Shri Achal Mehra | Editor, Little India Group, USA
Shri Achal Mehra is the editor of Little India, the largest overseas Indian magazine in the world, and BiggerIndia.com, a news aggregating site for overseas Indians. Under his stewardship, Little India has won 20 Ippie Awards from the Independent Press Association as well as six New America Media Awards. Earlier, he was Associate Professor and Director of the Communications Program at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania, and Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the news editorial sequence at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado. He also served as Director of Training and Seminar & Conference programs at the Asian Mass Communication Research and Information Center in Singapore and copy editor at the Xinhua News Agency in Beijing, China. Shri Mehra holds a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and a Ph.D. in journalism from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. He is author/editor of several books.