PARTHA PRAWAL GOSWAMI
RG Baruah Rd, By-lane: Swahid Dilip Chakraborty Path, House no: 01, Guwahati, Assam 781005 email@example.com +919********* (M)
Highly skilled Communications Specialist with over 8 years’ of experience in journalism, social media and web content production in esteemed news and media production houses, seek an unparalleled opportunity of a lifetime to contribute in making voices heard and transforming lives through story-telling.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Recipient ofLaadli Media & Advertising Awards on Gender Sensitivity from Eastern Region in the Print Category, Feature (Magazine) for the article Switching The Witch Perception
Co-author of ‘Adolescents in Assam: A Ready-reckoner of existing evidence & behaviours, programmes and policies’
Guest WriterGood Times of North East (now defunct), a monthly published from Guwahati.
Guest Writer for Northeast Today, a monthly published from Guwahati
Guest Writer for The Mileage (now defunct), a monthly published from Guwahati
Led Social & Behavioural Change Communications Campaign to Empower Adolescences in Assam and North-East States through Folk Art & Puppetry, in collaboration with for UNICEF and Guwahati University, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism
Contributed to workshops in “Gender Mainstreaming”, organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNID) in collaboration with North East Youth Foundation
Contributed to workshops on “Community Radio Service”, jointly organized by UNICEF and Guwahati University
Served as a Public Relations Officer forSAUV Communications during the biennial puppetry festival, PutulYatra, organised by SangeetNatakAkademi at Guwahati from April 22 to May 1, 2011.
Northeast Today (April 2017- April 2019)
Looking after the magazine- both print and online
Do stories from across the Northeast, especially focussing on monthly cover stories
Editing, proofing of the magazine
Maintain relations with the readers, contributors and others associated with the magazine- indirectly and directly
Good Times of North East; Northeast Toady
Freelance Journalist, (2013-2017)
Wrote on various issues with topics ranging from politics, entertainment to society
Guwahati University, Department of Communications and Journalism (Jul 2015-Dec 2015)
Media Analyst and Project Coordinator
Created and implemented all communication and marketing campaigns to promote and bring awareness about “Adolescence Health and Education Project”, with UNICEF as an implementation partner.
Served as a project coordinator and assisted in smooth implementation and operations of the Adolescence Project in Assam.
Developed project status reports for management.
Iraqi News (June 2016- March 2017)
English Language Editor
Wrote extensive reports on events concerning the Middle-East
Corrected language of correspondents from across the Middle East
Eastern Chronicle (May 2014- May 2015)
Chief Sub Editor
Edited copies filed by reporters/correspondents
Looked after the news filling of three pages
Did exclusive interviews/stories/news reports on occasions
The Sentinel (Apr 2013- April 2014)
Was in-charge of Melange, the Sunday supplement of The Sentinel.
Did reporting, interviews for both the man paper and the supplement of the said newspaper
Performed interviews, reporting, sub-editing, proofreading and writing headlines and captions for news columns.
Re-wrote news and articles submitted by reporters and correspondents
Eclectic Northeast (Jul 2011- Mar 2013)
Wrote features and news articles through engaging storytelling techniques
Followed through new leads for potential news stories or articles and developed innovative and catchy headings
Conducted interviews with various bands, musicians, technicians and others for Eclectic Vibes (now defunct)-the sister production of the magazine
The Assam Post (Jul 2010- Jun 2011)
Conducted interviews with readers, sources and anyone directly involved in a story
Collected and analysed information critically on any breaking news stories and published them regularly
UB Photos (Dec 2009- Feb 2013)
Leveraged extensive knowledge of photography for promotional photo shoots and candid event shots.
Performed all aspects of post-production, from editing pictures and using software to manipulate the final picture to resizing/cropping pictures and editing tape footage.
Indian Science Communication Society 2014
One Year Training Course in Science Journalism (TCSJ)
Cotton College, Centre of Mass Communication & Journalism 2010
Post-Graduation Diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism
Darrang College, Department of Physics 2009
Bachelor of Science, Physics
B Barooah College, AHSEC
Higher Secondary (Class XII) 2004
Gurukul Grammar School, SEBA
High School Leaving Certificate Examination (Class X) 2001
Presentation Skills: PowerPoint
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Online Campaign
Content Management: WordPress
Soft Skills: Team Handling, Team Management, Client Relationship Management, Partnership Management
References may be produced if asked for
DECLARATION: I hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge.
Date: 01-05-2019 Thanking You
Partha Prawal Goswami