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ARVIND RAWAT

Contact: 999999999 | E-Mail: [email protected]


An Accomplished Professional - Editing

Skilled in performing variety of editorial duties, such as laying out, indexing, and revising content of written materials, in preparation for final publication


PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Extensive experience of XX years in providing guidelines to authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts; providing a clear statement of the journal’s policies on authorship criteria; treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
  • Skilled in establishing and defining policies on conflicts of interest for all involved in the publication process, including editors, staff (e.g., editorial and sales), authors, and reviewers; protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work; establishing a system for effective and rapid peer review
  • Deft in making editorial decisions with reasonable speed and communicating them in a clear and constructive manner; being vigilant in avoiding the possibility of editors and/or referees delaying a manuscript for suspect reasons
  • Adept in ensuring that content meets the company or client's needs, and follows our in-house style guide; organizing, modifying and updating existing content; verifying content and information; coming-up with fresh, creative content ideas, keeping our audience in mind

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since MM YY | XYZ Ltd, Delhi | Editor
Key Result Areas:
  • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax
  • Allocate print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance, using knowledge of layout principles
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements; verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by composing room prior to publication production
  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal
  • Oversee publication production, including artwork, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements
  • Confer with management and editorial staff members regarding placement and emphasis of developing news stories; assign topics, events and stories to individual writers or reporters for coverage
  • Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, or publication
  • Monitor news-gathering operations to ensure utilization of all news sources, such as press releases, telephone contacts, radio, television, wire services, and other reporters
  • Meet frequently with artists, typesetters, layout personnel, marketing directors, and production managers to discuss projects and resolve problems
  • Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors
  • Make manuscript acceptance or revision recommendations to the publisher
  • Select local, state, national, and international news items received from wire services, based on assessment of items' significance and interest value
  • Interview and hire writers and reporters or negotiate contracts, royalties, and payments for authors or freelancers; arrange for copyright permissions
  • Direct the policies and departments of newspapers, magazines and other publishing establishments
  • Read material to determine index items and arrange them alphabetically or topically, indicating page or chapter location
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????
MM YY – MM YY | ABCD Ltd, Delhi | Editor
Key Result Areas:
  • Coordinated online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas
  • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggested stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
  • Oversaw layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
  • Recruited and managed writers and reporters
  • Cooperated and liaised with designers, photographers, advertising reps, writers, artists etc
  • Complied with media law and ethical guidelines; met deadlines and budget requirements
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????

EDUCATION

YYYY Master of Arts in Journalism from ABC College, Delhi
YYYY Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from ABC College, Delhi

TECHNICAL PURVIEW

  • MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Internet Applications

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 01st October 1981 | Languages Known: English & Hindi

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