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Hello there! Thank you for your interest in my work.

I am a freelance journalist based in New Delhi, India. I have over 21 years of experience, working for some of the world’s top media publications as staff as well as freelance contributor.

I have a Masters in Journalism from the Birmingham City University and began my career as a radio producer with various BBC Radio in the UK. I worked in the BBC Asian Network as a producer and then moved to the BBC World Service, where I worked as a producer of the World Today show.

I covered South Asia as a correspondent for TIME Magazine between 2011 and 2015. Between 2015 and 2018, I was an editor on the Asia desk of Agency EFE, a Spanish News Agency. For a few months after that I also worked with ESPN as an editor.

I have been working independently since 2018, writing and reporting for TIME, the National Geographic Magazine, the New Scientist, the New Internationalist, the Washington Post, etc etc.

I have won three international awards for my work on development and gender.

I was also featured in the National Geographic Magazine’s iconic Women of Impact issue in 2019.

The major focus of my work has been on:

Gender

SOCIAL JUSTICE

ENVIRONMENT

SCIENCE & HEALTH (COVID-19)

MENTAL HEALTH

POLITICS & CURRENT AFFAIRS (ALSO BREAKING NEWS)

OPINION & ESSAYS

Email: nilanjana.bhowmick@gmail.com

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