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paydesk has 136 reporters who speak Bengali. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography. Our top correspondents who speak Bengali are Indrabati Lahiri and Redwan Ahmed. Use our journalist directory to find an Bengali speaking member to work for you.

Journalists Who Speak Bengali



Indrabati Lahiri

London, United Kingdom
I am a finance journalist and editor, with almost 4 years' experience across full-time and freelance roles, based in London, United Kingdom. I've written about equitiies, commodities, finance, investing and emerging markets extensively. 

Currently, I'm a business reporter at Euronews. I've Read morepreviously worked at Capital.com and IBM. I also have a website, Wealthier Moksha (www.wealthiermoksha.com), which focuses on commodities, macroeconomics and emerging markets.
Languages
Bengali English French
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Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+4
Skills
Business Finance Current Affairs
+7

Redwan Ahmed

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Redwan Ahmed is a freelance journalist and fixer/local producer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He reports on human rights, the readymade garments industry, and climate change issues. He also covers any breaking news.
Languages
Bengali English Hindi
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering
+8
Skills
Politics Media Training Investigative Reporting
+6

Aminul Mithu

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Investigative journalist from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Working in a national daily - The Daily Protidiner Bangladesh. He also worked as an investigative reporter in several electronic, print and online news media. Boishakhi Television, Independent Television. The Business Standard, The Daily Bonik Barta Read moreand The Daily Amader Orthoniti, NTV Online, Priyo.com, Poriborton.com etc.  His professional journey began in 2008. 

Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/wildmithu/

Official youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/aminulmithu/videos
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Investigative Journalism
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+5

Sarwar Kamal

Chattogram, Bangladesh
Sarwar Kamal is a journalist based in Chattogram, Cox's Bazar and Chattogram Hill Tracts (Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachhari) in Bangladesh. He has been working in the field of journalism since 2015. He has been very passionate about journalism since his early age. He is now a staff Read morecorrespondent at New Age, a leading Bangladeshi daily, where he covered different issues on environment, business, crime, politics, health, education, culture, Rohingya crisis, climate change, gender, corruption based in in Chattogram, Cox's Bazar and Chattogram Hill Tracts (Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachhari). Earlier he worked for leading Bangladeshi online news portal and news agency Banglanews24.com.
Languages
Bengali English Hindi
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering
+10
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+15

Md. Shafiqul Islam

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Professional FPV Drone Filmmaker

With a passion for capturing breathtaking aerial footage and a skill for innovation, Sam FPV is at the forefront of the FPV drone filming industry. Sam has been building his skills for more than 5 years, providing custom FPV drone filming solutions that push the Read morelimits of creativity and storytelling.

Sam has worked with numerous renowned brands and production houses, delivering unparalleled aerial footage that takes their projects to new heights. Sam's FPV drone cinematography expertise adds a unique flair to every production, from breathtaking scenic vistas to dynamic action sequences.

Sam, combines DJI Static Drone expertise with artistic vision to deliver cutting-edge solutions tailored to the unique needs of each.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Drone Footage
Skills
Business Current Affairs Technology
+13

M R Jannat Swapon

Dhaka, Bangladesh
M R Jannat Swapon, otherwise known by his online alias Meshtarua, (Born 02 February 1985) is a Bangladeshi Journalist and travel blogger and vlogger. A young travel vlogger became a celebrity in Bangladesh after his "efforts to promote tourism and environmental conservation" became popular in the Read moreSouth Asian nation. He also works with Bangladeshi underprivileged children. His vlogging subject is people, culture, food and nature. documents his travels on his YouTube channel and other social media accounts. He quit his Textile & Web Developer job for travel the world. he traveling the world and filming it for saving for future moments. Past time (2017 to 2019 He works in Bangladeshi textile sector various Department in total 17 years. He is now Young Entrepreneur of capital in Dhaka Bangladesh.

swapon was born on Born 02 February 1985 in Ulipur Upazila in kurigram district, Bangladeh. he moves to Gazipur in 2003 and he studied at Bangladesh Open University and obtained his BA/BSS in 2019. He was a martial art expert he got many medals and award. he knows Chariness Martial art Shaolin Kung Fu and Korean Martial art Taekwondo. he is also blackbelt holder.

