A postgraduate in History, Basudev Mahapatra
is a Journalist – Writer
– Documentary & non-fictional Television programme Producer/
Director based at Indian city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
career as a journalist in the year 1992, Basudev learnt the
ropes of journalism & mass communication
print, web and Television
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
In his journey
towards professional excellence, Basudev associated himself with DR2
- Denmark, Correspondent TV - London, OpenDemocracy - London, Global
Times - Beijing, Delhi Press - New Delhi, Associated Press
Television News (APTN) - New Delhi, JAIN Studios Ltd. (JSL) - New
Delhi, Asia Pacific Communication Associates (APCA) - New Delhi,
Information TV (India News) - New Delhi, ETV Network - Hyderabad,
Network1 News and Information Syndicate (NNIS) - Noida, Naxatra News
- Bhubaneswar etc.
He last served as
the Editor-in-Chief at Odia television news channel 'Naxatra News'.
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 journalism.