Suvam Pal (苏旺)

Journalist I Author I Documentary Filmmaker I Raconteur I Sojourner 
(记者。作者。纪录片制片人 。故事家。旅居者)

About (简介)

Suvam has been an international journalist with around 20 years of experience in working in three of the most ethnically unique and culturally diverse countries in the world - China, India, and South Africa. He is currently based in Beijing and has been working in China for close to five years. He has founded an independent creative venture called Knowledge Nomads to promote art & cultural exchanges between India & China. Previously, he worked for some of the leading media organizations in India, South Africa and China, apart from publishing a number of books with reputed international publishing houses like HarperCollins and Routledge. He has got hands-on experience in working in all forms of media, including print, radio, television and digital/web and has published articles in three different languages English, Hindi, and Bengali.

Suvam (苏旺)是一位国际记者,在世界上种族最独特,文化最多元化的三个国家(中国,印度以及南非)工作约有20年的丰富经验。他目前居住在北京,在中国已经工作将近五年多了。他成立了一家独立的创意企业,名为 “Knowledge Nomads”,目的是促进和加强中印之间的艺术和文化交流。在此之前,他曾在印度,南非和中国的一些领先媒体机构工作过,并且在 Harper Collins 和Routledge 等知名国际出版社出版了大量书籍。他在包括印刷,广播,电视和数字/网络在内的各种媒体机构都有实践性的丰富经验,并以三种不同的语言(英语,印地语和孟加拉语)发表过好多文章。

He is also the first Indian journalist to visit & report from the earliest COVID-19 epicentre of Wuhan after the 76-day lockdown was lifted. As a multi-lingual guest reporter/expert on COVID-19 outbreak in China he has appeared on Germany’s DW News & Bild TV and several leading Indian news channels – Doordarshan News, Times Now, India Today, Republic TV, CNNNews18, WION, Mirror Now, ET Now, India Ahead, Aaj Tak, ABP News, TV9 Bharatvarsh, ABP Ananda & Odisha TV. He has also been regularly writing for China’s, UAE-based Khaleej Times, Australia-based SBS, Russia’s Sputnik International, and various English and vernacular Indian publications/websites like The Times of India, The Telegraph, Outlook, DailyO, Outlook Traveller, Mid-Day, Mumbai Mirror, GoNews24x7, Patrika (Hindi), Anandabazar Patrika (Bengali), Ei Samay (Bengali) & Ebela (Bengali) on a vast range of topics. He also periodically producing a series of international affairs-focused podcasts, inviting scholars from the US, UK, India & China for various Think Tanks and international institutions.

解城后的76天,他还到了疫情中心武汉,成为从武汉报道的第一位印度记者。作为一名会讲多语言的客座记者/专家,他曾出现在德国DW新闻和Bild电视台以及印度多家主要新闻频道–-Doordarshan News,Times Now,今日印度,Republic TV,CNNNews18,WION,Mirror现在,现在的ET,印度的未来,Aaj Tak,ABP新闻,TV9 Bharatvarsh,ABP Ananda 和Odisha电视等。他还经常为中国的,阿联酋的Khaleej Times,澳大利亚的SBS,俄罗斯的Sputnik International以及各种英语和印地语报纸和新闻网站(例如《印度时报》,《电讯报》,《 Outlook》,《 DailyO》,《 Outlook》)撰写文章。 在著名杂志比如Traveller,Mid-day,孟买镜,GoNews24x7,Patrika(印地语),Anandabazar Patrika(孟加拉语),Ei Samay(孟加拉语)和Ebela(孟加拉语)等也发表了好多文章。他还定期制作一系列针对国际事务的播客,经常邀请来自美国,英国,印度和中国的学者一起讨论重要问题。

Suvam was raised in Santiniketan in West Bengal, India, and studied from Visva Bharati, a global university founded by Asia’s first-ever Nobel laureate and world-renowned author Rabindranath Tagore. He also pursued his journalism degree from India’s premier media-learning centre, the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) in Delhi. He has recently undertaken an independent project of making a documentary on Late Prof Tan Yun-shan and his son, Prof Tan Chung, and how they built a strong bridge of partnership between China and India for many decades. He has also been delivering talks on Tagore and his global perspective at different institutions and organizations in India and China.


As an intrepid traveler, Suvam has crisscrossed many territories and countries, including India, China, South Africa, Australia, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, Finland, Norway, Estonia, The UAE, Thailand, Kazakhstan, The Philippines, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), Hong Kong SAR & Macao SAR, and has been to some of the most unique destinations such as Mount Everest North Base Camp in Tibet, China, Panmunjom in DMZ in South Korea, the Great Barrier Reef & Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Australia, Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Hiroshima & Nagasaki in Japan and Kruger National Park in South Africa. He has also visited both the eastern and western ends of the Great Wall at Laolongtou (Shanhaiguan) and Jiayuguan respectively.