5 minutes with Sam VargheseBy Staff writers in Media News on Saturday, 29th October 2005 at 1:16am
He's direct, decisive and dares to admit that he 'religiously' supports the All Blacks. ITJourno has five minutes with Sam Varghese, online tech editor at The Age/Sydney Morning Herald.
Basically, what do you do?
I work at The Age and my title is Online Tech Editor. I look after the tech sections of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald as they operate on a dual-publish model. I have been in this role since May 2002 and with Online since June 1999.
I write about anything that presents itself.
What was your first break into journalism?
I started as a sub at a tabloid in Bangalore in 1979. The editor hired me because he was impressed by the fact that I had gained admission to a college in Madras (now known as Chennai) which had turned him down.
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