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About Speaker

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Mr. Mukesh Sharma

Editor BBC News Hindi, BBC global News
Multimedia content creator

A seasoned journalist with around 17 years of experience in multimedia news operations. He studied journalism at prestigous Indian Institute of Mass Communication in New Delhi Mr. Sharma is the winner of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union award for Best Documentary on climate change- ‘Rising Temperature, Deepening Crisis’. Produced and presented the BBC documentary ‘A home lost in partition’. It was a part of India and Pakistan’s 60th anniversary of Independence Special. Produced & presented ‘Siachen ki Unchaiyon se’ (from the heights of Siachen), the highest battlefield on earth.

As the multimedia editor, he was instrumental in formulating the social media strategy for Indian market. On audioBoom: BBC Hindi was in the process of finding out a platform to share its audio in a user-friendly format on social media. Previously as Sports Editor, Mr. Sharma, covered a range of international sports events including Hockey World Cup, IPL 3, FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and ICC Cricket World Cup.