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Hi, I am a journalist with a knack in photography. I have been working in different realms of journalism for the past 6 years.
I have recently started photography and am lookingmore...Hi, I am a journalist with a knack in photography. I have been working in different realms of journalism for the past 6 years.
I have recently started photography and am looking forward to some challenging projects. like a journalist, anytime anywhere. look at my work at
Area Covered: India, London, Northern Ireland
Work Experience Summary: Worked with NDTV (New Delhi Television), as a reporter, undertaking assignments both in news and features episodes. (joined in November 2007)
2007, in the month of May I joined METRO NOW,( TIMES OF INDIA ) Delhi as a copy editor/ special correspondent. My profile with this Tabloid was to look into news features, game reviews, automobiles and international music.
2006, In the month of July, I joined Hindustan Times, Delhi, as a sub-editor to HT City. I served the English daily till April 2007. During my stint, I mainly handled music, news features, game reviews, technology, aviation and automobiles. I have also added to the paper with breaking stories and exclusive interviews with many international musicians.
2005, Started working with Hindustan Times, Kolkata as an intern for seven months. During my tenure with the paper I served mainly as a music correspondent, game reviewer, formula one racing etc. to the English daily.
I have interviewed both national and international artistes such as Ian Anderson of Jethrotull, Joey Tempest of the group EUROPE, Rudolf Shenker of Scorpions, Ricky Phillips of Bad English, Kelly of Stereo phonics and many more. Apart from music artists I have also taken an interview of Narayan Kartikeyan and many others. During the training period also assisted in production
In December 2005, I conducted a live interview with Ricky Phillips, on a radio channel called 107.8 Power FM, a leading radio station in Kolkata.
2003, worked with the esteemed SUN magazine as a freelancer for two years. During my tenure with the magazine I wrote feature stories, conducted interviews of celebrities and also contributed to the magazine's cover stories as a correspondent from Kolkata.
2002, Joined Mudra Communication, New Delhi as a trainee. During my stay with the company I completed nearly 20 assignments in client servicing as well as vox-pops. Also completed an assignment under Mudra Communication, Kolkata.
Apart from being a journalist, I am also a guitarist. I play with a band called Ocean Blues. I have also written a song and directed the music for a documentary feature film telecasted in Doordarshan. Know more about my band at www.thebandoceanblues.com
I also enjoy photography. I have spent many hours learning the magic of the lenses. I have photographed many subjects, my work can be viewed at www.nairrit.blogspot.com
Education Summary: Currently finishing Masters in Journalism from University of Ulster,Coleraine, Northern Ireland.
Passed NCTJ Law exam.
B.A. (Honours) in Journalism and Mass Communication, Calcutta University (2006) India.
Received formal training with BBC, London, learning the arts of working in a TV news room and also news presentation.
Completed a short-term intern placement with The Independent, travel desk, London.
Passed class X in the year 2000, from Birla Vidya Niketan, New Delhi, India.
Passed class XII, from Modern school, India.