Dr. Tushir Choudhary
Dr. Choudhary has almost three decades of experience in the fields of Media & Health Communication. Having started SBC in 2002, Dr. Choudhary made many Community Radio Stations in jungles and tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh, for Tribal Development. He is also a well-known social worker and has carried out several prestigious projects related to women and child development, health, education and culture on a nationwide basis. He believes in the morality and ethics of mass media and relentlessly pursues to incorporate these values in tomorrow’s budding media professionals. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering, master’s & PhD in journalism & mass communication.
His stint in tribal regions drew his attention on the pathetic state of menstrual hygiene and associated infections in the country, resulting in providing low-cost high-quality sanitary pads for the poor. Since last decade, he has been breaking taboos and holding free seminars on menstrual hygiene and associated infections and has also been distributing free pads to the rural.
Mr. Dharmendra Gupta
A noted educationist of central India, Mr. Gupta has about three decades of experience in the field of managing and imparting “Higher Education”. He has established several successful educational institutes across the country that impart professional degree courses in streams like Engineering, MCA, MBA, Dental, Medical, and Pharmacy. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Ms. Chhavi Gaur
With an M.Phil. , Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication & Journalism, MS. Chhavi Gaur has over a decade of experience in Creative, theatre and media production with organizations like Doordarshan, Eros Now, Paperback Productions etc. and as a Creative Head for shows for few channels like Colors, Star Plus etc. An excellent human being with compassion and passion for social work and teaching, Ms. Chhavi has even worked with tribal in remote areas and taught, groomed, counseled and helped numerous under-privileged children.
Ms. Aastha Puri
A poetess at heart, Ms. Aastha Puri has been into Direction of Web-series & films for almost a decade. She has individually and as a team, directed Illegal on Voot, Penalty on Netflix, From India with Love on Amazon Prime and many others. Daughter of a legendary Hasya Kavi, Ms. Aastha has continued the legacy and even performed on Poetry shows like Wah-Wah Kya Baat hai on Sab TV etc. She holds a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.
Ms. Nagendra Bala
With over 7 years in the education sector, Mrs. NagendraBala is a people’s person, always ready to listen to and help students. A very hard-working individual, she leaves no stone unturned when it comes to her managerial skills and dedication for student’s welfare.
Mr. Udayan Bhattacharya
Mr. Bhattacharya has almost five decades of experience in Public Relations & Corporate Communications with organizations like ONGC and Essar Steels. He has over fifteen years of experience in teaching public relations and corporate communication in various colleges, He holds Masters degree in history and is been professionally trained in Mass Communication.
Prof. B. K. Giri
A graduate of National School of Drama, New-Delhi, Mr. Giri was invited by the West German Government on Advanced Vocational Training in TV & Film Production and Direction with N.D.R , West Germany. He taught at the F.T.I.I, Pune for 5years. With around 33 years in Doordarshan, he Produced & directed numerous programmes and was recipient of National Award for his documentary film “From Darkness to Light”. Besides programs with leading musicians, he did special Investigative interviews with famous Don Haji Mastan and DakuMansingh. He was assigned a very specialized task of nterviewing Russian Premier Mikhail Garbachav by then Prime Minister Mr. Rajiv Gandhi.
Mr. Surendra Tanna
With a Masters degree in Adult education & Diploma in Journalism & Communication, Mr. Tanna has over 40 years of experience in Media Training in subjects like writing for Newspapers, Writing & Producing Programmes for All India Radio and Doordarshan. He has also served on various boards & committees on education as Consultant, Director & Chairman.
Mr. Kamal Sharma
An accomplished, multi-talented radio professional; Broadcaster, Announcer, Producer, Compere and Artist parexcellence with an outstanding contribution to All India Radio, spanning 33 years. Gained considerable proficiencies in Radio Feature, Radio Serials and Promos. Acknowledged for a number of pioneering works. A creative thinker, conceptualizer and collaborator in constant pursuit of excellence.
