Deepak Kumar Content writer
DOB: 30/04/1992
Reporter, Financial Express, Indian Express Grp, Mumbai, May 2017-April 2018
 Covering the auto sector for the print edition from Mumbai.
 Duties included writing:
o Breaking news stories
o Trend-based story based on qualitative and quantitative research
o Data stories after analysing pools of raw data
o Interview stories
o Company profiles, profiles of new merger and acquisition deals
o Long feature articles about new technologies and sales patterns
o Analytical stories about companies’ quarterly earnings
o Writing a story on an auto component company that helped move the stock price and an inquiry by the markets regulator into the story.
o Writing analytical trend stories that shaped opinions on the electric vehicles transition.
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Copy Editor, Moneycontrol, Network18, Mumbai April 2016 – May 2017
 Writing business, finance and economy related stories.
 Writing stories based on interviews with management of companies.
 Handling social media (Instagram, Twitter and Facebook)
 Maintaining high hits using various SEO techniques
 Working on small infographs for social media
 Filing stories from wires like PTI, Reuters, etc.
o Writing data based stories about stocks of various companies from different sectors that affected the markets.
o Coverage of the Government’s Budget live on various platforms simultaneously to garner multiple hits to the website.
Freelancer, Firstpost, Network18, Mumbai, April 2016 – Present
 Writing technology related features and opinion pieces.
Intern, Moneycontrol, Mumbai November 2015- December 2015
 Worked with CNBC TV18 for two weeks, to analyse their programming.
 Worked on infograph based stories.
 Started the Instagram page and uploaded one post everyday
 Writing business, finance and economy related stories.
Intern, The Hindu, Chennai April 2015- June 2015
 Worked with the city desk and reported for various beats like health, education,
environment, entertainment.
 Wrote various features for the city pages.
 Worked with the daily supplement Metro Plus
Interned with Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK), Dehradun
 Prepared press releases for events
 Prepared the script, questions for interviews and took some shots for a
documentary about the contributions of RLEK to help certain indigenous tribes
around Dehradun.
 Masters in Mass Communication (Journalism), Symbiosis Institute of Media and
Communication, Pune. CGPA 3.0
 B.Com (Marketing), Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, Pune. Score: 60%
 Wrote a research paper on “Need for Piracy”, which helped determine the need that
drove people to piracy
 Dissertation on news startups and their chances of survival in this cut throat business.
 Photoshop, Indesign and Quark Express
 Programming Languages like C#, SQL, Visual Basic
 Excel, Word and Powerpoint


  • business journalism
  • business news editing
  • content writing
  • copy editing
  • journalism
  • news reporting


Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

2014/16 Master's


Financial Express

2017/18 Correspondent