- Visiting Professor
K Giriprakash is a journalist with over 30 years of experience. He is currently the Business Editor of The Federal. He was previously the Aviation Editor with the Hindu Business Line. He earlier headed the Bangalore edition of Hindu BusinessLine, a business daily which is part of the Hindu newspaper group for one and a half decades.
Giriprakash is the author of a book on the liquor baron Vijay Mallya, The Vijay Mallya Story, published by Penguin Random House. The book is also part of Penguin Random House’ best business book series. It has also been translated into Hindi, Kannada and Marathi languages. A major OTT platform has bagged the movie rights for the book. He is currently working on another non-fiction book.
Giriprakash has extensively covered aviation, information technology, FMCG and automobile sectors.
Giriprakash, a science graduate, began his journalism career with Indian Express in Bangalore. He eventually relocated to Delhi, where he worked for The Pioneer, Business Standard, and Reuters News Agency. He returned to Bangalore to launch the Business Standard edition.