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Resume for Leena M. for Editor / Writer / Publisher / Broadcasting, News & Journalism in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Occupation: Editor / Writer / Publisher Industry: Broadcasting, News & Journalism
Country: United Arab Emirates City: Dubai
State: Dubai ZIP: 3671

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Leena M.


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Work experience Working in the UAE for the past years

First job as Assistant Editor for Dubai Cargo Village News followed by seven years employment with Khaleej Times. Also worked as Assistant Editor on The Big Project magazine.

Proficient in writing on varied business sectors.

To date

Contributing business features to Gulf News Special Features section, articles for Property Magazine. Recent assignments include covering the World Future Energy Summit for Al Hilal Publishing. 

Writing and editing assignments for international publications related to freight, transportation and logistics eg. International Freighting Weekly, Transport Intelligence.

Specialist writer/editor with  PR agencies based in Dubai Media City handling features and releases for government and private companies


February until March

Assistant Editor for The Big Project magazine of CPI Publishing dealing with construction, architecture, project management and other industry related features.

– June  Dubai Media City Dubai 

  • In charge of Dubai Media City’s home page.
  • Helped design and publish the Enewsletter ‘Expressions’ on the site.
  • Coordinated with PR agencies in Media City’s target markets such as India and South Africa with regards to events, press releases etc.
  • Assisted with corporate press releases and speeches whenever required.
  • –  Khaleej Times  Dubai

    Subeditor cum Reporter

  • Worked with the Supplements department writing features on varied topics ranging from business, IT, health, country reports and advertorials.
  • Contributed features to other sections within the newspaper like Young Times and Weekend magazine.
  • Conceptualised womenrelated supplements and magazines 
  • –  Skyline Advertising and Publishing Dubai

    Assistant Editor

    Dubai Cargo Village News 

  • Brought out the quarterly newsletter on behalf of the Dubai Cargo Village
  • Liaisoned with major entities within the air cargo industry.
  • Worked on a SeaAir cargo publication on behalf of the Sharjah government.
  • Assisted with editorial copy for belowtheline publications as well as directories.


    March August

    Freelance writer for various publications and dailies such as Gulf News Supplements section – overview articles on various business sectors – such as shipping, cargo, automobile industry, credit cards, loans etc.

    Handling press releases/interviews, proposals for clients in hospitality and consumer industry for agencies in Dubai Media City

    March to November

    Assignment handling press releases on IT and businessrelated issues. With Bates Pan Gulf to handle press releases for the Gold & Jewellery Group Dubai, Abbot  Laboratories , Dubai Shopping Festival

    August October

    Handled assignments for Gulf Marketing Review magazine and Gambate! Communications Consultancy


     The Times of Oman Oman

    Subeditor cum featuresincharge

  • Worked on the news desk editing copy and supervising page layouts.
  • Set up and worked on an exclusive features section.

    –  The Reader’s Digest  Bombay


    –  The Indian Post  Bombay


    Qualifications –   Somaiya Institute                                                                      Bombay 


    Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communications

    –  Somaiya College of Arts and Science Bombay

    Bachelor of  Science specialisation Microbiology

    On Request… The following can be provided on request: 
    Copies of articles featured in / contributed to in Dubai, India and Oman
    Personal Details Date of Birth: May ,  
    Indian National, Husband’s sponsorship 

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