Swapon has been the editor & publisher of a community-based news Portal Kurigram Live since 2011. He worked as Special Correspondent Canadian Bangla newspaper The Probashi from 01 January 2018 to present. He also worked for the Zoom Bangla Youth Foundation as a Volunteer. He is the Head of Web & Social Media Marketing of an online news Television channel named "World Bangla", which launched on 16 December 2016. He works long time (2005 to 2019) is a textile mills name Texeurop Bangladesh as a Supervisor with Textile Very Department. He also involved with various social Development work with Human Rights Activist. Swapon Permanent Member of a Community based Journalists Organization Rangpur Division Journalist Association in capital of Dhaka Bangladesh since 2009.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Investigative Journalism Drone Footage Live Reporting
Skills
War Reporter Investigative Reporting Climate Change

Shamsuddin Illius

Chattogram, Bangladesh
Shamsuddin Illius is an award-winning investigative journalist based in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He is the Chittagong Bureau Chief at The Business Standard and writes for AFP as a stringer. His stories are rooted in climate change, environment, biodiversity, climate migration and Rohingya refugee. 
Read moreHe received the '2023 Climate Journalism Award' from the European Journalism Centre and the Google News Initiative. Iliius is a Diversity Fellow for 2023 and a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and The Uproot Project. His story received an honorable mention for the 2022 Covering Climate Now Award.

He is one of the fellows of the World Press Institute in 2022; Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Journalism Fellowship Scheme in 2018. He covered COP26 from the ground in Glasgow in 2021 as a CCMP Fellow supported by the Earth Journalism Network (EJN).  In 2022, he participated in a global cross-border investigation with journalists from six different countries— ‘The Sinking Cities Project’ that examines how sea-level rise is affecting major cities.  

Illius is a story grant fellow of EJN—reporting on Zoonotic Diseases in 2021, Reporting on Biodiversity in 2020, and Reporting on Climate Change Adaptation in the Bay of Bengal in 2019.  He is an alumnus of the Thomson Reuters Foundation -Reporting on Migration. He completed a short course on Refugee and Advocacy from Jain University, Bangalore in India.

As a field journalist, he frequently visits remote coastal areas of Bangladesh to collect news about people living there, their livelihood, health, and education. He has to report- how their livelihood, lifestyle, culture, and customs are being changed due to the impacts of climate change.

His stories appeared at AFP, The Third Pole, The Scotsman, Unbaise The News, The Independent, Scroll.in, The Business Standard and more media outlets.
Personal Blog: https://shamsuddinillius.com/
Languages
Bengali English
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+6
Skills
Business Media Training Investigative Reporting
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Shahin Babu

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Shahin Babu is a journalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

🇧🇩Bangla 🇺🇸English 🇳🇪Hindi

I live in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. A journalist by profession and an organizer. 

⭕ Work Experience in Printed Newspapers:: Grassroots Reporting, Investigative Journalism, Climate and Nature Read moreJournalism, Uncommon Diseases and Health Journalism. Get up, make up, and edit, Making news thoughts. Topic selection. Planned implementation.

⭕ Online Journalism and PR Experience::
Active in online journalism since 2005.
Search and print news information online. Data journalism. Active in all social media including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
Active in local and foreign news organizations, and journalists' organizations.

⭕ Journalism through broadcasting::
Originally involved in television (broadcasting) journalism since 2006. Field reporting experience on Bangladesh Television BTV, the state broadcaster of Bangladesh, from 2006 to 2009 and from 2013 to 2017. Create/produce regular audio-visual documents produced by my organization.
Languages
Bengali
Services
Journalism
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Priyanka Mukherjee

Delhi, India
I am an  independent photojournalist and documentary filmmaker based out of Delhi.Started my career with Times of India in 2012 and has subsequently been a part of weekly Die Zeit and working in child and women welfare sector from last few years with an Ngo.

Since I was a child, there has always Read morebeen an urge within me to capture the essence of human spirit, especially of resilient people emerging from crises, not willing to give up a fight, that is the reason I feel more connected to Documentary photography.It is the sector of the society on which I want to use photography skills the most.

