Ashok Chandra


A responsible and committed journalist having more than 13 year experience. who displays an ability to write balanced, informative and interesting stories that give all involved parties

Multi skilled with a ability to build strong working relationships with fellow investigators, photographers, columnists and news editors. Currently looking for a suitable role in journalism with a reputable and exciting publisher.A quick learner who can absorb new ideas and can communicate clearly and effectively. Possessing excellent bonding skills and an inquiring mind that helps to win over the confidence of people.



Master’s Degree in Arts Journalism


A former editor for English-language newsapper


winner of the civilian award Padma Shri in 2006


A journalist, anchor, and group CEO at DDTV

 A journalist, anchor, and group CEO
2008 - 2013
 DDTV New Delhi
  • Provided complete, accurate and compelling coverage of both anticipated and spontaneous news for print and online media.
  • Fulfilled multifaceted duties that included reporting, news/feature writing, researching, fact-checking, proofreading and headline/cutline writing
  • Earned repeated commendations for excellence in writing, reporting, photojournalism and infographics
  • Produced dozens of video interviews with Olympic prospects leading up to 2010 Winter Games

 Editor and business journalist
2004 - 2008
 English e paper at delhi
  • Covered a range of areas (e.g., news, sports, business, education, healthcare, lifestyle, travel)
  • A full-time general assignment reporter (and photographer) for local dailies.
  • Consistently singled out as one of the most prolific writers and productive story contributors among reporting staff at both papers.
  • Never failed to meet a deadline

 Assistant Editor and Staff Reporter
2000 - 2004
  Minnesota newspaper
  • —Adept storyteller who treats news, features and other events with equal passion
  • Thrives within the deadline-intensive, 24x7 newsroom environment
  • Consistently singled out as one of the most prolific writers and productive story

 Master’s Degree in Arts Journalism
 Sanford University, USA
  • Completed 2 years Master’s Degree in Arts Journalism from Sanford University, USA

 Bachelor’s Degrees in Journalism
 Gov College of Journalism Delhi
  • Completed 3 years Bachelor’s Degrees in Journalism from Gov College of Journalism Delhi


'We thank you always for your great assistance. Your materials are always detailed and professional and you are always quick to respond and make useful proposals that always fit our topics'

- Yuying Zheng, Editor

"Ashok brings insight and intelligence to his dialogue with journalists. He is not a time waster. His story ideas are always clearly presented and well thought through and her client introductions worthwhile."

- Martin Steward, Investment Editor

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