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About Me


  • 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 develop relationships within the community
  •  Instrumental in analyzing facts and information and determine 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; 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 thinker and problem-solving skills; good time-management skills; great interpersonal and communication skills


Journalism, Master of Mass Communications, Graduated, July 2017

abc college

cbseMarks 70%

greater noida, Uttar Pradesh

Work Experience

April 2016 - April 2018



greater noida, Uttar Pradesh

Key Result Areas:

  •  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 investigating stories via your contacts, press releases and other media
  •  Attend press conferences and asking 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 reacting 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 researching and writing longer feature articles, sometimes for subsidiary publications and supplements
  •  Create and upload news content for the newspaper website

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????



  • English

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