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Objective

To achieve high career growth through continuous learning process & by keeping myself dynamic, visionary & competitive with the changing scenario of Industry for becoming a successful Journalist.

Interest

Net Surfing, Reading, Traveling, Meeting people of various Interests, Taking part in Adventurous activities.

Experience Summary

  • Presently working with Daink Jagran, as an Chief SubEditor in Noida. Morning Shift Incharge of Central Desk.  Here I am responsible for content selection to finalization of News.
  • Monitored newswire for national ground-breaking stories and developed local angles.
  • Worked with Daily News Activist newspaper, Lucknow.
  • Well versed in copyediting, transcription/editing of interviews, and proofreading, worked as In-Charge Jagran City (four page city based supplement of Dainik Jagran).
  • Strong technical command of the Software used in print media; familiarity with virtually all writing styles; serious commitment to excellence in the printed and published word.
  • Competent researcher, interviewer, reporter and proven track record for leading the team of Jagran City.
  • During my tenure at Dainik Jagran, Luckow, I have given this opportunity to be one of the members of Core Team, which is responsible for daily newspaper analysis and also the responsibility to foster the readership and circulation of newspaper.
  • Also coordinated from Lucknow to Noida office 2002 Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha election results for online publication and updation on Jagran’s Website.
  • Also worked for www.upportal.com, where I was responsible for news section as well as content for other sections of this portal.
  • Organize various promotional events while working with UP Portal Dot Com.

Projects Undertaken

  • Selection of Newspaper by Muslim Community during Industrial Trainee of PGDBA.
  • Handled the program of pre-launch operations of a dummy T.V. channel as a part of curricular activity called “MARWAR”.
  • Comprehensive & comparative study of major brands of Newspaper and analysis of customer satisfaction for Dainik Jagran in Lucknow during March & April 2003.
  • Project "Comparative study of Advertisement in Print Media & Electronic Media" was made during Master of Journalism & Mass Communication.
  • Project "Public Relations in State Bank of India" was performed during Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relation & Advertising.
  • Project "Company Profile of Dainik Jagran" was made during Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

Achievements

  • Selected for BBC training, which was conducted in New Delhi.
  • The final project report of PGDBA was implemented in the Dainik Jagran & I got highest marks in this project in my Institute. The Topic of the Project was “Selection of Newspaper by Muslim Community”.
  • Started various columns in Desh Videsh (International Page), Jagran City, Shahar Apna Shahar which was appreciated by readers.
  • Head of the core group which gives suggestion for the betterment of newspaper.
  • Written various special reports for newspaper as well as for the supplement Shaher apna Shaher.
  • Written Scripts for various plays during college period for plays performed on various occasions like Annual Function, Republic Day Function, Independence Day Function, Children's Day, Teacher's Day etc.
  • Covered and Compiled Audio Visual News story as Project Work for Master of Journalism and Mass Communication from University of Lucknow.

Skills

Outlook Express (E-Mail Client)
Quark Xpress
Microsoft Office

Work History

Jul 2009Present

Chief Sub Editor

Dainik Jagran
Aug 2007Jun 2009

Sr. Sub Editor

Daily News Activist

In-Charge – City Desk at Head Office, Daily News Activist, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

  • From Editing uptill finalization of pages for final printing.
  • Also responsible for all Feature Editions.
Feb 2006Jul 2007

Manager - Media and Public Relations

Naitik Vikas Sangathan

NVS is lucknow based NGO working especially for Senior Citizens.

Nov 2001Jan 2006

Sub Editor

Dainik Jagran

In-Charge – Jagran City, Dainik Jagran, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

  • Edit, rewrite, and proofread all articles for Jagran City, four page city based supplement of Dainik Jagran newspaper. This publication has been designed to bridge the gap between upper/creamy layer of society and the rest of the sections of society.
  • Had done so many One-to-One Interview ranging from celebrities, bureaucrats to various top-notch professionals.
  • Assist with content ideas, copy-writing and complete layout of Jagran City.

News Desk – Dainik Jagran, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

  • Here I was responsible from content selection uptill finalization of page layout of INTERNATIONAL page.
  • Monitored newswire for national ground-breaking stories and developed local angles.
  • Accompanied reporters on assignments.
  • Designed few columns to enrich the International page.
  • Envisaged, Designed, and Developed special package and write-ups on various events, occasions and social issues like ‘150 years of postal services’, ‘Lucknow Mahotsav’ etc.
  • Handled/operated few equipments and software (Quark Xpress, Script Editor, JagInfo – Communication Software, Outlook Express, MS Office etc.).

Reporting – Dainik Jagran, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

  • Authored several articles and covered a variety of writing assignments assigned directly by Resident Editor.
  • Additionally assisted with editorial functions including final editing, selection of Photographs.
  • Also coordinated successfully with Graphics Division to enrich the story.

Worked on special stories on occasions like Republic Day, Independence Day, International Day for Elderly, Teacher’s Day, Children’s Day, Holi, Deepawali, Eid, Christmas etc.

Education

Jul 2002Apr 2004

Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

International Institute for Special Education
Jul 1999Jun 2000

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations and Advertising

Lucknow University
Jul 1993Jun 1996

Bachelor of Science

Mahila Degree College (Lucknow University)

Certifications

"C"

National Cadet Corps