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Experienced Journalist with a demonstrated history of working in the newspapers industry. Skilled in Research, News Writing, and Copy Editing. Strong media and communication professional with a Bachelor's Degree focused in Journalism and Mass Communication from University of Calcutta. Trained in page making software and is interested in working as a journalist in the news genre.

Educational Qualification

Jul 2014Jun 2017

BA (Honours) in Journalism and Mass Communication

Calcutta University

Honours with 62.38%

Minor in English and Political Science.

Grade 2 Certified Guitarist

London College of Music

University of West London certified Grade 2 non-classical guitarist.

Work Experience


Sub Editor

DTNext - Daily Thanthi Group
  • Edit news articles
  • Make news pages on Adobe InDesign

Freelance Reporter

  • Reported from Kolkata for various websites
July 2015November 2017

Retainer Journalist

The Telegraph
  • Part of the Young Metro team (The Telegraph), also wrote for other sister publications.
  • Covered many events on beats such as education, entertainment, food, music and sports, in the city.
  • Wrote articles and packaged stories.
  • Interviewed four times Olympics gold medalist British rower Adam Freeman-Pask.
  • Interviewed internationally acclaimed musicians such as Jennifer Heemstra (USA) and Prof. Balazs Fulei (Hungary) 
  • 400+ bylines in The Telegraph and its sister publications.
February 2015June 2015

Intern (Journalist)

The Telegraph

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


The Telegraph in Schools
  • Wrote conceptualised articles and packaged stories related to teen interests.
  • Interviewed prominent celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Ekta Kapoor and others.
  • Covered education-related events in the city.
  • 17 bylines approximately.


  • 400+ bylines in print (Public Radio International (US), The Telegraph, Young Metro, Metro, t2 and TTIS)
  • Skilled in page-making on QuarkExpress and Adobe inDesign
  • Wrote packaged articles for online portals and magazines
  • Basic knowledge of photo-editing software such as Adobe photoshop and video-editing software such as Adobe premier pro

Published articles

  • Feature article for US public broadcaster Public Radio International (PRI) on children group working to bring dropouts back to the classroom 

Other Interests

  • Poetry (Regularly publish poems on my blog)
  • Music (Grade 2 certified in non-classical guitar from University of West London)
  • Reading (fiction and poetry)
  • Movies (A cine-buff and interested filmmaker, experienced in documentary making)