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Sanjith Sidhardhan

Sanjith Sidhardhan

Al Muwaiji, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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The Times of India

Correspondent and Copyeditor

Key Deliverables:
 Independently handling Trivandrum bureau for the metro, entertainment and lifestyle supplement
 Reporting the news about the South Indian film industries, performing exclusive interviews with leading stars and in-depth coverage of film trends and markets
 Accountable for covering local news and lifestyle features pertaining to the state
 Identifying lifestyle trends, news related compilations, stories on student population
 Liaising with the photo department and fellow reporters at other centers
 Presenting news with global, national, local perspective with wider range and versatility
 Drafting trend stories linking the local industries to what’s happening in international entertainment & literary scene for print and online editions
 Working in tandem with the marketing and branding team for increasing the readership of the daily in Kerala

Key Achievements:
 Part of the launch team of The Times of India’s Kerala edition
 Received appreciations for best performance in the last two years for in-depth coverage of the entertainment industry for the print and online editions of The Times of India
 Successfully filed at least 1,000 stories and worked on the content sharing on online, mobile and social media platforms of the daily
 Effectually maintained impeccable ethics without missing a single deadline
 Published articles can be viewed in this link:
​http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/toireporter/author-Sanjith-Sidhardhan.cms

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The New Indian Express

Subeditor

Key Deliverables:
 Copyediting and page-making of the State pages in Kerala editions within stipulated deadlines
 Fact checking and working with designers to create info graphics for stories

Key Achievements:
 Assigned in the State Desk within a short period of time
 Was approached for the newspaper's Technology and Business pages
 Handed responsibility to do stories as well as edited pages for demonstrating better performance

Career

RewPlay Media Promotions

Co-founder and Social Media Lead

Key Deliverables:
 Handling blogs, forums and developing content for the websites and promotional campaigns
 Co-ordinating with the marketing team to spread scope of film promotions through social media and placing key stories in the print and visual medi and online community.

Key Achievements:
 Co-founded the social media marketing website for film and documentary promotions
 Was one of the first few to launch online promotions in the Malayalam film industry
 Developed media contacts from scratch and have maintained good relations with them till date
 Generated creative ideas on promoting films by reaching out to the youth in educational institutions

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Tata Consulting Engineers Limited

Assistant Instrumentation Engineer

Key Deliverables:
 Part of owner’s consultant group for several leading thermal power plant projects in India including Neyveli Liginite Power Corporation and TATA Power
 Formulating specification data sheets for field instruments for the measurement of pressure, temperature, flow and level for the consulted projects
 Providing support to technical-bid evaluation and reviewing vendor documents

Career

Manorama School of Communication, Kottayam, India

PG Diploma, Journalism

First-class honours with 7.2 cgpa

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India

Bachelor of Technology, Instrumentation and Control Engineering

First-class honours with 7.32 cgpa

Our Own English High School, Al Ain, UAE

Class XII, Science Stream

Passed with 82%