Summary

I’ve been working in newsroom in various capacities since 1985. Started working with Amar Ujala as a photojournalist at Bareilly, landed in newsroom as scribe, later on. Worked in field and on desk as well, headed reporting team, wrote weekly columns, edited Sunday supplement, did special pages focused on art, culture, literature, photography & cultural-social issues. It was with the advent of new century, I got relocated to Allahabad as Editor, where I stayed for almost five years, published three of my books. Another book Kumbh: Diary of a Photographer was published when I was back to Bareilly Amar Ujala as Resident Editor in 2009 after working with Dainik Jagran at Aligarh & Meerut and Dainik Bhaskar at Chandigarh for a brief period. Headed Gorakhpur edition and then at Noida.

Experience

Resident Editor, Amar Ujala
Noida, Mar 2016-May 2017
Resident Editor, Amar Ujala
Gorakhpur, July 2012-Feb 2016
Resident Editor, Amar Ujala
Bareilly Jan 2010-June 2012
Resident Editor, Dainik Bhaskar
Chandigarh, Mar 2008-Dec 2009
Dainik Jagran, Editorial Head
Aligarh/ Meerut Jan 2006-Feb 2008
Amar Ujala, Editorial Head
Allahabad Jan 2001- Sep 2005
Amar Ujala, City Head
Bareilly, Jan 1988-Dec 2000

Education
PG in Modern History, Bareilly College, Bareilly, 1984.
B.Sc., Bareilly College, Bareilly, 1982.

Personal
Rotary International Fellowship to study journalistic practices and photojournalism in USA.
Workshops by Peter May, Bernd Beuermann & many more organized by IFRA.
Hindi Sahitya Sammelan at Mauritius.
Books
Kumbh: Ek Photographer ki Diary, Udaas Chehron ki Dastaan, Aaj ke Daur ki Akhbarnavisi & Tharuon ki Badalti Zindagi.
Photo Exhibitions
Mute Dialogues, a group show with four eminent artists at Habiart Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, January 2006.
Confluence, a photo exhibition with noted artist Sanjai Kumar, at Habiart Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, April 2005.
Kumbh at Nirala Art Gallery, Allahabad, ABC Art Gallery, Varanasi 2001-02 and at Bagore ki Haveli (Gallery of WZCC), Udaipur, 2003.
Glimpses at Nirala Art Gallery, Allahabad and Lalit Kala Academy, Lucknow, 1999.
Tharus in Transition at Bareilly and Kanpur 1997-98.
Moore and My Vision at Bareilly, 1996.
Photographs of Kumbh and Tharus are in permanent collection of museum of G.B.Pant Institute of Social Science, Allahabad.
Academic
The course books of photojournalism for Karnataka Open University. (2007).
Guest faculty, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Allahabad.
Training workshops for working photographers and journalists.
Photographic documentation for UNICEF.
Critic for Chandigarh Literature Festival.
Website
http://www.prabhatphotos.com

Prabhat Kumar Singh
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