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Career Objective:

Experienced editor and reporting professional with strong background in journalism. Adept at doing extensive research and sound knowledge of news generation and presentation. Ability to keep the reader/viewer engaged by using strong content, and excellent conversational skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Adept at covering live events by writing factual, balanced stories, and submitting article within set deadlines

  • Expertise in creating effective content to captivate audience, and boost ratings for the company

  • Capable of devising strategies to increase digital audience for the state coverage news, and boosting TRP’s for the show

  • Hands-on experience in editing and reporting trending news in the local editorials, newspapers, or magazines

  • In-depth information on writing different styles of effective literature that sells using appropriate technology

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite, and good presentation skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Work Experience:

Bureau Chief

Hikari Productions, Boston, MA

January 2017 – Present

  • Working closely with directors, and editorial team to plan schedules, and develop outstanding content for print as well as digital media

  • Managing company’s social media pages, and updating about exclusive media shows like guest interviews through Twitter

  • Writing compelling headlines, attractive captions, and other accompanying texts to ensure the shows have maximum impact and viewership

  • Analyzing current trends, and identifying unique topics to present in the show ranging from rapid news, investigative journalism, and long form narrative stories thus increasing company revenue by $34M in 6 months

  • Finalizing the budget for reporting staff to conduct live shows in distant places, and overseeing team performance to prepare quarterly appraisal reports

  • Performing editing duties, and investigating news before airing the final reports

Assistant Editor

Tribune Media Publications Pvt. Ltd., Boston, MA

September 2014 – December 2016

  • Handed over peer reviewed topics, and supporting material to the production team to ensure on schedule publication of the articles in reputed magazines

  • Coordinated publication of content across the newsroom to make sure the workflow is highly efficient, and avoided delay in the processes by 65%

  • Initiated the use of Google spreadsheet for frequently updating project files, records, and maintained track of progress reports

  • Assisted with the editorial workload by doing pre-production, and post-production duties for animated series under the supervision of chief editor

  • Helped copy desk for template materials by providing graphs, charts, videos or images for better understanding of the readers

  • Maintained production deadlines, and updated chief editor about issues along with possible solutions

TV Reporter

Boston Morning News, Boston, MA

March 2012 – August 2014

  • Gathered and verified factual information by doing extensive research, and observation before presenting it in an episode

  • Demonstrated compelling storytelling style, and increased customer engagement to the channel’s show by boosting rating by 31% in 4 months

  • Participated in editorial process to finalize the story’s pitch, and mass appeal to provide unique and attractive information to the observers

  • Produced content for multiple platforms like local newspaper, television shows, internet and managed social media pages of the multimedia company

  • Conducted live interviews of eminent personalities by doing thorough research about their field, and wrote accurate scripts to meet tight deadlines

  • Scheduled and planned calendar events to shoot extra episodes for expected news to become the prime channel in broadcasting exclusive events

Journalist

The Boston Globe, Boston, MA

June 2010 – February 2012

  • Arranged interviews of eminent personalities from various fields, and fetched maximum advertising contracts

  • Reported weekly columns in the local newspaper by describing the background of the event in full details

  • Coordinated with the editorial and graphics team to create high-level content for the trending news in minimum time to upload it on company website

  • Reviewed and evaluated the taken notes from live locations to isolate pertinent facts and quantitative details for conveying precise information to readers

  • Discussed issues with editors, manager,s and pitched inclusion of inspiring stories in the weekly magazine to increase the client base across all age groups

  • Checked and researched old books, scientific papers, permitted files, and public records to collect sufficient and valid information

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Journalism

    Boston University, Boston, MA

    2010

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication

    University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

    2008

Reference:

On request.

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