Shubhranshu Choudhary

Knight International Journalism Fellow, India

Shubhranshu Choudhary is a Knight International Journalism Fellow working on a project training citizen journalists in rural India. The project recently won an mBillionth Award for mobile phone development that helps underserved communities in South Asia.

Choudhary was a BBC South Asia producer for more than 10 years. He also has served as a media trainer for the BBC World Service Trust, the United Nations and Indian universities. He produced the first television coverage of foreign militants operating in Indian Kashmir and conducted the first television interview with the chief commander of the Kashmiri militant organization.

He was a TV and radio producer for the BBC’s South Asia bureau for eight years, and a reporter for The Guardian’s South Asia bureau for two years. He was a reporter for five years at the Hindi-language Daily Deshbandhu.