Mr. Vishwanath Sachdev
A very familiar face on television talk shows as a panelist specializing on current affairs. Mr. Sachdev possesses more than five decades of experience in journalism. For thirty-eight years he has worked with “Times of India”, of which fifteen years have been as the ‘Chief Editor’ of ‘Navbharat Time’. Presently he is the Editor for Navneet group of Publications. He has done his master’s degree from Jaipur University, and a diploma in Journalism from Nagpur University.
Mr. Mukesh Sharma
T.V. News Production
A very dynamic media professional, Mr. Sharma has been associated with Film and Broadcasting industry since last 40 years. He has produced and directed feature films and numerous television programmes, live and recorded. He has served as the Director of Mumbai Doordarshan, Director All India Radio, Managing Director of Films Division of India and Additional Director General of PrasarBharti. He holds a Masters Degree in Broadcast Journalism from School of Broadcasting & Communication, Mumbai. He has also authored a book “ABC of Broadcast News”.
Mr. C. Gurunath
Mr. Gurunath holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology and has spent his entire career in the Television Industry. After retiring as the Director of Mumbai Doordarshan, he headed Cinevistaas as the C.E.O. for 10 years.
Mr. Kevin J. D’Souza
Currently the Director of Net online Intercepts Pvt. Ltd., Mr. D’Souza has conducted various seminars and software training programs for corporate Companies in MS- Office & Photoshop and taught computers in educational institutes. He successfully developed & implemented an ERP software, HR software for hotel industry and QR at BMC, Hotel Le Royal Meridian, VidhyaVikasini, St. Francis Institute of Technology, KPMG etc.
Mr. Manoj Santoshi
Noted writer for the best comedy show on Indian Television “BhabhijiGharPehain “, Mr. Santoshi is a film actor, writer and music director. He is known for the films, Aagey Se Right (2009) and Overtime (2012). He also composed music for the film Overtime(2012).
Ms. Kanchan Mishra Chaudhary
Media Laws & Ethics
A law graduate, Kanchan is a multi-talented media personality with over 15 years of experience as a Radio Jockey with All India Radio and a Voice-artist. Apart from teaching Media Laws & Ethics, she is always working for betterment &upliftment students at every stage and is very passionate about her duties as a professor and as a mentor to her students.
Ms. Sonali Naphade
Ms. Sonali has ten years of experience as Radio Jockey at All India Radio. She was also producer at Banyan Tree Communication for in house production like Mahabharata, Bible and Dramas. She has also worked with Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Company as Assistant Manager.
Mr. L. N. Baijal
Amongst the best known language communication specialist, Mr. Baijal has over 40years of experience as a Hindi Copy-writer. He has to his credit numerousnationally known campaigns including Thumps-up (Toofani-Thanda), Vicks lo khichkhichdurkaro, LIC – Zindagikesaathbhi, zindagikebaadbhi etc. He was also head of the language department in Everest Advertising.
Ms. Sharika Kaul
Ms. Sharika Kaul is Brand Strategist and advises companies on how to build their businesses. She has spent 18 years working in media and consumer oriented industries. Her last corporate stint was with Network 18 where she was a network strategist, where she led strategy for multiple businesses across television, publishing and internet. She designed strategy for Network 18’s digital business and grew it 4-fold. Since then she has built businesses in multiple industries including Media, Healthcare, Transportation and Spiritual Sciences. In 2016, she founded Eksaath Foundation (Eksaath.org) to help girls and women in domestic violence. Sharika is also a street photographer and spends a lot of time on Mumbai streets capturing everyday life.
Ms. Ikroop kaur Chamba
Ms. Chamba is an alumini of Lady Shri Ram College for women where she studied Journalism and later finished her Post Graduation in Advertising and Marketing from Xavier’s Institute of Communication, Mumbai. Over the past fourteen odd years, she has worked in fields of Advertising, Radio, Television, Voice-overs and Internet. She describes herself as a student of life, for all her life and has keen interests in languages, fitness and adventure sports.
Ms. Aarti Madan
An extremely creative, confident and multi-talented personality, Aarti is a School of Broadcasting & Communication alumni and has been with Ogilvy One Worldwide as Account Director. She had also work experience as Business Group Head in Group M India. Her passion for teaching makes her quite popular amongst students.
