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Pranav Dixit

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New Delhi, sadly
Freelance Reporter — BuzzFeed, Freelance
Covers:  pop culture, technology, lifestyle, apple, smartphones, social media, microsoft, apps

@BuzzFeedNews reporter in India covering tech for humans. Professional millennial | Bylines: @Gizmodo @WIRED, @FastCompany @httweets | NYU | PGP: DM.

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Biography

Pranav Dixit has written about everything from megalomanic Bollywood stars to Mughal history as a reporter in New Delhi. But secretly, he has always wanted to cover technology.

He is currently an Editorial Fellow at WIRED magazine and has written for Fast Company and Brunch, the Hindustan Times ...

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RT @nkulw: WhatsApp is like oxygen to Brazilians - 120 million people use it regularly (of 210m total). and here’s something i… https://t.co/stUM7AchHN
Incredible to see that the White F-ing House is now basically a reality TV show. I’m so wholly unprepared for 2018.  https://twitter.com/jeremymbarr/status/953698912568737793 
Incredible to see that the White F-ing House is now basically a reality TV who. I’m so wholly unprepared for 2018.  https://twitter.com/jeremymbarr/status/953698912568737793 
RT @raju: Up to 80% of The Awl and The Hairpin Revenue Came From Programmatic Advertising—the toughest corner of the increasi… https://t.co/Qve2WxhGvH
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I freelanced for a while at The Maharashtra Herald (now the Sakal Times) in my hometown of Pune, India, when I was getting B.A. in English.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Rita Skeeter. No, really.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Twitter is best. Email is good too. Or use the MuckRack pitch form. Do. Not. Message. Me. On. Facebook.