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Summary

I am an under-graduate student (Final Year) of Journalism and Mass Communication in Maharaja Manindra Chandra College and a retainer at The Telegraph.

Education

Jul 2014Jun 2017

BA (Honours) in Journalism and Mass Communication

Calcutta University

Expected Date: June 2017

Minor in English and Political Science.

Grade 2 Certified Guitarist

London College of Music

Passed Grade 2 London College of Music examination as a student of Calcutta School of Music.

Experience

Jul 2015Present

Retainer (Journalist)

The Telegraph
  • Part of the Young Metro team (The Telegraph school edition).
  • Covered many education related events in the city.
  • Covered events for Metro and t2.
  • Wrote articles and packaged stories related to students' interests.
  • Interviewed four times Olympics gold medallist British rower Adam Freeman-Pask.
  • 157 bylines (till December 4 '2015 in Young Metro, Metro and t2 both as an intern and retainer).
Feb 2015Jun 2015

Intern (Journalist)

The Telegraph

Worked as an intern for Young Metro (The Telegraph school edition).


Aug 2010Apr 2014

Student Reporter

The Telegraph in Schools
  • Wrote conceptualised articles and packaged stories related to teen interests.
  • Interviewed prominent celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Ekta Kapoor (not published due to internal reasons), Chitrangada Singh, Arunoday Singh and Sudhir Mishra.
  • Covered education-related events in the city.
  • 17 bylines approximately.

Skills

Journalism
  • 200+ bylines in print (Young Metro, Metro, t2 and TTIS)
  • Know page-making on QuarkExpress
  • Wrote packaged articles for online portals and magazines

Interests

  • Poetry (Regularly publish poems on my blog)
  • Music (Grade 2 certified in non-classical guitar from University of West London)
  • Reading (fiction)

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Certifications

  • TTIS Reporter of the year 2011
  • Grade 2 Merit in Non-Classical Guitar from University of West London (London College of Music)