Basudev

Stringer

Qualifications

  • Editor

  • Print Reporter

  • Tv Reporter

  • Writer

Equipment

Sony PD170 PAL DV/DVCAM Camcorder, IBM Desktop Computer, DELL Laptop, Working with Adobe Premier Pro Software

Experience

Educational Qualification: M.A. (History), ‘Berhampur University’ (Orissa) ’90 Professional Qualification: Journalism Courses @ Poynter’s News University, St. Petersburg (USA) 1. Journalism and Trauma (Course Partnered by Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, USA) 2. Covering Climate Change (Course partnered by ‘Internews’, USA) 3. Covering Water Quality (Course partnered by ‘Society of Environmental Journalists’, USA) Interests & Specialisation: In Reporting, my soul lies in ‘Issues’, ‘Investigation’ and ‘Politics’ – back and forth. I love to work on issues concerning people or communities living at the grass root level, issues related to environment, ecology and wildlife, Issues relating to conflicts and development. Skills & Experience: Proven track record in spotting news and human interest stories and, also, finding evidences to substantiate an argument. Fifteen years of experience in journalism (Print, TV & Internet) as a writer, contributor, news correspondent, producer and director of documentaries, lifestyle shows and non-fictional TV programmes. Worked with Associated Press Television News (New Delhi, India), Network1 Media (NOIDA, India), SUN TV Network (Chennai, India), Information TV (New Delhi, India), DR 2 (Denmark), ETV Network (Hyderabad, India), JAIN Studios Ltd. (New Delhi, India), Asia Pacific Communication Associates (New Delhi, India), Delhi Press (New Delhi, India), Hardnews Media (New Delhi, India) etc. Highlights & Achievements: • 15 years in TV Journalism, news production and documentary making with a proven track record in spotting news and human-interest stories and finding evidences to substantiate an argument keeping the ethics of journalism always in mind. • Produced ‘Kandhamal into Tear’ – A short documentary of 7’ 30” duration for DR2 Channel (Denmark) on the violence that continued over two months in Kandhamal district of Orissa Province in India and its impact on the Christian community of the District. The documentary was aired on October 17, 2008. • Profiled Reputed Institutes and Youth who have made exceptional achievement in states like Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Jharkhand. The features are made for ETV Network’s cross channel career based youth magazine ‘Yuva Bharat’. • Covered News Features from Orissa on behalf of Associated Press Television News (APTN) during February 2006 – December 2007. Major reports filed during this period were, a. November 2006: Orissa coast becoming unsafe for Olive Ridley sea turtles and Fishing community is becoming worst victim of turtle safety campaigns and measures. b. July 2007: Cases of Female foeticide rampant in Nayagarh district, Orissa c. August 2007: Kashipur has still been the home to Epidemics - Cholera and Malaria killed over 100 poor tribal people of the Block. d. November 2007: Climate change and Coastal erosion has placed Orissa in the front line to face the wrath of Global Warming – Villages and agricultural lands in Astaranga have been submerged in Bay of Bengal that has taken about 5 KMs of land mass into it during last 20 years. • Covered and filed Rural Development news and stories from Indian States like Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Tripura for MoRD produced ‘Gramin Bharat’ episodes assigned to JAIN Studios Ltd.

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