I have been travelling to different part of the world for projects and in search of stories which makes me understand different communities, caste and sectors. Also helped me to work in a stressed and conflicted environment and  makes me more connected to people of all sectors.
Languages
Bengali English Hindi
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+17
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+18

Surajit Sharma

Guwahati, India
I am Surajit, based in Guwahati, a north-eastern city of India. I am a professional photographer, videographer and video editor. I also operate drones. I am specialsed in documentation and photo and video journalism. Apart from that I do event photography and videography too.
Languages
Bengali English Hindi
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+13
Skills
Current Affairs Science & Environment Natural Disasters
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Mohammad Islam

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mohammad Tauhidul Islam
Special Correspondent, Business Desk, Maasranga Television

Mohammad Tauhidul Islam is Dhaka (Capital of Bangladesh) based broadcast journalist, popularly known as Mohammad Tauhid. He spent 10 years in TV journalism; specialize in business and economic news.  External Read moretrade relations, international organization i.e. IMF, World Bank, WTO issues related to Bangladesh, commodity and money market is his area of work. He is also interested in climate change and development challenge.
Last few years, he turned his focus on governance and corruption related stories.  He was awarded best reporter in 2012 for investigating Niko bribery Scandal in Bangladesh and Canada by Economic Reporters Forum (ERF). He trained in International Anti-corruption Academy (IACA) to enhance his knowledge base in corruption fighting and journalistic purpose.  He was awarded UN  RAF memorial journalist fellowship in 2015. As a fellow joined  70th general assembly and SDG summit in UN .
Mr. Islam completed his graduation on International Relations from Dhaka University. After completion of graduation, part time feature reporter turned to a journalist. Now it is passion for him to uncover new stories which, serves peoples interest and raise policy debate.  34 years old Mr. Islam served two tv station previously (NTV and Banglavision) and covered Rana Plaza disaster, WTO eighth ministerial conference in 2011, US Presidential election in 2008, global commodity market volatility and rice crisis and many more important event.  He is also alumni of Reuters foundation.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Business Finance Politics
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Jasmin Moli

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Experienced senior journalist with 12 years in major newspapers. Skilled in content creation, research, stakeholder management, and the essential expertise of data analysis, source verification, and conducting covert investigations for impactful journalism. Seeking new challenges.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Investigative Journalism Fact Checking
Skills
Business Fact Checking

Md Sayfur Rahman Talukdar (Sayfur Talukdar)

Sylhet, Bangladesh
Sayfur Talukder is an icon of young journalism

From the beginning of the development of online journalism in the country, those who have been fine till now are in a very good position. One of them is Md. Saifur Rahman Talukder.

on June 4, 2012, AjkerSylhet.com started its journey with his Read morehand. At present the news portal is a very popular portal in Sylhet division.

He is now known as an icon among the young people involved in online journalism in Sylhet, especially in Bangladesh. Inspired by seeing him, many young people are now joining the online journalism profession.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+15

Abdul Gani

Guwahati, India
Abdul Gani is a seasoned journalist based in Guwahati, in the northeastern region of India, with a distinguished career reporting on critical issues such as citizenship, ethnic violence, and human rights in Assam. His investigative work has brought international attention to the complexities and Read moresensitivities of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, particularly highlighting the human stories of individuals like Shahjahan Kazi and Mohammad Azmal Haque, who have been ensnared by the controversial citizenship process. Gani's reporting has illuminated the political debates and the dire humanitarian consequences of the NRC, which controversially excluded four million people from its final draft, sparking fears of widespread statelessness.

Gani's articles delve into the ethnic strife between the Bodo community and Muslims in Assam, documenting the tragic loss of life and the mass displacement that ensued. He provides a vivid account of the aftermath, including the living conditions in relief camps such as Narayanguri and the ongoing security concerns of those displaced. His work is particularly noted for its focus on the legal and societal obstacles that residents of Assam, including retired Indian Army personnel, encounter when attempting to establish their citizenship amidst bureaucratic and systemic barriers.

His contributions to journalism have been recognized internationally, with his works featured in prominent media outlets including The Guardian, Al Jazeera, The Times of India, Outlook, TRT World, Anadolu Agency, and The Citizen. Through his extensive reporting and storytelling, Abdul Gani has become a respected voice in media, shedding light on the pressing issues facing Assam and its people, and ensuring that their stories resonate with audiences around the world.
Languages
Assamese Bengali English
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Film & Theatre
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Mustasinur Rahman Alvi

