About me

I am a journalist since 1996, and the Editor and Publisher of Residents Watch, a monthly neighbourhood guide on HSR Layout (Bangalore). I am also the co-author of Mind Blogs 1.0, a book of non-fiction, and the Co-Festival Director of The Times of India Literary Carnival held in January 2014.

I have freelanced as editor/writer/photographer for media entities in the US, UK, Singapore and India, including Mint, The Man, The Lonely Planet, PC Mechanic, Workawesome, Workforce, The Sunday Guardian, Worldstart, SilverKris, M, Yuva, Exhibit, Trendy, Live IT, South Movie Scenes, CineCurry, Percept Knorigin, Starkworld Publishing, Windows & Aisles, MaXposure Media, Saatchi & Saatchi, Touchdown, Air India Magazine and Men’s Health, among others.

I was previously the City Editor of Mid Day, Bangalore and the Consulting Editor of Bengaluru on Friday. Even before that, I was the Chief of Bureau (Bangalore) for Explocity Private Limited, powered by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

If you have any content and photography requirements, email me here: zahidjavaliATgmailDOTCOM. There’s a whole slew of things I can help you with: digital marketing, website content, newsletters, coffeetable books, magazines, newspapers, stock and custom photography, content marketing, logo creation, website design and maintenance, business plans, social media marketing, green card applications, CEO and corporate blogs, among many more. And if you have any other content-related requirement, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me. We do everything under the sun… and moon.

You could also touch base with me on Twitter and LinkedIn.