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Richa Media and Communication Officer Media and communication officer

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Communication officer: HUMAN RIGHTS LAW NETWORK (SEPTEMBER, 2017 – PRESENT)

  • Generate in-house content, edit HRLN books and fact-finding reports
  • Coordinate between HRLN’s 25 state units to compile reports on all litigation and social work
  • Update the website with all recent work, and issue press releases where necessary. I also liason with media groups and arrange for press coverage
  • Operate HRLN’s social media accounts, build hashtag campaigns and write blog posts
  • Collaborate with activists/lawyers on the ground to address breaking news on violations of human rights, and issue statements on behalf of the organisation
  • Coordinate, help conduct and document HRLN’s legal training programmes
  • Communicate with all national and international organisations looking to collaborate with HRLN

Multimedia content producer: HINDUSTAN TIMES
 (APRIL, 2014 – FEBRUARY, 2017)

Edited and rewrote news copy for the Nation news and World pages; designed and produced pages. For the online real-time news desk, I curated breaking news stories and repackaged content for the website.

Freelance photographer

I shoot for ethical brands and small, independent studios. My photographs have appeared in Better Interiors, Elle India and Beautiful Homes, among other publications.

 

Education

MA, Magazine journalism: Cardiff university, Wales, UK (2015)


Graduated with Merit

PG Diploma, print journalism: Asian College of Journalism, Chennai (2014)


Graduated with Grade A-

B.tech, bio-informatics, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore (2013)

Graduated with CGPA 8.66/10

 

Relevant skills

  • Reporting, writing and copy-editing
  • Social media marketing & media relations
  • Project management
  • Video production

Additional Skills

  • Data visualization
  • Online multimedia storytelling
  • Photography
  • Graphic design