Title: Diversity Editorial Fellowship 2024

Location: Delhi

Job Category: Magazine

Deadline: 15 April 2024


The Caravan occupies a singular position among Indian magazines. Its stories present a unique mix of detailed reportage 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.


The Caravan is deeply committed to improving the representation of marginalised communities in the media. We plan to add a diversity editorial fellow to our newsroom and train them in longform journalism. We encourage members of marginalised communities, especially religious minorities, to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

– Commissioning pieces for the magazine and working with writers to shape these for publication

– Editing and copy-editing stories

– Maintaining an evolving and current bank of stories and story ideas

– Supervising staff writers and freelance writers as they work on stories

– Soliciting pitches and recruiting new writers for the magazine

– Staying up to speed on news and current events, especially in the areas of politics and culture

– Importantly, as a member of the editorial team, to be a keen observer and fast learner of Indian politics, culture and society


Requirements: Candidates should have experience in editing, with a demonstrated editorial instinct for news and an interest in working with writers from diverse backgrounds. The applicant should demonstrate top-notch editing skills, sound news judgement and an enthusiasm for The Caravan’s mission to improve the quality of writing and reporting in India.


To Apply:
Write to Hartosh Singh Bal, Executive Editor, at [email protected], with the subject line “Diversity Editorial Fellowship — 2024.” Please attach a résumé, two writing samples and a cover letter, which includes a summary of your journalism experience and two references (only names and contact information).