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Pratiksha M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 15, 2011

Pratiksha M.

Adept at turning Mundane Copy into an Engaging One
   India
  |   Mumbai, Maharashtra
  |  9:27 am Local Time

Overview

Enthusiastic and articulate Communications Professional with extensive experience in entertainment and lifestyle writing. Well-versed in television and online media. Exceptional at turning a mundane piece into an immensely readable one: script, review or brochure.
My experience as a television journalist and marketing manager allow me to rewrite complicated literature into easy reading material.
I enjoy working on projects that aim to be interesting and to simplify topics for the target audience.
My exposure to the written word includes...

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Portfolio

Film Review
Hindi Film Review
Hindi Film Review
Quick take for an online portal
Hindi Film Review for a Web Portal
Film review
Quick Review for a Web Portal
A presentation for a History graduate class
An academic paper for a final year mass communication project
Hindi Play Review
The first article published in my blog on Hindi film marketing.
http://yourbumtheirseat.blogspot.com/

Skills (5)

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Report Writing Test
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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing Skills Test
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Service Description

Writing and Content Creation

Listed below are the projects that I have lent my writing to:

TELEVISION WRITING

E Turn, Bloomberg UTV [14 episodes]
Weekly, half-hour on the business of entertainment.

Smart Money, Bloomberg UTV [18 episodes]
• Weekly, half-hour on personal finance

I Will Survive, Bloomberg UTV
• A news documentary on women beating the odds of city life

Behind the Wicket, Bloomberg UTV [40 episodes]
• A daily segment on the business of IPL

Women’s Day Budget Special, Bloomberg UTV
• A feature on helping three women with different lifestyle achieves their goals through financial planning.

All For A Song, Bloomberg UTV
• An in-depth feature on the Hindi film music industry

Friday Fortunes, Bloomberg UTV
• An innovative take on box-office collections and trends in pan-India Hindi movie viewing habits.

Bollywood Bistro, Zee Trendz [2 episodes]
• Year ender episodes on Bollywood, presented ‘bistro’ style.

Cannes Special, Times Now
• 2 half-hour special shows on the Cannes Film Festival which covered both the glamour and the business aspects at Cannes

WEBSITE WRITING

Travel XP, Website (2010)
• Travel experiences that strayed off the beaten path




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Employment

Nine Winds Media and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd
Manager - Client Servicing
2010 - 2011
My key Responsibility Areas included: 1) Assessing client's marketing needs, budgeting and executing media plans 2) Managing relations with clients like Cinergy Productions, Cineraas Prodns. &...
UTV News Ltd
Associate Producer
2008 - 2009
My Key Responsibilities were: 1) Hosting and producing a weekly entertainment-news based show called 'E Turn' 2) Tracking the media and entertainment sector, reviewing films and providing content...
Times Global Broadcasting Corporation Ltd.
Reporter
2006 - 2007
Key Responsibilities - Conceptualizing and co-producing daily, entertainment-based news show 'E Now' - Entertainment news coverage for daily news bulletins - Film artiste co-ordination for news...
Star News
Editorial Trainee
2006 - 2006
Key Responsibilities - Covering entertainment events & reportage of cinema-related stories. - Assisting in the production of daily, entertainment show 'Khabar Filmi Hain'. - Contributing to daily...

Education

St. Xavier's College
Bachelor of Arts (History Major)
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National Institute of Event Management
Diploma in Event Management
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Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication
Post Graudate Diploma in Mass Communication
2004 - 2006
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