The Editors Guild of India has recently announced a new series of webinars called Unheard Voices: Reporting from Conflict Zones. As part of the series, EGI will be inviting seasoned journalists to share their experiences and challenges of reporting from conflict areas.
The first edition of the series is dedicated to ‘Reporting from North-East India’, and will be held on 15 December 2020, at 1600 hrs IST, on Zoom.
The speakers for the first edition are Sanjoy Hazarika, Assam; Teresa Rehman, Assam; Ranju Dodum, Arunachal Pradesh; and Pradip Phanjoubam, Manipur.
Sanjoy Hazarika is a human rights activist, scholar, author, journalist, and filmmaker recognized internationally for designing and developing innovative strategies for inclusive health and governance and is the International Director of CHRI.
Teresa Rehman is an award-winning journalist based in North-East India. She worked at India Today, The Telegraph (India), and Tehelka, before she began editing the Thumb Print.
Ranju Dodum is a journalist who has written for various publications such as The Telegraph (India), Washington Post, The Citizen, The Hindu, Mongabay, and LiveMint.
Pradip Phanjoubam is the editor of Imphal Free Press and the author of The Northeast Question: Conflicts and Frontiers.
The webinar is the first initiative of the newly constituted program committee. The committee has been formed to put together programs that bring to fore issues concerning press freedom as well as create forums for sharing ideas, debates, and perspectives that lend towards serving the overall mission of the Guild.
The program committee consists of- Kumkum Chaddha (convenor), Sanjay Pugalia, Sankarshan Thakur, Sunita Aron, Alok Joshi, Sanjeev Srivastava, and Vijay Naik, besides the office bearers of the Guild.
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