Content Writer, Editor, Translator with 20 years experience
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Hello, I am a professionally mature Writer, Editor, Translator, Video subtitle-editor and Content professional having experience of researching, editing, writing, translations and rewriting articles (News, Health, Business, Finance, Education, General Technical, Insurance, Lifestyle, General articles, etc) both for the digital and print medium for over 20 years at leading Indian newspapers Hindustan Times and Free Press and for various agencies and publishers on a freelance basis . Having worked as a part-time freelancer for over 15 years, I am now a full-time Writer, Editor, Translator and Video subtitle-editor and would like to establish a long-term professional relationship with your organization. Translation language pairs Hindi – English English – Hindi Have translated subtitles for some episodes of series ‘Justified” on Sony TV. Was associated with Career Selection, a Career magazine published from Bhopal for 10 years as a writer/translator and for a publication in Indore, specializing in guides and competitive exam books for 15 years. Have worked as News team and Content Lead comprising text, video and audio editors at India’s leading telecom company Reliance Communications at Navi Mumbai.
Freelance Content Writer, Re-writer, Editor and Translator
2017 - Present
Working with a number of companies and e-marketplaces as a Content Writer/ Editor/Translator and Video subtitle translator. Engaged in writing top-notch text in: SOP, Marketing and HR Management, News, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Finance, Technical, Sports, Education, Parenting and Tourism, Web Content including landing pages etc. Also involved in translation work from Hindi to English and vice versa.
Head News and Perishable Content
2006 - 2017
Last designation was Head Perishable Content – (Responsible for Text Content services – Promotional text, In-house content, News etc). Managing the overall function of a team of 27 text, video and audio editors; playing a pivotal role in mining, distributing and editing of content, content analysis, writing and rewriting of static and perishable content including news and non-news content, promotional text etc as pr the needs of business or other stake holders; work allocation, task delegation and prioritization.
Senior Copy Editor
2000 - 2006
Crafting compelling line-ups and packages of breaking news and feature stories across a variety of news categories. Handled the Raipur edition/ Indore Live. Liaised with journalists and in-house reporters and proofread editorial copies against house style and checked grammar and spelling. Monitored published items to ensure they are of the highest quality for agreed specification. Edited and rewrote articles, notes, or comments and assigned work to Editors.
The Garha Chronicle
1993 - 2000
Selected, prioritized checked and packaged news content to be included in the front, city, magazine section and sports pages of the newspaper. Played instrumental part in conception of features section of the newspaper. Handled the entire spectrum of activities including liaising with various feature agencies and local contributors to ensure regular flow of feature items.
HINDUSTAN MOTORS LTD
Junior Supervisor (HRD)
1991 - 1993
All HR related work including training, welfare activities, recruitment, absorption and employee counselling.
NATIONAL INSURANCE CO. LTD
1991 - 1991
Insurance related work
Trainee Sub Editor
1988 - 1989