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Sanjay Aggarwal
Consultant , Self employed
Delhi, Delhi
Communications specialist with excellent command over English & Hindi and having more than 28 years of experience and expertise in:
•TV & Radio Content planning, production and
•Communication strategies and campaigns
•Media planning
•Networking and liaison with government and private entities including vendors
•Policy and Public Advocacy
•Event Management
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
Professional Experience:
Worked with India’s Public Service Broadcasters (All India Radio and Doordarshan) for more than 28 years till November 2019.
•Planned, Produced, Scripted, Edited and presented more than 5,000 programmes, promos and short films for both Radio & Television on various subjects like Education, Health, Women empowerment, Social justice, Law, Senior Citizens, Youth, Public awareness and grievances, Career Guidance, Sports and so on;
•Anchor and presenter of more than hundred phone-in and public awareness programmes on various developmental issues.
•Freelanced as a BBC reporter for 6 years
•Worked collaboratively with Senior Management and on-ground teams of 67 Doordarshan Stations to develop new policies, ideas, concepts, proposals, operational plans and budgets to design and execute growth and content strategy of the organization.
•Worked with content teams to design and develop communication strategies and public service campaigns relating to Public health, Education for all, Equality and Social Justice, Empowerment, Girl Child, Cleanliness, Communal Harmony, Road safety and strategic communications across extremism affected regions and border areas.
•Networking and liaising with a range of external stakeholders like various govt. departments, NGOs and private entities on planning, implementation and measurement of their communication activities on Doordarshan.
•Coordination with local, regional and national officials to ensure timely on-ground implementation of planned activities and communication strategies.
•Monitoring and reporting of work plans, expected outputs, milestones and indicators and integrate lessons learnt into future work.
•Manage day-to-day internal and external communications with key stakeholders through regular mailings and newsletters;
•Coordinate with agencies and vendors for designing and publication of promotional materials of DD;
•Engaging with social media team to ensure greater visibility of brand DD.
•Organised music concerts, workshops, conferences and seminars;
•Previewing of commercials and story boards;
•Wrote technical case studies and produced video testimonials for brands like HP, Intel, Cisco, GE and Cradle.
•Sports commentator for AIR, DD and ESPN. Has done more than 100 National and International Commentaries.
Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication
Graduation in Commerce
Affiliations and Achievements:
•Drafted the Accessibility Standards for TV programmes for hearing impaired applicable to all the TV broadcasters, Cable and DTH industry of the country. The same have been notified by the Ministry of I&B, Govt. of India (GOI);
•Member, Core group of Doordarshan to formulate Guidelines for Gender Sensitive Programming;
•Jury Member, Prakriti Film Festival 2019 and 2020, Consortium for Education Communication, Govt. of India.
•Nomination Jury Member, International Science Film Festival of India 2019;
•Member, Project Costing Committee, Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science & Technology, GOI;
•Received many accolades and letters of appreciation for contribution in Media with wide-ranging experience as Broadcaster, Producer and Manager.

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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi
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