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Summary

A student expecting his graduation degree in Journalism and Mass Communication (honours) from University of Calcutta with experience as a journalist at The Telegraph (Calcutta).

Education

Jul 2014Jun 2017

BA (Honours) in Journalism and Mass Communication

Calcutta University

Expected Date: April 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

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).


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 and others.
  • Covered education-related events in the city.
  • 17 bylines approximately.

Skills

Journalism
  • 300+ bylines in print (The Telegraph Young Metro, Metro, t2 and TTIS)
  • Knows 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 and poetry)
  • Movies (A movie buff and interest filmmaker, experienced in documentary making)

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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)