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Chandrashekar Srinivasan
Senior News Editor , NDTV Convergence Pvt Ltd (Media)
Delhi, Delhi
communications professional with 10+ years' experience | worked for news websites (NDTV and IBT US/UK) and newspapers (The Times of India) | volunteered with CRY India & Madras Croc Bank | degrees in Economics, Sociology and Journalism | excellent language skills, love telling stories | interests include football, theatre, and travel
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
Professional Experience:
At present I am a Senior News Editor for NDTV, for whom I write / edit breaking news stories / reports on current affairs, politics, and (sometimes) business.

Have previously led online news desks for MSN and IB Times in using real time and long-term data from Chartbeat / Omniture to program homepage content.

Curated / edited multi-format content packages - from politics and current affairs to business, sports, and entertainment - for breaking news and key events like national and state elections, and the Union Budget.

Have also consulted on market research projects for FMCG and media firms, including advising on brand strategies for an annual, national-level sporting event.
Education:
MA Digital Journalism (Goldsmiths, University of London)

MPhil Sociology (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi)

MA Sociology (University of Madras, Chennai)

BA Economics (University of Madras, Chennai)

Have worked on:

- Gender & identity in Indian English novels

-Identity politics/representation in European club football, and

- Illegal ivory trade and poaching of elephants in Africa
Affiliations and Achievements:
Volunteered with the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, and Child Relief and You

Acted in a short film (Autumn) now streaming on moviesaints.com

Studied Spanish (level 1)

Worked as an academic consultant specialising in the sociology of football for Delhi-based market research agencies

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Hindi, Tamil
    Nationality:
    Indian
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/s-chandrashekar/
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