Stuck between the devil and the deep sea
Stuck between the devil and the deep sea
 

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SALMAN                                 Portfolio: http://salmansid.com/

SIDDIQUI                                Email: salman.sid@gmail.com                         

 

EDUCATION:

  • SOAS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

            MA Global Creative and Cultural Industries/ 2018-2019/ (2:1) grade

 

  • INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM, BERLIN

            Multimedia and Online Journalism certificate/2008

 

  • UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COMPUTER SCIENCE)/2004

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • NORTH CYPRUS/NICOSIA

            Weekly Cyprus Today/News Editor/Feb. 2020 – March 2020

  • UK/LONDON

            Data company MyWorld.Degree/Researcher/June 2019 - Dec. 2019

  • TURKEY/ANKARA

            Anadolu Agency/Basmuhabir (Senior desk editor)/ Oct. 2014 - Sept. 2018

  • QATAR/DOHA

Daily newspaper ‘Gulf Times’/ Staff Reporter/ Feb. 2013 - Sept. 2014

U.S. ‘McClatchy’ Media group/ Special Correspondent/ June 2014 - Sept. 2014

  • PAKISTAN/KARACHI

Daily The Express Tribune/ Investigative Reporter/ March 2010 - Nov. 2012

News wire Agence France-Presse (AFP)/ Stringer/ May 2012 - Jan. 2013

News portal Dawn.com/Senior Reporter/ Jan. 2008 - March 2010

Daily newspaper Dawn/Senior Subeditor and Reporter/ Dec. 2006 - Jan. 2008

News portal Dawn.com/ Content Coordinator/ March 2005 - Nov. 2006

Spider magazine/Reporter & Editorial Assistant/ June 2003 - Nov. 2004  

 

LANGUAGES:

  • English: Fluent/Native-like
  • Urdu/Hindi: Native
  • Turkish: Intermediate
  • Arabic: Basic

 

SKILLS:

  • Big Data Analysis and Data Visualization (R, Tableau)
  • Social Media management (Google Analytics/SEO)
  • Video/Audio Editing (Adobe Suite/Audacity)
  • Writing and Editing (Microsoft Office Suite/ Google Docs)
  • Consensus building and teamwork
  • Leadership and task delegation
  • Breaking news experience and Reporting 

 

Contact Salman

Twitter: @salmansid

E-mail: ss@salmansid.com

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