The Purpose that Powers Women Television Correspondents

Women correspondents covering politics, conflicts and news events for television channels face daunting odds but are driven by the desire to make a difference. When stone-pelting began in north-east Delhi’s Maujpur area on February 23 this year, 26-year-old Sukirti Dwivedi was one of the first reporters – and the only woman – on location. As […]

Being on Camera – A confidence Building Workshop

Clicking a selfie or doing video calls with friends is one thing and being on camera to talk on an issue, report news or deliver content which the audience will listen to is totally another. Training students in this skill, I would call it art, is not easy and there are several factors at play. […]

Empowering with Theatre

Theatre, an expression, an art form that has stirred revolutions, a confidence builder, it is an enabler of sorts for those who otherwise are quiet and introvert.  I always knew the power of this art form but when I wrote a play on Fake News for children of a Municipal school in Dharavi, Mumbai it […]

News Sensitisation – Need of the hour

We are living in a world full of information and news constantly being bombarded from every corner. These circumstances demand from us better decision making, understanding, and analysis. With this in mind, the Principal of The Campion School, Colaba, Mumbai, invited me to take a news sensitisation session with class 8th and 9th. As I […]