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Bhawna Bhatnagar

UNESCO Fellow at Beijing language and Culture University


Organized and result oriented professional with experience in Media and Communication. Recently completed Chinese Language course in Beijing and Language University on a fellowship awarded by UNESCO and Chinese Government. Strong background in International relations, East Asia and social sciences. Adept at problem solving and working with people from diverse backgrounds. Fluent in Chinese, English and Hindi.

Work experience

Jul 2014Sep 2014

Digital Communications Intern

UNAPCTT (United Nations Asian and Pacific centre for Transfer of Technology), Delhi
  • Manage social media accounts of the organization
  • Research and write content for publishing online
  • Write press releases
  • Research content for weekly journals
  • Redesign logo and suggest changes to the existing website
Oct 2011Jul 2012

Trainee Output Producer

Headlines Today (India Today Group)
  • Writing and editing scripts for hourly bulletins
  • Editing raw footage for bulletin and prime time packages
  • Commissioning graphics for prime time stories
  • Research for news bulletins and news stories
  • Manage onscreen news ticker
May 2011Jul 2011


Press Trust of India, Delhi
  • Research and analyzing content of all newspapers daily
  • Writing and proof reading content to be sent on wire
  • Verifying and improving stories sent by local stringers
Sep 2010Oct 2010

Liaison Officer

Prasar Bharti (Commonwealth Games, 2010)
  • Coordinate and assist foreign broadcasters
  • Allocate broadcasting positions to them
  • Ensure that Foreign broadcasters follow the rules set by Host Broadcaster

Key achievments

  • Awarded the UNESCO-PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA CO-SPONSORED GREAT WALL FELLOWSHIP in 2014 to study one year in China. It is a full scholarship co-sponsored by Chinese Government and UNESCO. It is awarded to only 25 people from 75 countries every year. I was the only recipient from India for that year.
  • Awarded the Research Travel award by School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University in 2013 for their INDIA-US-CHINA initiative. I was among the three Indian students selected from India for this fully funded research field trip to China and USA.


Sep 2014Sep 2015

Certificate course in Chinese Language 

Beijing Language and Culture University
Studied Advanced Level Chinese language, literature and culture. Passed HSK 5  (Official Chinese Language Proficiency test )
Jul 2012Jul 2014

Masters in East Asian Studies

Delhi University
Subjects studied were East Asian Economy, East Asian Society East Asian Political Institutions. Specialized in Foreign Policy and International Trade.
Jul 2010May 2011

Post Graduate Diploma in English journalism

Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi
Area of specialization was Print Journalism
Jul 2006Jul 2009

Bachelors (Biochemistry Honors)

Delhi University

Main subjects studies were molecular biology, Genetics, Immunology


Jul 2015Jul 2017

Hanyu Shuiping kaoshi

Advanced Level Chinese Proficiency 


Foreign Languages


fluent in reading, writing and speaking


fluent in reading, writing and speaking (native language)

Chinese (Mandarin)

professional working reading, writing and speaking (Passed HSK Level 5)

IT skills
Microsoft Office
  • Search, compile, analyse and organize data
  • Strategic planning
  • Draw insights
  • Editing, writing, proof reading content.
  • Creative writing
  • Official and strategic writing
  • Publishing content online
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Liaison and coordinating
  • networking