Staff Writer Position For Reserved Category in The Caravan

Title: Staff Writer


Company: The Caravan


Location: New Delhi, India


Job Category: Print, Magazine


Job Type: Full Time


Deadline Date: March 01, 2013


Company Description:

The country’s first and only publication devoted to narrative journalism, The Caravan occupies a singular position among Indian magazines. Our stories present a unique mix of detailed reporting, lively and vivid writing, and a commitment to the art of storytelling, whether the subject is politics, culture, travel or art. The Caravan is published by the Delhi Press Group, one of India’s leading publishers. Started in 1939, Delhi Press today publishes 32 magazines in 9 languages.


Job Description:

The duties include, and are not limited to:


– Carefully planning, conceptualising, reporting and writing long and short form stories for the magazine

– Working with the editorial staff on giving shape to original material, and staying motivated and open to editorial changes and interventions over the long periods that it takes to report and write a Caravan story

– Staying up to speed on news, especially in the areas of politics and culture, so as to be plugged in to what kinds of stories to go after

– Importantly, to be a keen observer and fast learner of Indian politics, culture and society


This is a full-time position. Night, holiday and weekend work may be required.



0-1 year experience in reporting and writing. Ability to cultivate sources, skills to conduct interviews, a nose for news, and a commitment to improving one’s own writing skills. Candidates with a university degree in any subject are preferred.


To Apply:

Please send a résumé, two samples of writing, two references (names and contacts) and a cover letter to Vinod K Jose, Executive Editor, at with the subject line “Staff Writer—2013”. Please provide a copy of the community certificate for verification. IimcAlumniAssociation

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