Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Sub-editor, The Telegraph

ABP Pvt Ltd

My functions at The Telegraph include editing copies, designing and laying out pages on Quark Express and coordinating with correspondents across the country. I am part of the team that brings out the Bengal page, for which I coordinate with the bureau and district reporters.

Oct 2008 - Nov 2008

Intern

New Delhi Television Ltd

As an intern in the Kolkata bureau of NDTV, I was placed under the tutelage of Monideepa Banerjie, Editor, Eastern Region. My training modules included script-writing, camera work and editing assignments.

Education

Education

BA(Hons)

Jadavpur University

Achieved a 9.4 GPA in honours subjects. Subjects included German and math

Skills

Skills

Page and graphic designing

This skill determines how a page looks

Page making

Page making involves using software like Quark Xpress to create a news page

Copy editing

The skill involves working with reporters and crafting their copies, and coming up with attractive headlines

Summary

I am working at The Telegraph as a sub-editor. The job requires skills including page-making, copy-editing and proof-reading.I have worked as an intern with New Delhi Television Ltd. My training is in print and online journalism. Therefore, my background places me uniquely with groundings in three major media.I wish to operate independently after acquiring a degree of professional expertise from a reputed organisation.

Objective

My objective is to gain skills to become a moving force for my company's growth

Interest

I have won several quiz contests. I was an member of the students' union at Jadavpur University as a class representative. I write on a blog and have an impressive collection of books