Business Editor, Kaler Kantho
Md. Masud Rumee has been working as a journalist for more than two decades. His present role is as Business Editor of The Daily Kaler Kantho and stated his journey with this house since July 1, 2009. He specializes with the field of Business, economic, ICT, Telecom, tourism and development reporting. Previously he worked for a number of newspapers, including Jaijaidin, Amadershomoy, Notun Dhara, Weekly 2000, Sikha Shongbad, Science World, and Ananya.
He is holding leadership of ICT journalist community in Bangladesh and served as. Joint Secretary for Bangladesh ICT Journalists’ Forum (BIJF) for the term for 2015-2017 and as office secretary for the term of 2012-15.
Masud Rumee, holds BSS (Hons) and MSS in Information science degrees from University of Rajshahi. In journalism, he has taken part in various training activities at home and abroad.
In recognition of his professional work, he twice received a special fellowship from the Bangladesh Tourism Board in tourism journalism; At the 2012 he achieved Brand Leadership Award from World Brand Congress in Mumbai. He recently received the ‘Amcham Frontline Journalism Award 2020’ for his role in facing as a frontline during Covid 19 pandomic. He is a member of various national and international journalism organizations. He was recently elected Vice President of the Aviation and Tourism Journalists Forum of Bangladesh (ATJFB). He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Technology Media Guild Bangladesh (TMGB). He is also a member of the editorial board of Kaler Kantho.