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  • A talented and immensely creative journalist with a commitment to high-quality research and writing Dedication to sound investigative research methods and a strong desire to know the truth of the matter; excellent reporting and interviewing skills and award-winning writing techniques, Exceptional experience writing and reporting across a variety of platforms, including print, television, and online social media
  • Extensive experience of XX years in receiving assignments for stories, evaluating leads and pitching compelling story ideas to editors, revising and editing work for editorial approval, and collaborating with other reporters, editors, and production staff
  •  Skilled in gathering information for newsworthy stories through observation, interviews, investigation, and research; building a network of sources for interviews and developing relationships within the community
  •  Instrumental in analyzing facts and information and determining the most effective way to tell the story; organizing details to create the most impactful stories for the given medium; attending and reporting on events such as artistic, political, or social functions as well as sporting events
  •  Strong journalistic integrity; very proficient with all word processing programs and platforms; building long-term relationships with sources for use in future stories; engaging in customer service with clients and content creators
  •  Ability to find, source, and verify original content; an excellent portfolio of published articles; hands-on experience in writing and editing; passion about writing and creating interesting stories; strong knowledge of media processes
  •  Excellent communication and research skills; charismatic and magnetic personality; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; good time-management skills; great interpersonal and communication skills


Journalism, Master of Mass Communications, Graduated, 2010-07-01

Amity University

Marks 70,

Greater Noida, UP

Work Experience

2018-04-01 - Current

Journalist / Reporter

The Retail Jeweller India Magazine

Greater Noida, UP
  •  Interview people in a range of different circumstances
  •  Build contacts in many areas to maintain a flow of news, such as with the police and emergency services, local council, community groups, health trusts, press officers from a variety of organizations, and the general public
  •  Seek out and investigate stories via your contacts, press releases, and other media
  •  Attend press conferences and ask questions; attend a range of events, such as council meetings, magistrates' court proceedings, football matches, talent contests, etc.
  •  Answer the phones on the news desk and react to breaking news stories
  •  Work closely with the news team, photographers, and editors
  •  Record interviews and meetings using shorthand or technical equipment
  •  Produce concise and accurate copy according to the newspaper's house style and to strict deadlines - daily newspapers may have several each day
  •  Write shorter, 'filler' stories to entertain, and research and write longer feature articles, sometimes for subsidiary publications and supplements
  •  Create and upload news content for the newspaper website


2010-09-01 - 2014-08-01

News Writer / Reporter / Correspondent (In-Office)

Lehren Networks

Mumbai, MH
  • Conducted research to uncover interesting and significant news
  • Gathered, corroborated, and interpreted data
  • Interviewed key persons (witnesses, sources, etc.) to obtain more information
  • Used findings to construct a well-written article; retained awareness of the readers’ point of view
  • Obtained first-hand information by being present in happenings
  • Received assignments or investigate news leads/tips
  • Complied with the moral code of the profession; maintained notes and audio recordings
  • Partnered with other journalists, editors, producers, etc.
  • Established contacts and sources for use in future research
  • Kept abreast of developments by studying papers, attending events, etc.


  • News Stories
  • Multimedia
  • Story Development
  • Local Community
  • Edit Video
  • Local News
  • Develop Story Ideas
  • Facebook
  • Photography
  • Twitter
  • News Coverage
  • Writing Articles
  • News Reports
  • Editorial Style
  • Social Media Sites
  • Newsgathering
  • Web Site
  • Conduct Interviews
  • Feature Stories
  • Event Coverage
  • Adobe Premiere
  • News Content
  • Investigative Journalism
  • News Articles
  • Local Stories
  • News Events
  • Community Events
  • Press Releases


  • Hindi
  • English

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