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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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Skills (9)

Tested
Editing
Journalism Writing
Content Writing
Content Moderation
Music and lifestyle writing
Cultural journalism
Music journalism
Advertising
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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