FCC Party on October 4
7:00 PM on Thursday 04 October 2018
At 7pm on Thursday, October 4, 2018
At the FCC AUDITORIUM
(AB-19 Mathura Road, Opposite Pragati Maidan Gate #7, New Delhi-110001)
You are cordially invited.
S Venkat Narayan
Alfredo Boada Mola: Prensa Latina`s Chief Correspondent forIndia and South Asia, based in New Delhi. Has been working for the Latin American news agency for 13 years. Has degrees Engineering from the Jose AntonioEcheverria Higher Polytechnic Institute in Havana,adiplomas in journalism, sports journalism, press photography, scientific and environmental journalism from the Universityof Havana and Union of Journalists of Cuba. Began career in 2004 on the Tribune of Havana weekly, and joined Prensa Latina in 2005. Has worked in La Paz, Bolivia; covered the Rio Olympics and a host of VIP visits and sports events in Europe and the Amricas.
Emily Schmall: Foreign Correspondent at The Associated Press, New Delhi Bureau, since September 2018. An award-winning multimedia reporter with datelines across five continents. She has written and produced articles on breaking news; business, economy and the environment; development, policy, wealth and poverty; elections and social uprisings; architecture and books.Writes breaking news and enterprise. Mentors, edits and collaborates with multiformat journalists across South Asia.
Studied at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York, and graduated in Spanish from Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Worked for AP at Fort Worth, Texas. Waspart of team winner of 2018 Associated Press Managing Editors award for deadline reporting on Hurricane Harvey. Part of team awarded Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award for 2017 investigative series on schoolhouse sex assaults. Received 1st-place National Headliner Award for Ebola coverage in 2014. Won 1st-place AP Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Staffer of the Year Award in 2015. Received multiple in-house AP awards.
Freelanced at Miami, Fla. and Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Mexico. Wrote breaking news, blogs and long form, narrative journalism for a variety of outlets, includingThe New York Times, GlobalPost, BBC, Christian Science Monitor, Curbed, Reuters Television Network, World Policy Journal, Columbia Journalism Review, The Daily Beast, Forbes, iQ, and many others.Was staff reporter at Forbes business magazine in New York, and Copy Editor at The Miami Herald. Interned at National Public Radio (NPR) in Washington DC, and at The (London) Financial Times in New York. Was Country Director, New Narratives, Monrovia, Liberia. Mentored and edited seven print and broadcast female journalists on stories ranging from teen prostitution to resource extraction. Assisted in general elections coverage for The New York Times; covered refugee and mercenary situation in Liberia during Ivory Coast conflict.
Bernd Musch-Borowska is the new South Asia Correspondent of ARD German Radio and Bureau Chief in New-Delhi. ARD German Radio is the biggest public broadcast network in Germany, a non-governmental, non-commercial, independent and publicly funded media network. Bernd Musch-Borowska has been working for Norddeutscher Rundfunk NDR - a member of ARD network - for more than 27 years. He is an experienced reporter and has been correspondent in Poland and in Singapore, before he came to India.
Who Can Join Join Us
The FCC is a club of professional journalists working for the international media and was founded in 1958. The six membership categories are:
Journalists who, in a writing, broadcasting, photographic, research or managerial capacity, represent foreign-based media, the bulk of whose circulation or audience is outside India. This is the only membership category which has the right to vote in Club meetings. Applications should be accompanied by a PIB card, or a letter from a foreign-based Editor, or clippings over a period of six months (reporting events in India or elsewhere). Annual subscription: Rs 5,000 plus Rs 500 one-time non-refundable admission fee.
Journalists whose main professional duties are representing Indian media in an editing, writing, broadcasting or photographic capacity. Applications should be accompanied by a PIB card or clippings over a period of six months. Annual subscription: Rs 5,000 plus Rs 500 one-time non-refundable admission fee.
Diplomats working in Embassies/High Commissions and staff of UN-affiliated institutions (World Bank, UNESCO, UNICEF etc) based in India are eligible. Membership fee: Rs 10,000 per head as the annual subscription (plus Rs 500 as one-time, non-refundable admission fee per person). If five or more members from the same mission join and pay as a single group, they will get a 10% discount.
Representatives of non-profit organisations such as NGOs, and government ministries and agencies, who have some link with the foreign media (for example, being the head of an organisation or the public relations official), and lawyer members of bar associations. NGO applicants and lawyer members of bar associations should be nominated by a Foreign Correspondent Member. Applications for all General Associate members should be accompanied by proof of occupation, preferably a letter from the organisation involved. Annual subscription Rs 13,500 plus Rs 500 admission fee.
CEOs, Vice-Presidents and senior executives from MNCs, Indian corporations, public relations agencies, advertising agencies, hotels, and other businesses---who wish to interact with FCC members. Applications should be accompanied by proof of occupation, preferably a letter from the organisation involved. Annual subscription Rs 27,000 plus Rs 500 one-time, non-refundable admission fee. Group rate: Rs 50,000 for two members (+Rs 1,000 as one-time, non-refundable admission fee) and Rs 1,00,000 for five members (+2,500 as one-time, non-refundable admission fee) from the same group.
Spouses of all categories of FCC Members. Annual subscription Rs 3,000 plus Rs 500 one-time, non-refundable admission fee.