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Chittaranjan De Silva | Elance
 
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Chittaranjan De Silva

Journalist / Editor and Manager
   Sri Lanka
  |   Hendela, WP

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JOURNALISM, MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Energetic, Result oriented professional in Journalism, Management and Business Development. My career path has been diverse, challenging and very interesting. It began as a journalist and then transitioned to management and business development. I have held managerial positions in several leading organizations. Talented writer with over 10 + years of hands on experience; Have written extensively for national newspapers and leading magazines covering areas such as Economics, Business, Finance,...

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MEDIA SERVICES LTD. (LMD) 2006- 2007

Media Services is a leading media house in Sri Lanka which publishes the LMD business and leisure magazine (www.lmd.lk) and produces the business TV program BENCHMARK.

Editorial Services Manager

• Editing and writing articles for the LMD magazine, whilst doing the necessary research.
• Planning and managing operations of the company. Initiated human resource development initiatives of the company.
• Led the main marketing thrusts of the company, which enabled to attract more advertisements from leading companies in Sri Lanka. Was a member of the Junior Management Team.



ECONOMIC REFORMS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT (ERTAP)
2005 – 2006


Economic Reforms Technical Assistance Project (ERTAP) was a World Bank funded Communication Project launched by the then government of Sri Lanka to assist the country to communicate about its reforms to the country’s masses.

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Advised ERTAP on strategies that could be adopted when disseminating economic information to people living below the poverty line in Sri Lanka.
Conducted studies and wrote reports about the country’s economic issues, especially with regard to the productivity/efficiency of the state’s Power and Energy and Banking sectors.
Under ERTAP, I worked for the Strategic Enterprise Management Agency (SEMA), which was a state agency involved in formulating strategies to improve the efficiency of the country’s state sector; and the...

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Employment

Upali Newspapers Limited
Journalist / Business Editor
1998 - 2001
The Island’ (www.island.lk) is a national newspaper, which is published by Upali Newspapers limited. It is one of the oldest newspapers (about 30 years) in Sri Lanka and styles itself to be...

Education

University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Master of Business Administration
2003 - 2005
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Bachelor of Science
1992 - 1995
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