Resume

Work Experience

Aug. 2015 - Aug. 2021 

MA Journalism, City University of New York, New York City, U.S.A. 
GPA: 3.658 on a scale of 4.

Reported on the U.S. economy: consumer price index, automation, minimum wage. Reported on the business of the online dating industry including Match Group's dating apps Tinder and Hinge.

Wrote capstone project on mom's jobs in the U.S.

June 2016- Aug. 2016

Intern- Reporter, Crain's New York Business, New York City, U.S.A.

Aug. 2015- Dec. 2015

Contributor- The Mott Haven Herald, New York City, U.S.A.

2012-2015

Bollywood Culture Reporter, Masala! ITP Publishing (online and print) & Pose Magazine, Dubai, U.A.E. 

Rewrote Bollywood breaking news.

Reviewed  restaurants, spas and interviewed celebrities. 

2009-2012

Fiction Author, The Secret of the Mantle. 

Wrote and published a fantasy fiction novel titled The Secret of the Mantle through New Delhi-based publisher OM Books. The story follows the life of the chosen one Dr. Chary who journeys from earth, into the fiery pits of the Mantle to save our planet from destruction.

2007-2009

Recruiter — Human Resources, nForce and Reach Consulting, Dubai, U.A.E.

Interviewed and placed job seekers in construction, IT, marketing and retail. Built client relationships with government, semi-government and private companies. 

Education

2015-2021

City University of New York, New York City, U.S.A. | Master of Arts in Journalism

GPA 3.658 on a scale of 4.

Business and Economics Reporting. 

2004-2007

Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, India | Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Travel Management

Marketing principles, art and architecture, archaeology, ecotourism, ticketing concepts, and the business of the global tourism industry. French and German (Beginner). 

Secured I Rank and awarded rolling shield.

Skills
 

  • Writing: Breaking News, Features, Reviews, long-form, fiction. 

  • Interviewing and Research. 

  • Data Visualization: Carto, Tableau.

  • French and German (Beginner).  

  • HTML/CSS, JavaScript (Beginner). 

  • Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator.  

  • Audacity.