Chhatra Karki

Who I am: Chhatra Karki |

Where I live: Nepal

What I do: I am Kathmandu, Nepal based science Journalist/Editor and the founding President of Nepal Forum of Science Journalists. (@NFSJnepal). I have more than two decades of experience in newspaper and online news portal. I often cover science, health, Environment, politics and current affairs for national and international media outlets.

I have worked as Bureau Chief for Nagarik daily Newspaper and served as Editor for NepalNews, Nepal’s first online News portal.

Why science journalism: “I would like to bridge science and society through science Journalism. So, I decided to become a science journalist,” he says. He studied #journalism at the Nepal Press Institute in 1998. He got a Master’s degree in Anthropology at the Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Suggestions for newcomers:

  • It requires patience and hard work to become a good investigative science Journalist.
  • Learn about data Journalism and multimedia storytelling because they are very essential in professional career.
  • Consider scientific facts when you report and write your news articles. Be aware of Pseudoscience and unscientific reporting.

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