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Name : Yogesh Mishra
Birth Date : July 1964
Place Of Birth : Lucknow India
Zodiac Sign : Sagittarius

Education

Post Graduation in Economics, 1985 from University of Allahabad, with high position in the merit list.
D.Phil in Economics, 1988 from University of Allahabad.
Post Graduation in Hindi Literature, 1990 from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad.
Post Graduation in Journalism, 1993 from University of Lucknow.
Pursuing doctorate on ‘Samkaleen Kavita Mein Muktibodh Ka Avdan’.

Yogesh Mishra Biography

Experience

Experience at work as a professional journalist:

Currently working as the Head of Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand, News Express, the news channel.
• Contributed as UP & Uttarakhand Chief in Governance Now Fortnightly Magazine (Since August 2013)
• Bureau Head, National Dunia, the Hindi daily (Apr 2012-Jan 2013)
• Bureau Head, Nai Dunia, the Hindi daily (Sept 2008-Mar 2012)
• Bureau Head, Outlook Saptahik (Oct 2002-Aug 2008)
• Special Correspondent in the Hindi daily ‘Dainik Jagran’,(1999-2002)
• Senior Sub-Editor/Senior Reporter of the Hindi daily ‘Amar Ujala’ at New Delhi. (1998-1999)
• Sub-Editor/Reporter in ‘Rashtriya Sahara’ the Hindi daily, Lucknow. Coordinated the feature page ‘Khula Panna’, ‘Srijan’ and ‘Avsar’ (1993 – 1998).
• Coordinated the feature page ‘Abhirang’; the first of its kind experiment in the Hindi print medium on issue concerning performing arts and related areas.

Electronic Media

Electronic Media (including international media)

  • Between 2007 to 2008, anchored / presented on ETV Uttar Pradesh / Uttrakhand, weekly shows
  • ‘Do-Took’ interview based programs
  • ‘Khari-Khari’,
  • ‘Doosra Pahloo’- a close encounter with celebrities
  • Special news documentary series on Naxal movement in DD News, Lucknow
    • Special reports on various issues for Voice of America and the German radio – Deutsche Welle – (Jan. 2008 to Jan. 2010).
print media

Benefiting the society through contribution in other important areas:

• Bureau Head, National Dunia, the Hindi daily (Apr 2012-Jan 2013)
• Bureau Head, Nai Dunia, the Hindi daily (Sept 2008-Mar 2012)
• Bureau Head, Outlook Saptahik (Oct 2002-Aug 2008)
• Special Correspondent in the Hindi daily ‘Dainik Jagran’,(1999-2002)
• Senior Sub-Editor/Senior Reporter of the Hindi daily ‘Amar Ujala’ at New Delhi. (1998-1999)
• Sub-Editor/Reporter in ‘Rashtriya Sahara’ the Hindi daily, Lucknow. Coordinated the feature page ‘Khula Panna’, ‘Srijan’ and ‘Avsar’ (1993 – 1998).
• Coordinated the feature page ‘Abhirang’; the first of its kind experiment in the Hindi print medium on issue concerning performing arts and related areas.

Memberships

Acted as a Member in Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti( 2003-2004)-was set in 1986 as an autonomous body…

  • Acted as a Member in Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti( 2003-2004)-was set in 1986 as an autonomous body under Department of Secondary & Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for establishing and managing Navodaya Vidyalaya all over the country.
  • Member of Review committee (2003-2004) for the Implementation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in Uttar Pradesh constituted by Department of Elementary Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Awards

Success in blending diverse competencies

I have always looked at the respected veterans as my role models who combine a thinking journalist’s alertness and depth with other skill sets which are usually not found to coexist in an opinion maker.

Some of my competency areas are

  • Overall management & operations
  • Content creation & aggregation
  • Strategy and alliances

These are in addition to what are naturally part of my professional tool-kit including:

  • Research & analysis
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.

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