Barishal, Bangladesh
Mustasinur Rahman Alvi, is an independent Photojournalist based in Bangladesh. He has been doing documentary Photography since 2015, in various projects on Environmental Crisis, Climate Change, Homeless People, Child Labor and, as well as news coverage on humanitarian catastrophes. He also loves to Read moretravel rural areas to document the daily lives of urban areas. He is now working as a freelance Photographer for ZumaPress, an International Photo Agency based in USA. He also did multiple assignments for many NGOs for humanitarian projects. His work has been featured in over 200 major publications including The Guardian, Daily Mail, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, National Geographic, GEO Magazine, Stern Magazine, View Magazine, Der Spiegel, La Croix, Deutsche Welle, New York Post, ABC News, Microsoft News, BBC, Buzzfeed USA, DPA German National Press, Yahoo news, CCTV Asia Pacific, Forbes japan, China Today, Global Times, NPR, Vogue Business, 20 minutes France, Europa Press Spain, Le Parisien French Magazine , Les echos France Financial Newspaper, Microsoft Bing and many more. He also won several International and National Photo contests. His photographic journey aims to show the creative beauty and enduring force of the human spirit in addition to capturing the human condition in distinctive, difficult situations. He is on a never-ending quest to capture through the lens the unseen human experiences in order to inspire humanity and compassion.
Languages
Bengali English Hindi
Services
Feature Stories Photography Drone Footage
+2
Skills
Business Current Affairs Natural Disasters
+5

Alemayehu Sori

Minneapolis, United States of America
ALEMAYEHU SORI is a journalist based in Minneapolis, United States of America.
Languages
Avestan Amharic Aragonese
+113
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Mohammad Omar Farok

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mohammad Omar Farok is an award-winning Bangladeshi journalist with more than 12 years of
experience in reporting. Omar started journalism at the age of fifteen. Currently, he is a
Broadcast journalist with Independent tv(Bangladesh). where he has worked since march 2021
As a Crime and Read moreInvestigative reporter, he broke some of the biggest stories including corruption
scandals involving high-ranking officials such as several members of the parliament, city
corporation mayors ,Political leaders, Systematic corruption in Government institutions and
against diplomats .
He has already garnered praise for investigative reporting in Bangladesh. Not only that, some of
his reports were also discussed in the Parliament of the Country. His on-the-spot and
investigative reports are widely discussed. His Capability of generating ideas about crimes,
human trafficking and human rights, migration and gender equality, corruption ,environment
and rohingya crisis which are comparatively new for Bangladesh.

His investigative reporting on the child rights earned him UNICEF Meena media Awards, a
prestigious award in Bangladesh, for a record six times. He was also nominated for the seventh
time for this award. He obtained two distinguished fellowships: Bandhu Media Fellowship by
USAID, 2014 (for his works on the rights and conditions of sexual minorities) and Ritu Journalist
Fellowship, 2018 by the Government of the Netherlands (for works on Women Health). He won
the Visual Reporting Competition, 2017 organized by Department of Journalism and Media
Studies of Stamford University, Sujf journalist award 2021 both of his alma mater. In addition,
he has received the best reporter award from his workplace several times.
Languages
Bengali
Services
Journalism
Skills
Breaking News

Sanjay Pandey

Mumbai, India
I am a multi-platform journalist with work published in different Indian and international media outlets, including Aljazeera English, DW, Friday Magazine, Barcroft TV and The Sun. I also take up fixing assignments and work with international journalists with their projects in Indian subcontinent. Read moreHave worked as a Desk Editor with Reuters and The Telegraph. I am trained in writing, editing, planning and prioritizing content for online, broadcast, radio and print media.
Languages
Bihari Bengali English
+1
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+9
Skills
Fact Checking

Kazi Arefin Ahmed

Dhaka, Bangladesh
I am an independent filmmaker & Video Journalist based in Bangladesh, lived and worked in UK and USA for a few brilliant years. Associated with broadcast journalism, international media and documentary film production, digital content production, and other non-fiction in different roles for more Read morethan 15 years. I help people to solve communication problems with audio visual product and visually compelling stories. Few of my clients are United Nations, UNHCR, UNFPA, European Commission, Carers Worldwide, Channel S UK. I am currently a freelance Video Journalist for Arab Broadcast Services, and Video Producer for AFP Media Services (FACTSTORY Agency) since 2017.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kazishashi/
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+9
Skills
Business Current Affairs Technology
+14

Zakir Hossain Chowdhury

Dhaka, Bangladesh
A Visual Journalist based in Bangladesh working with Climate Change, Human Rights, Social issues, Child Labor, Transgender and Public Health, etc.
 Work published in TIME, The Guardian, Telegraph, The New Humanitarian, Wall Street Journal, Paris Match, Mirror, etc.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Natural Disasters Entertainment & Celebrity War Reporter
+8

