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Summary

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

Jul 2015Present

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) 
  • 300+ bylines in The Telegraph and its sister publications.
Feb 2015Jun 2015

Intern (Journalist)

The Telegraph

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


Reporter

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.

Skills

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

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)

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