Express Group. He was also one of the founding editors of Catch News, an English language web publication of the Rajasthan Patrika Group. Kunal began his career with Tehelka magazine where he reported on a range of issues including politics, foreign affairs, human rights, and conflict.
In 2010, he won the Statesman Award for Rural Reporting for his story exposing the ‘rat mines’ of Meghalaya which engaged in widespread child labor. He has also been awarded the Laadli Award for Gender Sensitivity for his story on clinical trials of cervical cancer vaccines. Kunal studied journalism at the Mass Communication Research Centre of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and Sciences Po, Paris. He currently lives in New Delhi.