The Weekend Leader – Vinoj Kumar P C

The Weekend Leader, launched in 2010, is a pioneer in positive journalism, and has a loyal readership for its stories of Amazing Entrepreneurs, Super Startups, and Inspiring Indians. The Weekend Leader App – with English, Tamil and Hindi editions – has been designed to help our readers follow us more closely and get notified on every story update.

P C Vinoj Kumar, an award-winning journalist launched The Weekend Leader, an online magazine, ( in September 2010 to cover positive and inspiring news, which do not get sufficient attention in the mainstream media. With around half a million followers on Facebook (, The Weekend Leader is fulfilling its objective by publishing inspiring stories of change agents, and success stories of entrepreneurs/ startups.

The Tamil Edition of The Weekend Leader ( was launched in April 2017 and the Hindi edition ( in December 2017.

Another Group publication, The Lead Star, a print annual magazine, printed on glossy art paper that has the feel of a coffee table book, was launched in 2015. The magazine carries the best stories from The Weekend Leader and is circulated among CEOs, top corporate executives, civil servants and school/college students.

Vinoj Kumar is a recipient of the prestigious Statesman Rural Reporting Award in 2006. In a journalistic career that began in the early 1990s, he has reported for a wide range of publications including Mid-Day, Dainik Bhaskar, and Tehelka. After a five-year stint in Tehelka, initially as principal correspondent and later as special correspondent, he resigned his job in 2010 to launch The Weekend Leader.