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sehrishshaban

IndiaNew Delhi, India

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October 28, 2011

Sehrish Shaban

About Me: 

My name is Sehrish Shaban and I am going to be leading the video module for Voices of Our Future.

A little bit about myself- I am a journalist, documentary filmmaker, media trainer and consultant. I have been part of the multimedia journalism revolution since 2005 when I started my career at Washington Post Newsweek Interactive. Since then, I have reported and produced content for washingtonpost.com, PBS NewsHour and NYTimes.com, Geo Television, DawnNews, Doordarshan amongst other international media outlets. Most recently I was producing video as part of the launch team for an award wining multimedia business news site at Thomson Reuters in New York.
As a media trainer and consultant I have developed curriculum and trained journalists in investigative reporting, photojournalism and video production as well as in ethics and leadership.
I also consult organizations in developing and implementing result oriented communication strategy.
I have a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and Women’s Studies from the University of Virginia and a digital media production diploma from the New York Film Academy.

I currently live in Delhi with my husband Abhishek.

My Passions: 
grassroots media, South Asia, video for change
My Challenges: 
Understanding and finding ways to improve my environment and society
My Vision for the Future: 
For media to be an equilising tool around the world
My Areas of Expertise: 
video, social media, media strategy, documentary, Pakistan, India
My Languages: 
English, Urdu, Hindi

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