Curriculum vitae Name: Parikshit Rudradutt Joshi
Educational Qualification: B.Sc. Chemistry in 1996, L.LB. Labor Law in 1998, Master in Journalism & Mass Communication, stood First class first, got prize. Got all time highest marks in dissertation in 1999. M.Phil. in 2001. Applied for Ph.D. registration.
Educational Research: Master level research on Editorial Language of Gujarati Dailies like Gujarat Samachar, Sandesh, Jansatta, GujaratMitra, Phoolchhab, and Mumbai Samachar & Samkaleen titled as Tantri lekho Ni Bhasha Ek Adhyayan published as a book on same title by Gujarati Sahitya Academy(2005). M.Phil. level research on status, role & problems of small newspaper-weeklies in Gujarat titled as Gujarat ma Lagupatro na star, bhumika ane samsyao nu adhyayan will published shortly.
Specialization: language writing & editing, special reporting & content outsourcing.
Special qualification: Wide experiences of media education as well working in main stream media have an M.Phil. Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication. Computer Savvy with knowledge of Internet & other software which used for media functioning.
Language Skills : School-College Essay-Short Story writing Competition winner in Gujarati, ‘Kovid’ & ‘Sevak’ exam cleared for Hindi, ‘Pravesh’ & ‘Prathama’ exam for Sanskrit, ‘Pravesh’ for Marathi & some exam for English.
Working experience in media: 1. Main stream print media working timespan1992-2009. 2. Media educational association with Gujarati Department-Gujarat Vidhyapith, Bhavans College-Mumbai Uni, Gujarati Sahitya Parishad, Hiramani-Gujarat Uni at Ahmadabad as well North Gujarat Uni at Patan, Kadi College at kadi & Kadi Sarv Vidhyalay Uni at Gandhingar for diploma & degree journalism & mass communication dept since 1999. 3 Started pjz media training & practical academy with placement cell on experimental basis in 2007-2008. Focused on practical knowledge of media. 4 Associated with Divya Bhaskar, a Gujarati daily of dainik bhaskar group. 11th April, 2003 to 7th July 2008 as a desk editor-feature editor-copy editor-content coordinator on desk. Started samvaad, an in-house magazine of Divya Bhaskar. Conduct 25 celebrity interviews for Divya Bhaskar’s Gujarati Power List. 5 As an Editor of all 9 supplements of Sandesh Gujarati Daily between 8th July, 2008to 31Dec, 2009. Also looking after special pages like Editorial page, TV page co-ordination along with. 6 As an Editor of Navchetan, a 94 years old Gujarati Magazine, Established by Champsi Udeshi in 1922 from April 2014 to August 2015. Introduce 278 pens on pages of Navchetan as an experiment. Also worked as an editor of Prayashchit magazine, established by Parikshitlal Mazmudar in 1957 as an inhouse journal of Harijan Sevak Sangh which established by Mahatma Gandhi in 1932. 7 As a journalist as well column writer on various subject like science, literature, current affairs, interviews, assembly dairy, political, grah-nakshatra etc in Sandesh, Divya Bhaskar, Aajkaal, Prabhat, Jayhind, Benefit. Edited a weekly literature page, Shabd in Gujarat Samachar. In magazine like Sadhana, Yojna, Dignity, Fotogenius wrote coloum on various subjects. 8 As an editor-executive editor-bureau chief-research officer-publishing & public relation officer in various institute like Hunger Project, Fotogenius, Vichar Bharti, Vikas-centre for development, Srusti Loksarvani-IIM, Gujarati Sahitya Parishad, Kavilok & Hindustan Features Pvt Ltd., etc 9 On AIR & DD worked for programmes of Youth, Amdavad, and Career & Media related issues. Act in DD’s telefilm Bhookh & ETV’s Crime Dairy in lead role. 10 As sole representative on Manibhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Mumbai for Gujarat territory, record 35 freedom fighter’s interview. 11 Children Literature (5+4+25=34 books), biographies of Bhikshu Akhandanand(2001), Nanji Kalidas(2002), Pundit Sukhlalji(2008), Dropadi(2008), Tribhuvandas Gajjar(2011) published by Sahity Sadhna. Shyamji krish verma, pt. dindayal upadhyay, shyamaprashad mukharjee & vir savarkar published by BookShelf(2010). A series of 25 books on Gujarat Na Gadvaia published & got 3rd prize by Gujarat Sahitya Academy.. 12 Rewrite-edited biography of Champsibhai Udeshi, founder editor of Navchetan Guajarati magazine, based on his autobiography published by Kusum. 13 Translated Hindi into Guj (2+1=3 books) : Lectures delivered by 3rd SarSanghChalakShri BalaSaheb Devras of RSS named RSS: Lakshay ane Kary published by Sahitya Sadhna(2013), Sampurn Guru ki Khoj by Krupal sinhji published by Sawan Krupal(2014). Guj into Hindi : Surksha Margdarshika of Narmada biochem(2015) 14 Edited (9 books) life of Swami Vivekananda written by Nobel Winner French writer Roma Rolla published by WBG(2014), translated Recipe Books vegetable, Tiffin recipes, snacks, microwave etc by Neeta Mehta published by Narmada(2014), Business Game Changers by Prakash Biyani published by Indra(2015), 100 Desi Stories by Madhur Zakir Hallegua publisheby by Jaico (2016), Get Smart by Brian Tracy published by Jaico (2017), What to Say When You Talk to Your Self by Shad Helmstetter will published by Manjul (2017).
Present working Profile: Elected as a Secretary (Library) of Gujarati Sahitya Parishad and Treasurer of Gujarati Lekhak Mandal. working as an Assistant News Editor for DD News Gujarati, Doordarshan. Now a days, writing (in Guj) Feelings, Abhiyan, (in Hindi) Panchva Stambh, Vishvgatha & (on Portal) GujaratiLexicon.com on various subjectsMedia Support Unit doing all type of support work for media. Research base writing, rewriting, editing including DTP & proof, translation from Eng-Hindi-Marathi into Gujarati particular for books, advt copy writing-pr release etc & content outsourcing.
Last Update: 01-07-2018.