Ms. Nimisha Sirohi
Ms. Nimisha is a professional voice over artist who has been in the industry for the last 7 years. An expert in the field of voicing for radio, television, corporate films and IVRS scripts, she pursued her BA (hons) in Journalism & Diploma in Mass Communication & later went to Warwick University, UK to follow a Masters in International Relations. She started her career in research and advertising, 15 years ago, and has worked with organizations like Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB), Taylor Nelson Sofres, Ogilvy and Mather and Media Planning Group, as a media and strategic planner. Apart from 92.7 Big FM, she has been doing promos and narrations with Viacom 18 – Vh1& MTV.
Ms. Shreya Karan Chopra
With a MBA and Graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication, Shreya has been a versatile media personality with a passion to groom students. She has been training students on various theoretical and practical aspects of Mass Communication in many institutes. She was the placement manager in Amity University.
Ms. Sutikshya Mallick
Writing for Electronic Media
Ms. Mallick had completed Masters in Electronic Media from the University of Mumbai. Having worked with several international and national papers, she is also a visiting faculty with WLC, and Harkishan Mehta Institute of Media. Currently, she is associated with Times NOW (Digital) as a writer/editor (Business Desk).
Ms. Gitanjali Bora
Hailing from Assam, Gitanjali is an extremely talented and dedicated professional, a proud School of Broadcasting & Communication Alumni with a Bachelor in Mass Communication and Masters in Advertising & Public Relations. Gitanjali has handled brands like HBO, ITM group of Institution, JaslokHospital etc. Currently she is working as Internal PR Manager for Asia’s largest crowdfunding platform “KETTO” & Bollywood actor KunalKapoor. Beside publicity and crisis management, she is a compassionate animal lover and activist.
Ms. Heena Kumawat
Television Reporting & Anchoring
With over 17 years in Media, Ms. Kumawathas worked with many leading channels like ZEE, IBN7 & P7. She was an entertainment editor at P7 & currently she is a writer for BBC news Hindi. A very warm person, she loves to share her knowledge with the younger generation.
Mr. Satish Bhatia
Television- AV Production
With over thirty years of experience with Doordarshan. Mr. Bhatia was the first Indian cinematographer to visit “The United Nations” and “The White House”. He has shot several renowned television shows like” YehjoHaiZindagi” Amongst other productions. He has done his bachelor’s degree in Science from Punjab University and a Diploma in Cinema from FTII, Pune.
Mr. Noel Keymar
Mr. Noel Keymar is a man of all seasons. He is a Radio Jockey, Copywriter, Trainer, Author and so on. He has worked for 93.5 RED FM & AIR 107.1. When Noel started his own company, there was an exodus of all the marketing executives, which inspired Noel to name his new venture EXODUS (the second book of the Bible), interestingly enough, EXODUS when expanded, reads as, Events, Exhibitions, Outdoor Utilities & Services, which is exactly what his company does. Noel then formulated and floated SFX (Sound Effects) with old friend and now partner Christopher Rodrigues. SFX is an Ad Agency dealing exclusively with radio, (conceptualising, producing and airing radio shows and jingles) and which has been instrumental in getting names like Dominos Pizza, Indoors, V.I.P, Sonora, Pizza Hut and a host of others to advertise on radio.
Mr. Anurag Pandey
Mr. Anurag, a Social Media enthusiast has always been inclined towards the digital medium. He believes in expanding his horizons of creativity through continued study and research. Over the years he has had some great insights into digital practices along with analytics and content planning, with some of his notable projects like Fox Star India’s Deadpool Movie, X-Men: Apocalypse, Ice Age 5, Independence Day: Resurgence. With a Degree in Mass Communication from SBC, Mumbai, Anurag has worked on various National & Global conferences of ET-Edge (A Times of India initiative).
Ms. Nikita Samrah
Ms. Nikita is a Digital Marketing Specialist at Lemon Yellow LLP. With over 6 years of experience in content creation. Her expertise includes writing blogs, articles and conceptualizing marketing strategies for lifestyle, fashion, finance & food. A flamboyant creative writer, Nikita holds a Masters degree in Advertising & Public Relations from SBC, Mumbai.