Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication @ Himachal Pradesh University Bachelor of Arts @ Government College Sanjauli, Shimla
I am an author. My novel titled 'Crack of Dawn' is at Amazon.in and 'Flipkart'. At present, I am writing my second novel. Apart from it, I love cricket, swimming, watching news and news analysis, comedy shows. I like to read philosophy, politics, comparative study of religions, fiction and I love to watch sport. I am a Real Madrid and Chennai Super Kings fan. I also love reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Salman Rushdie, Orhan Pamuk and Leo Tolstoy.
I have taught English as a subject and language to high school students. I have also taught Shakespeare plays, English poetry, short stories to school and college students. I have also taught subjects which fall under the category of Journalism and Mass Communication to students of various universities and colleges in north India. I have been a guest lecturer at Kurukshetra University, Chandigarh University, SCD College Ludhiana, Khalsa College for Girls in Ludhiana. I specialise in teaching how to write, punctuate, grammar, story writing, essay writing, editing, print, broadcast and digital media writing.
My interests are so wide that I can pretty much write on anything under the sun from sports, politics, climate change, weather, environment to geopolitical affairs. Since I have worked as a reporter in a newspaper and later at the desk, I have covered these fields several times in my writing for various news organisations.
I have edited a couple of research papers of friends, mostly pertaining to news and media functioning.
I have taught English and Social Sciences (History, Geography and Civics and Economics to students from Class 6 to 12th.
I have prepared and presented close to 50 speeches on public platform on various issues, current affairs, politics, etc. I have also appeared on live TV shows on the Bloombrg Quint, Day and Night News and on my own YouTube channel. Professionally, I was a TV journalist and reported live from various places in India from Delhi to Jammu for a period of seven years.
I have written applications for visa applications, scholarships, school admission, college admissions, etc. Apart from it, I have also written letters for marketing and sales purposes for various organisations where I worked in the past.
Editing is integral to my work in newspapers, and TV and digital industry where I have worked for over 20 years. I have also edited two books (a motivational book --The 'Spark Is Within You' and a work of fiction titled 'Shehla Masood: The murder that shook the Nation.' Apart from it, I have also edited my own novel 'Crack of Dawn.'
I have done paid CV writing.
I have done paid Cover letter writing for marketing and sales purposes.
I train young You Tubers on how to start conversations and build it from one subject to another --- from how is the weather to what one should choose as ones career.
I have been a keen reader of Norman Lewis and have an avid interest in finding the origin of words and idioms, from their point of origin to their extinction.
I am trained at the time I was a TV reporter to express, tone, modulate and used gestures of hands and body while reporting. If anything I have only improved from the day I began as a TV reporter.
I have taught English (Shakespeare plays, short stories, poems as a tutor. I have also taught grammar and story writing -- short as well as long to students apart from how to write essays.
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