About the Caravan
The Caravan occupies a singular position among Indian magazines. Its stories present a unique mix of detailed reportage and lively and vivid writing, with a commitment to the art of storytelling, whether the subject is politics, culture or art. The Caravan is published by the Delhi Press Group, one of India’s leading publishers. Started in 1939, Delhi Press today publishes 33 magazines in 10 languages.
About the Fellowship
We plan to hire two new reporting fellows—one position is reserved for SCs, STs and OBCs from fishing communities around India’s vast coastline and river banks; the second position is reserved for tribal communities from the country’s northeastern region.
- Conceptualising, pitching and planning stories in politics, business or culture
- Reporting and writing at least four long form stories a year
- Occasionally writing articles for Vantage, the magazine’s web section
- Working closely with editors to plan reportage and edit material intensively into final stories
- Closely tracking developments in politics, business and other fields, and developing a wide range of sources to use while building long-form stories, combining investigation, data journalism and on-ground reportage
- Honing an approach that combines journalistic rigour with an eye for literary detail
0-2 years of 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.
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can send a résumé, two samples of writing, three-story ideas, two references (names and contacts) and a cover letter to Vinod K. Jose, Executive Editor, at vinod.caravan[at]delhipress.in with the subject line “The Caravan Diversity Reporting Fellowship—2019” before 10 am on 9 December 2019. Please provide a copy of the community certificate for verification.
Dec 9, 2019