Gurubabu Balaraman has assumed charge as
Director (News) Doordarshan, Chennai.
Prior to this posting, he was Director (Media & Communications) in
Press Information Bureau (PIB), Chennai and also held the additional
charge as Deputy Press Registrar, Registrar for Newspaper of India.
Gurubabu started his career as News Editor in All India Radio, Chennai
He has over two and half decades of service in several media units of
the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting including Doordarshan in
He is well conversant in four languages including English, Tamil, Telugu
and Hindi. He has rich experience in covering Parliamentary and Assembly
proceedings, General and Assembly Elections besides international
conferences, according to an official release from PIB.