Nisid Hajari is the first Asia Editor for Bloomberg View, the editorial page of Bloomberg News. He writes editorials on Asian affairs and edits all of Bloomberg's columns and commentary from the region. He joined Bloomberg's editorial board in April 2013.
Prior to Bloomberg, Hajari spent 10 years as a top editor at Newsweek International and Newsweek magazine in New York. There he was responsible for the day-to-day running of the print magazine, overseeing Newsweek's global team of writers and editors. During his tenure the magazine won over 50 awards for its foreign coverage, which included the first exhaustive investigation of the hunt for Osama bin Laden and several critically lauded special issues on China, the Iraq War, and Iran.
From 1997 to 2001, Hajari worked as a writer and editor for TIME magazine in Hong Kong. There he helped to build up TIME's first Asian edition, winning two General Excellence Awards from the Society of Publishers in Asia. He has written for the New York Times, Financial Times, Esquire and Conde Nast Traveler, among other publications.
Hajari is currently finishing a new narrative history of the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan, to be published worldwide by Houghton Mifflin. A graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University, he now lives in Singapore.