Pratik Mukane is an engaging journalist with a strong presence and a passion for writing and constantly chasing breaking news. He enjoys meeting new people, telling meaningful stories and having a few cups of coffee in between! With over 10 years of experience, he writes on Politics, Current affairs, Social issues, and Technology. Previously, he has worked with – The Free Press Journal (Navshakti), The Sunday Indian, Lokmat and Daily News and Analysis (DNA) newspapers. Currently, he is working with The Times of India Group.
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Industry Related Experience
Mumbai Mirror (Times Internet) | (From January 2019)
Current: Principal Digital News Producer
Daily News And Analysis (DNA) | (From June 2014 to December 2018)
Past: Deputy News Editor (July to December 2018)
– Chief Web-Producer
⇒ Producing and delivering news updates.
⇒ Tracking and covering major breaking news.
⇒ Coordinating with Bureau Chiefs and Reporters from Mumbai, Delhi, and Ahmedabad.
⇒ Doing live/real-time coverage of major National and International News.
⇒ Writing researched stories, articles, and opinion pieces.
⇒ Writes on Politics, Current Affairs, and Social issues.
News coordinator, Lokmat News (August 2013 – June 2014)
⇒ Co-ordination and news auditing of 38 district supplements.
⇒ Writing articles on current affairs, special days, social issues and technology.
⇒ Wrote a weekly column – ‘Tech Mantra’ – on technology and gadgets.
⇒ During the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, I was also responsible for the political pages of the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra
Senior Social Media Executive, Social Seety (April 2013 – August 2013)
⇒ Handled social media of Lokmat Newspaper.
Contributing Writer, Yuva Magazine (October 2012 – April 2013)
⇒ Wrote features and special stories on current affairs and technology.
Jr. Assistant Editor, US-ASIA Magazine
⇒ I was responsible for arranging and finalizing content, conducting interviews, covering outdoor events, coordinating with writers and agencies to get articles.
Correspondent, The Sunday Indian (TSI) (April to July 2011 )
⇒ Worked as Mumbai correspondent and reported on politics and social issues for Marathi and English language issues of TSI. Also, translated articles from Marathi to English and vice versa.
Sub-Editor, Navshakti Newspaper (FPJ Group – Nov 2009 to April 2011)
⇒ At Navshakti, I was responsible for reporting, editing, developing content and pagination of city pages. Apart from that, I translated the news from English to Marathi language and wrote news articles for sister publication (English Newspaper – Free Press Journal)
Research Assistant, Mumbai Votes.com (May 2008 to July 2008)
⇒ Worked with Mumbai votes.com before 2009 Maharashtra state assembly elections. Researched and analysed political news and articles related to political leaders.
⇒ Graduate in Mass Media from RUIA college, Mumbai
⇒ Major: Journalism and Communication