Liju Cherian is a print media journalist of repute. Presently he is a senior journalist with the Oman Establishment for Press Publication and Advertising (OEPPA) group, which publishes Oman Daily Observer, an English daily. He is also a regular contributor for church related events and news to Orthodox Herald, Indian Christian Orthodox Network and Malankara Orthodox TV and www.orthodoxchurch.in
Having wide experience in mainstream journalism spanning over a decade, he began his journalism days as a freelancer for the New Indian Express and The Times of India’s Bangalore editions. He began his career with Bangalore Eveninger, a daily eveninger from Bangalore and worked up the ladder with the Deccan Herald. He has worked as Sub Editor, Reporter, Feature Writer and Senior Sub Editor. He was the senior Correspondent with The Printers’ Mysore Group Ltd, which publishes the Deccan Herald, Prajavani newspapers, when he moved to the Sultanate of Oman.
Liju is the son of Chackizhathu Abraham Cherian from Mezhuvely, Chenganoor in Kerala and settled in Bangalore for long. His his home parish is the St Mary’s Orthodox Valliapally, Jalahalli, Bangalore. In Muscat, he is a member of the Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church which falls under the new Ahmedabad Diocese.