Pratik Mukane is an engaging journalist with a strong passion for writing and a flair for chasing breaking news. With a rich experience of more than a decade, he writes on politics, current affairs, social issues, and a bit of everything.

Previously, he has worked with – The Free Press Journal (Navshakti), The Sunday Indian, Lokmat, Daily News and Analysis (DNA) and Mumbai Mirror. Currently, he is working with the Times of India. Based in Mumbai, the financial capital of India, he enjoys telling meaningful stories, meeting new people, and having a few cups of coffee in between. On this website, you can find samples of his news reports, blogs, and opinions published in various publications.

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Industry Related Experience

The Times Of India | (From July 2021)
Current: Principal Digital News Producer

Mumbai Mirror (Times Internet) | (From January 2019 to June 2021)

Daily News And Analysis (DNA) | (From June 2014 to December 2018)
Past: Deputy News Editor (July to December 2018)
– Chief Web-Producer

Key Responsibilities 

⇒ 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.

Lokmat News (August 2013 – June 2014)

Co-ordinated with district supplements heads.
Wrote articles on current affairs, special days, social issues and technology.
Weekly column – ‘Tech Mantra’ – on technology and gadgets.
Covered Maharashtra constituencies during 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

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.

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)

Reporting, editing, developing content and pagination of city pages, translation of news from English to Marathi language and contributing articles for sister publication (English Newspaper – Free Press Journal)

Research Assistant, Mumbai (May 2008 to July 2008)

Worked with Mumbai 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