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Linguistic Capabilities: I can read, write, speak and understand: English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu
Status: Permanent Resident
I am a committed media professional with creative abilities, patience to learn and passion to achieve. 5 year experience as Director/Producer/Production assistant for panel control room, electronic field production, live telecast and recorded programs (documentaries and features), advertisements, teasers, and as social media manager, script writer and news editor.
MASTER’S IN JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION* Year 2013
BATCHELORS OF ARTS -English, Economics (Major subjects) Year 2011
HIGH SCHOOL Year 2008
*My degree has been assessed by ICAS, a Canadian agency, as equal to master degree in Canada.
Storing articles in warehouse as per Amazon Standards.
Understanding the logistics and statistics for proficiency.
2.Designation-Production Assistant, Channel-Doordarshan NEWS, Government of India
(May’2015 to NOVEMBER’2018)
Reference-Raman Hitkari (Additional Director of Programs)
Finalising content and sequence, synergising the news telecast operations of given shift as a part of the Editorial team.
Scripting Bulletin run downs &Anchor links, tailoring and packaging news stories
Managing the telecast of Live News Bulletins from Studios as a Panel Producer/Director
Coordinating anchors, camera persons, technical staff before each live and recording
Coordinating with on-field reporters and covering news stories ‘Live’ from locations of story for live reporting segments in news and discussions
Directing Studio based recording / production of programmes of varied nature like talk shows, expert panel discussions, theme-based shows on different genres and specialised programmes related to Government / National / International events or schemes
Carrying out / Managing OB recording as production team.
Overseeing the postproduction of recorded programs and making sure the timely transmission.
3.Designation-Production Assistant, Channel-Doordarshan Saptagiri, Government of India
(NOVEMBER’ 2018 to August’ 2019)
Reference- S.Giri Rao (Additional Director of Programs)
Director/Producer of News Bulletins and Current Affairs programs
Format-Interviews and panel discussions
In-charge of Women and Children’s Programs, carry out programs which interest both the groups
Coverage of national events like Republic Day, election days/results, Independence Day and festivals coverage
Management of staff, issuing contracts as per needs of programs, hiring staff, interviewing, managing duties, making shift duty charts
Co-ordination of Presentation department, making Cue-sheets, co-ordinating with Commercial Section and allotting slots.
Directing the social media management team as part of Program Presentation Team
Making sure promotion of programs through promos and teasers
4.Designation-Editorial team, Channel-ABP News
(Oct’2013 to Nov’2014)
Reference- Jagwinder Patial(Senior Journalist)
Research and Development of packages for news bulletins and news-based programmes
On field reporting support to Anchors / Correspondents extensively covering the Northern belt of India with primary focus on Punjab
Supervising the Graphics and Production support teams and improvising content
Managing the web portal and social media arms of the channel
As part of master’s degree course, I completed my internship in Hindustan times, an English Daily newspaper, working as a reporter.
My credit line for stories is ‘Avninder Kaur’ and stories were published from June 2013 to October 2013.
National Academy of Broadcasting & Multimedia, New Delhi
Induction Training Course on Radio & TV Journalism, Program Production & Broadcast.
I have good knowledge of Audio editing, Video editing, Photo editing and News room Systems
(Sound Forge, Adobe Primiere, MAC Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Octopus, NPS, Quantal)
Local Reference-Harsha Verma