Nishant MEHTA

5 years in journalism and sports television production, developing content for leading Indian TV channels on major global sporting events such as the Olympic Games and other international sporting events  


Degrees

Post Graduate Diploma in Television Journalism, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, India
Bachelor of Media Studies, Symbiosis Center for Media and Communication, Pune, India

Work Experience

Producer, Star Sports, Mumbai, India

  • Member of the Live Production Team during Indian team's cricket matches
  • In-charge of channel's marquee show during the 9th and 10th season of Indian Premier League - Inside RCB
  • Responsible for packaging during 2016 ICC Cricket World T20

Associate Producer, India Today, Noida, India

  • Led the sports desk of six, during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup
  • Produced a special series on problems faced by Indian athletes prior to 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Producer and manager of the sports bulletin on the channel, during major sporting events such as FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and ICC Cricket World Cup

Trainee Reporter, Times Now, Mumbai, India

  • Member of the sports team that created content for the channel during 2012 London Olympics

Outstanding Achievements

• Led the ratings of sports show from 3rd to 1st during the 2015 Cricket World Cup
• Produced content, which had a maximum viewership of close to 100 million people

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