Reporter Resume

Sanjay Sinha
Email –
Mobile No.-
Location –


Deccan Chronicle, Bengaluru — (Sr Sub-Editor & Writer in Sports since June 2012)
Responsibilities: Reporting on sporting events, editing stories and making pages.

Deccan Chronicle, Chennai — (Sr Sub-Editor & Writer February 2011-June 2012)
Responsibilities: Ensure that all writing on the site is error-free, compelling and creates impulse. Groom new hands, mentor juniors and review their copies before it goes live on the Web.

Rewrite stories as and when required. Cover sporting events online and handle live blog. Manage the social media accounts of the website.
Achievements: Covered IPL-4 and 2011 World Cup Cricket online.

Oman Tribune, Muscat — (Sub-Editor Sports & Business, March 2009-December 2010)
Responsibilities: Ensured that the end copy matched the overall house style and desired tone of the publication. Made pages which included three business pages and one sports page.
Achievements: My team won the Ministry of Sports Affairs and Chairman’s appreciation and cash award for the best coverage of 2010 FIFA Football World Cup and 2010 Asian Beach Games held in


Yahoo Software India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore — (Content Editor, 2007-2009)
Responsibilities: Worked closely in a team environment to provide development advice and implementation guidelines to advertisers, which included finding new keywords, developing and/or

improving ad copy, and structuring accounts.
Achievements: I was made a Subject Matter Expert (SME) which allowed me to meet process related issues on the floor before they were flagged and sent to the US team. Mentored newbies before

they hit the live dock.

The New Indian Express, Chennai — (Sports Reporter, 2007)
Responsibilities: I wrote stories relating to all aspects of sports from professional level to local sporting events. Also helped the desk in making pages.
Achievements: Interviewed Rafael Nadal and Carlos Moya when they were in Chennai for 2007 Chennai Open. Interviewed India’s first chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.

The Free Press Journal, Mumbai — (Features Reporter, 2006)
Responsibilities: As a feature reporter, I covered entertainment news, did profiles of public figures and wrote features on assigned beats. Helped in bringing out the magazine section of the

Achievements: Covered 2006 Gladrags Megamodel contest.

Amrita TV, Trivandrum – (Web Content Writer-Manager, 2005-2006)
Responsibilities: Developed, wrote and researched press materials and press releases for the channel. Gathered information, wrote and edited TV programme related articles to be served on the

channel website and on print media.
Achievements: Helped with the redesign of the website. Worked as Programme Coordinator for 2005 Quiz Olympiad.

Personal details

Date of birth –
Hobbies –
Language known –
Address –