Best Feature in IT Journalism
Mansi Kapur won the PoleStar Award for her article, 'The Future is Now', which appeared in Fortune India, dated June 2013.
Mansi Kapur is a Special Correspondent with Fortune India, a globally distinguished business magazine.
Mansi has over 11 years of experience as a journalist, covering diverse sectors such as automobiles, infrastructure, aviation and trends in the corporate sector. She also enjoys writing on the intersection of technology and skills, as well as the impact of social media on everyday lives.
At Fortune, Mansi chronicles across diverse sectors, such as banking, liquor, food, IT and Chinese firms, fleshing out the drama of building businesses. With an SNU-LG Press Fellowship in Journalism, Mansi started her journalism career with Business Standard in 2003.
Before joining Fortune India, she worked with Hindustan Times, Infomedia18 Ltd, The Times of India and Business Standard.
Best Feature in Business Journalism
Kripa Mahalingam won the PoleStar Award for her article, 'Buyer's Market', which appeared in Outlook Business, dated March 2013.
Kripa Mahalingam is the Associate Editor of Outlook Business, one of India's premier business magazines. She has over 10 years experience as a journalist and has reported on diverse areas like private equity, emerging businesses and large companies. Kripa started off by primarily covering the stock markets before moving on to other sectors.
Prior to her stint with Outlook Business, she worked with Cholamandalam Securities and IDBI Bank performing roles as an equity research analyst and investment advisor.
Her initiation to writing was at her first job at Business Standard, where she wrote for the magazine's weekly edition on 'investment'. Kripa today extensively uses her understanding of equity research when it comes to reporting on other sectors as well.
She holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from the University of Madras and a Masters in Business Administration from ICFAI and is a qualified CFA.
Outlook Business is an insightful, thought-provoking and in-depth business magazine that delivers fresh perspective, coupled with a holistic approach.