Unleash the power of your pen!: FORWARD Press seeks applications from interested candidates for appointment as Correspondents at divisional, district and sub-divisional headquarters
Appointees will be paid at the rate of Rs. 5 maximum per word (conditions apply) for their published reports, as well as attractive commission on advertisements secured by them.
The minimum qualifications and other conditions for these positions are as under:
Should have enthusiastic commitment and missionary zeal for working for the deprived sections
of the society as a journalist.
Should have a confident and outgoing personality. Should be able to interact with top politicians and administrative officers.
Must be able to work to tight deadlines.
Must be comfortable working on computer - via internet.
Must be “forward thinking” and in broad agreement with magazine’s vision and values.
Those having experience in Hindi or English journalism and having wide social contacts in Dalit-OBC communities would be given preference.
The appointments will made only at centres where FORWARD Press has at least 100 subscribers and the magazine is
available at local book stalls. Otherwise, appointments will be made only if the candidate can assure that s/he has the capacity to enroll the required number of subscribers in the area.
Everything else being equal, preference will be given to Dalitbahujan (OBC/SC/ST) candidates.
Born and brought up in Delhi, but from the age of 3 to the age of 8 in Amritsar and started school on holiday in Srinagar. Leaving Amritsar, at school for a year in Solan. Otherwise in Delhi, studying at J. D. Tytler School and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, then at St Stephen's College, where I eventually taught for 3 years. Then 3 years at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Political exile from India in 1976. Lived/studied/worked in Scotland for 3 years, England for 16 years and Switzerland since then.