Anirban Mahapatra

Suva, Fiji
I am a documentary filmmaker, photographer, multimedia journalist and conservation storyteller currently based and registered for business in Suva, Fiji. I specialise in impactful storytelling related to social justice, human rights, climate change, climate resilience, environmental conservation, Read morewildlife, sustainable tourism, community-based enterprise, culture and the arts. I have 20 years of experience across film, TV, print and digital media, and my work has been published internationally by The Weather Channel, National Geographic Society, IBM, UNFPA, IMF, UNICEF, Lonely Planet, Vice, Tata, NBC digital, CNN digital and the Government of India, among others
Languages
Bengali English Hindi
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+6
Skills
Science & Environment Food & Drink Social
+2

Kazi Mustafiz

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Kazi Mustafiz is a journalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Works in mainstream Newspaper Daily Dhaka Times (www.dhakatimes24.com) and www.cyberbarta.com
Specialized area: Political Reporting, Technology, Crime Etc.
Capable to handle any situation instantly.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
News Gathering Investigative Journalism Fact Checking
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+1

Kayes Sohel

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Kayes Sohel is a seasoned freelance journalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with over two decades of experience in both print and digital media. His career has spanned several prominent media outlets, including bdnews24.com, The Dhaka Tribune, The Financial Express, The Independent, The Independent Read moreTelevision, The New Nation, and The Bangladesh Today. Sohel's expertise lies in a broad array of topics, with a particular emphasis on economic policy, banking, stock market trends, environmental conservation, and social issues. His investigative reporting skillfully uncovers the nexus between government actions and their effects on the economy and society, and his work is characterized by a commitment to uncovering the truth and engaging storytelling that resonates with both editors and readers.

In addition to his journalism, Sohel has also served as a media advisor, offering his skills to public relations agencies and multinational firms. His versatility extends to crafting compelling stories on branding, conducting interviews, and writing press releases. His role as a business intelligence consultant for various organizations worldwide further showcases his ability to analyze and communicate complex information effectively. Sohel's reporting on the Bangladesh government's initiatives, such as the implementation of electronic cash register (ECR) machines and the non-establishment of a Banking Commission, demonstrates his deep understanding of financial systems and regulatory frameworks.

Sohel's journalistic style adds color and interest to his pieces, making them highly sought after by both editors and readers. His dedication to high-quality journalism is evident in his calls for political activism and social responsibility, particularly through his passionate articles about environmental issues like the Sundarbans mangrove forest and the Rampal power plant. His coverage of the social challenges faced by workers in Bangladesh, the impact of COVID-19 on employment, and local sports events like the KFC Independence Cup, further illustrate his diverse reporting skills and his commitment to informing and inspiring the public.
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Risk Analysis Research Photography
+2
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+23

Sajid Hasan Anil

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Its Sajid Hasan Anil a freelance reporter and international content creator from Bangladesh. I have the experience of working in various sectors in media and journalism. I am involved in outdoor shooting, making unique documentaries and content, making international relations and politics related Read morecontents in a famous satellite television named Dhaka Bangla Channel, DBC News. 

I can ensure my clients that I can take the responsibility of his/her tasks properly related to journalism. Feel free to call or mail me. Thank You!
Languages
Bengali English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Arts & Books
+9

Rajarshi Chakrabarty

Kolkata, India
Learning,evolving and growing in the sports media industry for past seven years in succession to construct the bedrock of my sport journalism/columnist cum Data Lead career  based on consolidated knowledge of South Asian and South East Asian sports events, covering major sporting events,leagues, Read morefriendlies and tournaments for global fan base and stake holders to deliver top quality data,statistics,articles and stats.

As an enthusiastic  sports lover I feel blessed to be part of global sports industry witnessing the drama of sport unfold year after year, personally love Volleyball and Football and looking to make a mark in the growing sports industry.I speak close to 5 South Asian languages(English,Hindi,Bangla,Nepali, and beginners Thai) and in continuous search to master more languages.

Working as a Data Lead for a Digital Sport Content company the major duties includes to collect, produce, package and distribute data, editorial and video for all professional sports competitions globally. By delivering more content, more quickly and in more detail than anyone else thereby to create experiences that engage fans and drive their revenues. 

Having worked with data-partners of major global rights holders such as BWF,ITTF,AVC,AFC,ITF, FIBA and TVA to create long-term, transparent commercial relationships that help grow global audiences and, ultimately, benefit the long-term good of the sports.
Languages
Bengali English Hindi
+1
Services
Content Writing Photography Live Reporting
+1
Skills
Sports Fact Checking
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