Zahid H Javali is a journalist since 1996. He is the Editor and Publisher of Residents Watch, a monthly neighbourhood guide on HSR Layout (Bangalore) and the Editor of Travel & Shop, a fortnightly tourist guide in Bangalore, Coimbatore and Kochi. He is also the co-author of Mind Blogs 1.0, a book of non-fiction, and the Festival Director of The Times of India Literary Carnival held in January 2014.
Besides running his media house, Zahid has 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.
He was previously the City Editor of Mid Day, Bangalore and the Consulting Editor of Bengaluru on Friday. Even before that, he was the Chief of Bureau (Bangalore) for Explocity Private Limited, powered by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.
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