Rural Media Gufa 2013
News Reporting Challenge
March 8-11, 2014
Kaphalghari, Kalika VDC Ward 3, Kaski, Nepal
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
Durga Adhikari, Radio Safalta 103.4 Mhz, Pokhara
A radio journalist based in Pokhara, Durga is currently the managing director of Radio Safalta. In the past, she has been the station manager of Radio Didi Bahini, newsreader and reporter of Himchuli Community FM as well as the news chief and program producer of Radio Taranga. She is currently doing her Master’s in Mass Communication and Journalism from Polygon College, Kathmandu.
Mahabir Bishwakarma, Jagaran Media Centre, Kathmandu
Mahabir is a radio program producer at Jagaran Media Centre, Kathmandu. He has worked as a newsreader at Kalika FM, Chitwan and a radio program coordinator for Dalit Bikas Samiti. He is currently doing his Master’s in political science from Tribuwan University.
Bomlal Giri, Ujjyalo 90 Network, Kathmandu
Bomlal is a journalist with Ujyaalo 90 Network. He covers politics and current affairs. He has also worked as a news reporter, news reader and program producer for Nepal FM Network. He has contributed to regional newspapers and radio stations from Kathmandu. He has an MA in Mass Communication and Journalism from Purbanchal University.
Kabita Magar, Radio Pariwartan, Baglung
Kabita is a journalist with Radio Pariwartan, Baglung. She produces news reports and also handles program production. She has also worked with Community Radio Burtibang. She is currently doing her Bachelor’s as an English major from Uttarganga Campus, Baglung.
Shyam Sundar Parajuli (Raj Sharma), Gandaki Television
Shyam Sundar Parajuli, popularly known as Raj Sharma, is the news editor of Gandaki Television and Radio Gandaki. As the news editor, he oversees the work of a team of reporters in covering rural and marginal issues in Gandaki zone. He has won several awards while working as a reporter and columnist.
Mahesh Kumar Khati, Pokharapatra
Mahesh Kumar Khati is a news reporter with the Pokharapatra newspaper. Previously he was with Aadarsha Nepal. He started his career as a broadcast journalist before moving to the print. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in management and maintains interest in a wide range of topics, including economics, health, environment and information technology.