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I'm an award winning poet, novelist and free lance writer who has worked in journalism, advertising, television and book publishing for almost three decades, writing on a variety of topics in a variety of styles.
From celebrating the simple joys of kite flying to a technical piece on the...
I'm one of those lucky few who, at age nineteen, had their very first submitted article published in a major national daily.
I should also add that many of my further, enthusiastic contributions were returned with a curt "The Editor Regrets..." note.
This only emphasizes the fact that being a good writer does not simply mean having the ability to string words and sentences together. More importantly, itís about knowing what the reader/client wants and delivering it in an interesting, logical, comprehensive and persuasive manner .
Below is a brief overview of my writing background.
With the publication of my first article ('City With Mystic Air', The Hindu, June 10 1979), and on the strength of it, I was admitted to the one year Post Graduate Diploma course in Journalism of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi, Kerala, India - while I was still studying privately for my graduation!
Soon I was publishing interview, profile, travel and assorted articles in various newspapers and journals (see portfolio for a sample). One of these articles ('Kurisimala Ashram: The Twain Shall Meet' February 10, 1987) published in The Statesman, New Delhi, earned me a stringerís (part-timer) job as legal correspondent for the newspaper. This gave me a good grounding in covering a daily reporterís beat and in working to often short deadlines. Apart from this, I was allowed to write on any topic of my choice subject to my editorís prior approval.
The highlight of my little over a...
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Electronic Multi Media Research Center, Calicut
Freelance English Commentator
1993 - Present
Since 1994, I have been regularly voicing over English educational television programmes and features produced by the Electronic Multi Media Research Center of the University of Calicut, Kerala,...
Doordarshan (TVM), Prasar Bharathi, India
Eng. commentator, scriptwriter, producer, presente
1983 - 1997
Free lanced as English voice over artist, scriptwriter and program presenter for the government run national television network, Doordarshan between 1983 and 1997.
The relevant work Certificate...
Center Magazine, New Delhi
1987 - 1988
Worked as Correspondent at Center magazine, New Delhi, a city based monthly periodical. My work here was broader in scope than at The Statesman and covered reporting on politics, society, and the...
The Statesman, New Delhi
1986 - 1987
I was a stringer on a monthly retainer for a year at one of India's oldest and most respected English language newspapers, The Statesman, New Delhi. Apart from my daily beat of the law courts, I...