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Arkapravo Das | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 14, 2013

Arkapravo Das

Journalist; editor; author; great English skills
   India
  |   Kolkata, West Bengal

Overview

I have been a print media journalist for the past 13 years with some of the best known publications in India, with writing and reporting stories on socio-cultural issues as my forte. A post-graduate in English Literature, I was shortlisted for the Charles Wallace Scholarship, UK, in creative writing in 2010. I have been primarily working as a consultant and freelance writer for international publications like National Geographic Traveller, Rolling Stone and DRUM! magazine since April 2013. Language happens to be my biggest strength; both in...

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Music and lifestyle writing
Cultural journalism
Music journalism
Visualizer

Service Description

In my experience in journalism to content to advertising copy, I have always offered great language: stuff that works.
I work in a range of styles; from snappy short pieces, single-line ad copy to long features.
I am also a trained artist and have considerable visualisation skills that I have put to use in freelance work, designing books and brochures.

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Employment

National Geographic Traveller India
Consultant writer
2013 - Present
The Bengal Post
Deputy Chief Reporter
2012 - 2013
Avantika
Associate Editor
2012 - 2012
The Telegraph
Assistant Editor
2006 - 2011
The Times of India
Deputy Chief Sub-Editor
2004 - 2006
Hindustan Times
Senior Sub Editor; Senior Reporter
2000 - 2004
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Journalism; content; advertising; web content; music; author; culture; art
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