Mansi Kohli

Freelance Blog Writer & Content Writer

Location:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Skills
R-42 Rajouri Garden, New Delhi-110027
Contact Number: +91 9818852028

A team oriented player, currently associated with Times Internet Limited’s Division) as a features writer and a number of other freelancing projects having expertise in Editorial Skills: generation and editing of content, newspaper writing, multimedia skills, liaising with medical and lifestyle experts and managing social media communities.
I present myself as a talented, results-producing Media Professional with a proven record of accomplishment in planning and leading comprehensive news campaigns in support of business goals and objectives.


1. (A Times Internet Division)

February 2011- Present

Freelance Features Writer

(Reporting to Editor)

• Projects TOIs latest health and lifestyle blog.
• Working with them as a freelance columnist. You can check my column at:

2. Other Freelance Projects

Freelance writer with the below mentioned publications:

• Some of my articles can be checked here:
Gift Your Mother Health
A pint of Unusual

• Some of my articles can be checked here:
7 Key Make Up Hygiene Tips
Sunday Brunch at La Piazaa
Tips to Fight Exam Blues
Summer Fashion Trends 2011
Bengali Food at Love & Mustard
Summer Hair Trends by Vidya Tikari
Exotic Grilled Food at The Banyan Grill
Authentic Mughlai Food at Karim’s
Top Fitness FAQs

• Working as a communication specialist with Psycho Spirituality Centre (India’s first psycho spiritual centre established by 2 eminent doctors of Dr BL. Kapoor hospital)

• Freelancing with Oyster Learning: Have prepared around 250 MBA speeches for educational services with a strong emphasis on corporate engagement across different sectors.

• Product Reviewer at

3. MMI ONLINE LTD. (A Dainik Jagran Venture)

August ‘09- December 2010
{Reporting to C.E.O and Product Head}
(Sample write ups attached)
? Projects:
? Weekly article on 22 editions of City Plus (Jagran daily newspaper)
? Writing news stories/ articles/slideshows/blogs, covering health and lifestyle in all aspects for
? Liaising with all the doctors, experts (of all specializations) and freelancers.
? First copy edit of articles written by freelancers or gained from different source (such as City Plus)
? Managing static content for the site (Lifestyle and health section).
? Managing social media communities for the site (FB- fan following of 1,141 people and counting, Twitter,,, and so on).
? Handling multimedia aspects of the site:

1. Video shoots for the site (writing scripts, on-the-spot direction work)
2. Photo shoots for the site (preparing rough scripts, on-the-spot direction)
3. Copy-editing (slideshows, diversion slides, creative ad words- internal/external)

? Creation of product requirement document
? Interacting with the technology/SEO Team to generate Web optimized content
? Research: Internet, archive, medical journals, magazines, newspapers, studies
? Bringing up new business ideas and putting them into execution

4. www.Iplt20.Com (BCCI’S official website)

25th March- 30th May 2009 Indian Premier League
(Sample write ups attached)
? Writing news stories and articles for Iplt20.Com (BCCI’S official website)
? Covering CRICKET
? Research: Internet, archive, VT
? Liaising with Sportsmen, Celebs, general public and fans

5. (20Twenty World Cup)
1st June – 30th June 2009 Twenty20 World Cup
? Writing news stories and articles for
? Rewriting News Stories
? Moderating Community
? Social Networking Sites
? Preparing Newsletters, blogs and newspaper round-up’s on daily basis.

October- December 2008 FMCC House Journal Magazine
? Writer/Critic: Including articles, detailed research and working to deadlines.

? Comfortable working with HTML.
? Sound knowledge of SEO fundamentals.
? Competent in use of Microsoft Office applications including (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
? Experience with a wide array of software packages over various operating systems and platforms such as PD 170, Avid, Adobe Photoshop, Quark Express.

? Worked extensively on Interwoven CMS.
? Expert in Teamsite, Livesite, Mediabin applications.

Year Institute University/
Board Exam Passed Percentage
2009 Futuristix Media Communication Center Pvt Ltd.(FMCC) Punjab Technical University Journalism and mass communications. Passed
2008 Indraprastha College For Women, New Delhi Delhi University English (H) 52.75%
Sadhu Vaswani International School For Girls, New Delhi CBSE AISSE (XII) (Humanities)
Sadhu Vaswani International School For Girls, New Delhi CBSE AISSCE (X) 71.5%

Prepared news clippings on the field on topics like: College Life- the best days of my life and Casual attitude among youngsters, prepared print advertisements on socially relevant issues for PERCEPT’D MARK and two short 4 minutes movies: Freedom Of Flight and Yamuna and its pollution.
? Pursued a media studies course in St. Stephens College (DU) affiliated to School Of Convergence (07).
? Course in personality development-MEHYR BHASIN ACADEMY (06).
? Active participation in Declamation and Debate competitions at the school level.
? Research skills: Essay research via Library/Internet.
? Fast and proficient IT: Word, Access, Internet Explorer, email, HTML
? Willingness to learn: Acquired new skills through employment and creative projects.
? Teamwork: Enjoy working in both team environments and independently
? Problem solving: Involvement in complex, low-budget projects, with time constraints.
? Communication skills: Expressing critical opinions in essays and seminars.
? Dependability: Handled many sensitive issues at Iplt20.Com
? Creativity: Writing film scripts and articles; directing and adapting a play; co-directing short films.
? Journalism: Reading a broad range of publications (local and national) for the latest news and criticism.
? New Media: Researching and exploring on the Internet.
? Cinema: Watching and discussing films; reading critical works.
? Literature: Continue to pursue this interest by reading a diverse range of text.
? Music: Listening to many different genres of music.
? Creative writing: Writing screenplays for short films.

? Date of Birth: 15th January,1988
? Languages Known: Hindi, English, Punjabi
? Father’s Name: Mr. Surjit Singh Kohli
? Mother’s Name: Mrs.Kawaljeet Kaur Kohli.
? Background: Delhi Based.
It would be my conscious endeavour to constantly strive to hone as well as acquire skills and respect the practices and traditions of the organization to the best of my ability.
I affirm that the information in this document is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge.
Mansi Kohli.
References available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing
Content Writing