Shriram Shinde has joined CRB Tech Solutions as the Editor of TechTrail on October, 12 2016. He has been in the media world for the last 27 years. Starting his career as a trainee with the Pune’s first ever English daily, Maharashtra Herald in 1988, he grew to become the senior reporter taking the MH to a leading position. He was a part of the editorial team of the Times of India, Pune from 1991 to 1996, before returning to Maharashtra Herald to takeover as it’s chief reporter. Between 1997 and 2001 Shiram Shinde served as the principal correspondent for Midday in Pune. Later, moving to the Sakal Media Group as the chief sports reporter in 2014, he became part of the team which spearheaded the design and launch of Sakal Times, the group’s very first English publication. Rising from trainee in 1989 to assistant editor in 2014, he led several editorial teams covering varied subjects like sports, business, politics, crime and jurisdiction, environment, general reporting as well as the cultural field.
Passionate about teaching, he then moved to the Sakal International Learning Centre to perform as the senior course coordinator in the media section where he introduced training programmes in fields like film-making, photography and stage, radio as well as television anchoring. Throughout his career, he also taught journalism as a visiting faculty at Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Seam Edu and Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication. Former student of Roshani High School and Nowrosjee Wadia College, Shriram Shinde was also a wildlife enthusiast. He first served as a volunteer at the Pune Snake Park, then became the education officer and later, the curator of the facility. During his tenure, he also co-authored a couple of books related to snakes and orphaned wild animals. During this period he had an opportunity to train with the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun and the Central Zoo Authority of India, New Delhi. His book titled Dealing with Disaster has been published by the Baharatiya Jain Sanghatana, which is known all over the country for its commendable contributions in disaster management services.
Being a versatile voice-artist, Shriram Shinde has anchored several international sports events including the last 27 editions of the Pune International Marathon since 1988, the National Games of India in 1994, the Asian Grand Prix in 2007, the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2008, Asian Athletic Championship in 2013, the All India School Games in 2014, the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in 2016 and the All India School Nationals in 2017. He has also been a guest commentator, interviewer and programme anchor with the All India Radio, Pune for several years and has served as an anchor for some television programmes. His vast experience in the fields of print and electronic media as well as sports and wildlife, have made him a versatile personality equipped with tremendous amount of knowledge and excellent capabilities.