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Company Name :Gannett Design Studio Asbury ParkLocation Asbury Park, New JerseyDate Posted August 22, 2014Category NewspaperJob Type Full-timeDescriptionGannett’s Asbury Park Design Studio is hiring designers. We’re looking for someone with illustration and graphics skills to design covers and projects for multiple newspapers.Our studio designs 15 newspapers throughout the northeastern states. We have a strong coaching culture with a team-based approach, making this an opportunity to grow and…See More
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Since April, Samara, Russia-based designer Yevgeny Yermakov has been asking designers a series of five questions--about work habits, favorite books, career challenges, and creativity--and publishing their answers on his website. The project, “5 Questions for 100 Designers,” is growing into a trove of wisdom from the…See More
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Kerala Kaumudi
Job title
Visual Editor


What best describes your role in journalism?
Visual Editor

What organization are you with?
Kerala Kaumudi

Honorary Post

Regional Director(Asia-South Pacific) Society for news design


December 13, 1966

Presently working as Visual Editor of Kerala Kaumudi,
one of the leading Malayalam dailies publishing from 8 districts
of Kerala, Bangalore .

• My routine job is to make daily’s front page visually attractive and reader friendly. For that I have to envisage new storytelling format, photo edit and visualize images to the specialstories
• Planning of thematic front pages and stories is also a part of my job.
• Redesigned the daily four times. In December 2005 , in June 2007, in November 2009 and in Feb 2011

2005Nov. to 2008Jan.

Front Page Editor of Kerala Kaumudi


Sports Editor of Kerala Kaumudi for six


Editor in charge of Kerala Kaumudi
Sunday weekend magazine

Sports Reporter of Kerala Kaumudi


Editor in charge of Kerala Kaumudi
pullout ‘Kaumudi Gift ,along with the sports


Reporter of Vellinaksthram, one of the
leading Film magazines in Kerala


Started associating with publications
through freelance / part-time
reporting for
Sport world (Ananda Bazar Patrika
Group) and the Sun Weekly


Published four books
(1) Over the wickets
(2) Howzatt
(3) World Cup Cricket
(4) World Cup Football


Trivandrum Press Club Award for Best Layout and Design 2007
Trivandrum Press Club Award for Best Layout and Design 2008


IFRA Newspaper design training (Hyderabad-2008)
IFRA Infographics training on print and online (Chennai-2010)





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Posted on November 3, 2009 at 10:30am 1 Comment

Receiving the prestigious Trivandrum Press Club Award for Best Layout and Design for the year 2008 from Indian Defence Minister A.K Anthony .Award comprised of a gold sovereign, a plaque and a citation.This is the second consecutive time I am winning this award

Award for Best Page One Design

Posted on July 19, 2009 at 11:42pm 10 Comments

Dear friends

I have won prestigious Trivandrum Press Club Award for Best Layout and Design for the year 2008.Award comprised of a gold sovereign, a plaque and a citation.This is the second time I am winning this award

Award winning page…


IFRA Newspaper Design Workshop:Group photo

Posted on December 11, 2008 at 11:30am 1 Comment

Delegates with Robb Montgomery
IFRA Newspaper Design was held in Hyderabad,India on November 18& 19


Posted on December 1, 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Robb Montgomery's workshop on Newspaper design at Hyderabad was a very useful and interesting experience .Drawing Inspiration from that I conducted a workshop for the editorial board of my daily (kerala kaumudi).And the response was encouraging

some snaps

Excercise was done based on Mumbai Terror using mastereo planning…


Its a Tremendous Experience at IFRA Newspaper Design workshop

Posted on November 21, 2008 at 3:45pm 1 Comment

Robb Montgomery’s two - day workshop on Newspaper Design at Hyderabad was a tremendous experience . There were delegates from India , Sri Lanka , Bangladesh and Singapore. Out of 20 delegates, many of them were attending a Newspaper design workshop like this for the first time- theory plus practical . Robb thought us many new techniques which is useful for our daily work.…


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At 7:09pm on December 17, 2013, veereswararao said…
sajeev sir... u have done wonderful job... if have good recruiments pls share with us..
At 2:48pm on October 19, 2011, Manesh.R.Nair said…
Namaskaram Sajeev Sir,
For a long time i was think that i would like to discuss about some good recruitment for the graphic designer (print media) in Dubai and Qatar. If you know about anything good links or any better way which i get to the position.
I have 6yrs extensive experience of graphic designing. so i was searching a person who might be able to guide for how to get a better in abroad.

Thanks & Regards

Manesh Nair
Mob.: +91 9826497095
At 11:33pm on October 4, 2010, Yogeesh said…
Thanks you Sajeev for your comments... Full credit to editor they give me the option to make full page on CWG...
At 5:36pm on September 28, 2010, Karthic R said…
Thanks a lot Sajeev for your comments. Ya, text was readable in the final out.
At 6:00pm on June 20, 2010, MAHESH H said…
thanks for the gift
At 11:30pm on February 28, 2010, Noé García Gutiérrez said…
I very much appreciate the invitation, but distance and work commitments I am not able to attend.
Many congratulations on the event, I hope this is the first year of Newspaper designing many and growing.
Thank you very much and a big hug
At 9:55pm on February 9, 2010, Noé García Gutiérrez said…
Thank you very much. I will be pending.
At 8:45pm on December 12, 2009, sourav roy barman gave tksajeev a gift
At 11:48pm on January 23, 2009, Jude Knight said…
Hi Tksajeev! I wish there we could all meet up somewhere and throw up all our ideas and display some of our design...simply to feed off each other's artistic ability and energy.. Wouldn't that be something?
At 2:57am on January 20, 2009, Gustavo Flores said…
Hi Tksajeev!

SND19(Asia and South Pacific


Society for News Design - Region 19

(Asia and South Pacific)

Region 19 covers Asia and the South Pacific, including India, Australia, Japan, Indonesia and Southeast Asia.For more details about its activities contact Sajeev Kumar T.K

Regional Director 19



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