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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 different page making software.

Educational Qualification

Jul 2014Jun 2017

BA (Honours) in Journalism and Mass Communication

Calcutta University

Honours with 62.38%

Minor in English and Political Science.

LCM-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
  • Report feature packages 
  • Make news pages on Adobe InDesign
  • 2 bylines

Freelance Reporter

  • Reported from Kolkata for various websites such as PRI (USA)
July 2015November 2017


The Telegraph
  • Covered events on beats such as education, entertainment, food and music in the city.
  • Wrote articles and packaged stories.
  • Interviewed four-time Olympics gold medallist 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


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 approx


  • 400+ bylines in print (Public Radio International (US), DT Next, 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

Other Interests

  • Travelling
  • Music, poetry and movies