Dr. Vaidehi Taman is an Investigative Journalist, Editor, Ethical Hacker, Philanthropist, and an Author. She is Group Editor of Newsmakers Broadcasting and Communications Pvt. Ltd. Since 10 years, which features an English daily tabloid – Afternoon Voice, a Marathi web portal – Mumbai Manoos, monthly magazines like Hackers5, Beyond the news (international) and Maritime Bridges. She is also an EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Security Analyst and is also a Licensed Penetration Tester which she caters for her sister-concern Kaizen-India Infosec Solutions Pvt. Ltd.After a long stint in journalistic career pursuits in early 2000, she decided to start her own publication and this was a turning point in her life. She was already a freelance reporter to West Side Plus (Times of India), Mumbai Sandhya Group of Publications, and Sunday Observer. Before joining Afternoon DC, she was writing for Free Press Journal. She began her carrier with 'In Times News' as a crime correspondent. Here she was introduced to new gametes of visual media. She learnt compilation of news & visuals, scripting, language, timing and video editing. This was like an institution for young journalists. she worked with various reputed news channels but always wanted to learn more. She joined 'Digital Academy' to acquire proper training in video editing, dubbing, cinematography techniques, etc. Later, she produced, directed & edited over fifty documentaries under the Newsmakers banner and for many other leading channels. As she remembers, her first corporate film was for 'MHADA' about SRA scheme which gave her recognition.
Miscellaneous: Books Authored Kurukshetra Bhartayan Sheriff of Mumbai Slavery of Small Hands The Abused Hidutva v/s. Buddism Cyber Terror
Awards: Best Editor - NAI Award Best Journalist - Dadasaheb Phalke Award Pratibha Sanman Award – Bhartiya Samaj Vikas Academy Best NGO – Maharashtra Human Rights Commission Eminent Writer – Writers Guild (Lucknow) Trans Asian Chambers– Pillar of Hindustani Society Nightingale – Tagore Academy
Education & Qualifications: Certified Ethical Hacking (EC Council) Ec-Council Security Analyst Licensed Penetration Tester MBA in Human Resources (Pune) Bacherlors in Law (Bom)
T.V Serials: "Chohti Si BaatNanhonKeSaath" – Aastha "Health Flash" – Care TV "Public Hain Sub JantiHain"- SN TV "Panchnama" – SONY "Astro Medicine" – Care TV "Science for Everyone" – Jigyasa "Manthan" - Care TV
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