PTI is seeking an experienced and exceptional journalist to fill Resident Editor Position based in Chennai. The incumbent must have a proven track record in reporting, desk editing and managing medium to large-sized teams. We are looking for someone who is willing to work hard and lead by example to motivate staff, mentor younger colleagues across all editorial departments, and raise the quality and quantity of output from the states of the Southern Region. High level of editing skills and ability to anchor developing stories with several dimensions are necessary qualifications.
The applicant will be required to oversee the news desk, photo desk and reporting, as well as state bureaus. The applicant will also need to work closely with the senior leadership in New Delhi and ensure that the ongoing reforms in editorial operations are carried out at the regional level. Preference will be given to candidates who have familiarity with the political, cultural and social situation of the southern states. Previous work experience in the Southern Region and knowledge of one or more local languages are an advantage.
Please send your applications at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application should contain your CV including notable professional achievements and a short statement of purpose detailing why you are seeking the position and why you believe you are suited for it.