“One good live can change your career graph”, said Ms Payamanta Basu, a journalist with eight years of rich experience in broadcast and print journalism. She spoke to students of School of Mass Communication as part of Monday Morning Talk series today here in the Lecture Hall -7 at Campus 18 of KIIT Deemed to be University.
This is the second Monday Morning Talk series of this year where Ms Basu gave an engaging lecture on how to do reporting live for breaking news. The topic of her talk”The essence of breaking news and live reporting” in Television Journalism was very relevant to the aspiring students. She talked about how to do live reporting, swift research and break news. In her interactive talk, she told the students about how a television journalist should prepare before covering an event, nurture the sources, and mark the difference between rumors and authentic news.
Her advice to the students was, “Don’t ever leave any written material unread.”

Ms Payamanta Basu is a media professional with eight years of rich experience in top electronic and print media houses. She holds an MBA degree in marketing and a PG Diploma in Journalism and Still Photography.
She has worked with Star News (Kolkata)and Mahua News (Kolkata). She has also worked in development newspaper “Uttor” as Principal Correspondent and in food magazine “Hangla” as Assistant Editor. Besides, she has been actively associated with many documentaries like “Reach out” and “Beyond Beliefs”.

At the outset, Ms. Simran Chanda and Ms Abhilasha Mishra, both fourth semester students of Integrated Master of Communication and Journalism, introduced and presented flower bouquet to Ms Payamanta Basu respectively. Dr. B. B. Dash, Assistant Professor and Course Coordinator; Ms. Ruby Nanda and Mr. Sudarsan Sahoo, Faculty Associates, KIIT School of Mass Communication  were also present during the talk.