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Shalini Rai | Elance
 
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Shalini Rai

Expert Editor/Writer/Re-writer
   India
  |   Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $14

Navigating the labyrinth of words is not easy. Sifting,selecting and treating words expertly comes only through diligence and from experience. Over 8 years of editing and re-writing, I have authored more than 400 articles, including columns and editorials in national newspapers and newsmagazines in India.
My work scores high on lucidity, accuracy and brevity; my strengths are the best standards in editing/writing/re-writing and timely completion of assignments.

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Portfolio

An original news article about the Sepoy Mutiny in Sehore, Madhya Pradesh (in Central...
A satire/commentary on the differential treatment accorded to women journalists and...

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Employment

Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Senior Copy Editor
2010 - 2011
As part of the Metro -- New Delhi City news -- desk, my responsibilities included: • Handling special pages e.g. Delhi First, highlighting issues of local importance • Editing and rewriting special...
The Indian Express, Pune
Senior Staff Writer-cum-Senior Sub-Editor
2008 - 2009
My responsibilities and achievements included: Covering features for Pune edition of The Indian Express • Attending press conferences on food, fashion, arts, music, theatre • Writing stories...
Daily News and Analysis (DNA), Pune
Staff Writer
2007 - 2008
During my tenure at the DNA, Pune, I was part of/ I covered/wrote: • Part of launch team of DNA’s Pune edition • Covered business stories, attended business press conferences • Wrote features for...
Maharashtra Herald, Pune
Staff Writer-cum-Sub-Editor
2006 - 2007
My responsibilities at the Maharashtra Herald included: • Writing feature stories • Editing feature copies • Contributing to the Op-Ed page • Writing several cover stories for Sunday edition •...
Hindustan Times, Bhopal
Feature Writer cum Sub-Editor
2005 - 2005
As part of the Features Team, I wrote Feature Stories and edited articles

Education

Hamidia College, Barkatullah University, Bhopal
Master of Arts in History (European, Modern India)
2001 - 2003
All India Institute of Management Studies, Chennai
Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication
1999 - 2001
Fergusson College, Pune Univ
Bachelor of Arts (History, Geography, Psychology)
1998 - 2000
J Rathi Vocational Guidance & Training Institute
Diploma in Geopolitics & International Relations
1997 - 1998
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