Mammen Mathew
Mammen Mathew
Mammen Mathew
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee (left) receiving the first copy of the book The Eighth Ring from Mammen Mathew, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on 26 November 2015
Born (1944-09-20) 20 September 1944 (age 79)
Occupation(s)Newspaper editor, journalist
Known forPadma Shri (2005)

Mammen Mathew (born 20 September 1944) is present Chief Editor and Managing Director of Malayala Manorama. He is the eldest son of the late K. M. Mathew, who was the Chief Editor of Malayala Manorama until 1 August 2010. Mammen has more than 45 years of experience in the field of publication.[1]


Mammen completed a BA and MA in Medieval Indian History St. Stephen's College in Delhi, and then worked as trainee in editing in The Times of India. Subsequently, he joined Malayala Manorama as its Delhi correspondent. In 1968, he became a reporter for the Western Mail (Wales) in Cardiff in the United Kingdom. He also worked at The Sunday Times in London, under Harold Evans.[2] Mammen joined the Oklahoma City Times, and later worked for The Daily Oklahoma as reporter in 1969.[3] In 2010, he succeeded his father, K. M. Mathew, as Chief Editor of Malayala Manorama.[2]



  1. ^ "Mammen Mathew chosen for prestigious journalism award". The Hindu. New Delhi. PTI. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Mammen Mathew is new Chief Editor of Malayala Manorama". The Indian Express. 18 August 2010. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Mammen Mathew to be Malayala Manoram chief editor". The Times of India. PTI. 17 August 2010. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Mammen Mathew chosen for prestigious journalism award". Business Standard. PTI. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2014.