A postgraduate in History, Basudev Mahapatra is a Journalist – Documentary Filmmaker – Non-fictional TV programmes Director – Producer based in Bhubaneswar - the capital city of Odisha
Basudev learnt the ropes of
journalism and mass communication
from his experience in
print, TV and
new media (Web) Journalism, production-direction of non-fictional TV shows,
series and Documentaries - a career journey that took off in the year 1992.
As a print media journalist, Basudev
worked with leading regional and
national dailies and periodical magazines as a Reporter, Sub-Editor,
Contributor of Features, analytical stories and Special Reports.
As a new media journalist, Basudev writes for many News Magazines, online newspapers and journals apart from guiding HOTnHITNews Team being the Editor of purely Issue-based analytical News Feature Website -
With a visible but selective presence in Odisha (India) Television Media Industry, Basudev worked successfully as a Reporter, News Producer, Director – Producer of documentary Films, Non–fictional TV
shows and series.
In his journey towards professional excellence, Basudev
associated himself with DR2 - Denmark, Correspondent TV - London, Associated Press Television News (APTN) - New Delhi,
Network1 News and Information Syndicate (NNIS), Noida, Information TV (India News) - New Delhi, ETV Network - Hyderabad, JAIN Studios Ltd. (JSL) - New Delhi, Asia Pacific Communication Associates (APCA) - New Delhi, Delhi Press - New Delhi, Jansamachar Multilingual News Agency - New Delhi etc.
The Endeavour in the forms of
HOTnHIT Newsfeatures and
www.hotnhitnews.com is to think beyond metro centric
consumer choice driven journalism and highlight the issues
concerning the rights and livelihood of rural and outreach
communities of India. The focus is to use different forms
of media for the development of downtrodden and grass-root
communities and promote ethical practice of