Dil Bhusan Pathak

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Dil Bhusan Pathak
Nationality Nepal
Alma mater Tribhuvan University
Occupation Print/Broadcast Journalist
News anchor
Known for Host of Tough Talk with Dil Bhusan Pathak

Dil Bhusan Pathak is a [Nepali] journalist and filmmaker.[1] He is the host of the sociopolitical talk-show Tough Talk with Dil Bhusan Pathak on News 24 Television, which focuses on key national and regional issues.[2] Formerly, he worked with Kantipur Television Network as a news anchor and coordinator. Pathak was among the first Nepalese journalists to report on the Maoist conflict that escalated in the late nineties. He was awarded the Best Journalist of the Year award in 2005 for his journalistic contributions made during the conflict-era Nepal.

He is the founder of Interface, Nepal. He has a BA in mass communication and an MA in sociology from Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal. He has 20 years of experience in journalism and more than a decade of experience in development communication. Since the beginning of his career he has sought to create greater awareness of local and national issues through the use of individual and community narratives. His early attention to issues of food security and public health as well as his early journalism on the rising Moaist conflict established him as one of Nepal’s and South Asia’s preeminent journalists.[3]

Pathak has produced more than two dozen documentaries and has facilitated multiple trainings in Nepal and internationally in communication design and strategy for youth, peacebuilders, human rights activists, and media professionals. His documentary Peace Song won the World TV Award and his photography has been recognized by the Photo Journalist Club of Nepal.[4]