The faculty members play an important role in the process of student's development. The faculty members at Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication include academic and industry professionals, who equip students with theory and practice. A brief introduction to permanent faculty is given below.
Prof. Ashok Ogra (Director)
Prof. Ashok Ogra has been associated with teaching, television and print for over 30 years. He is widely known in India as well as abroad. He is a member of many selection committees for various companies. Prof. Ashok Ogra is also a film festival jury member. He worked with the following institutions.
- Doordarshan / All India Radio, (Director)
- Ex-Vice President, Discovery Channel (South Asia)
- Film & TV Institute, Pune (Faculty Member)
Mr. N.K. Suri (Senior Executive Producer)
Mr. N.K. Suri carries tremendous experience in media industry. He has been associated with media industry, especially, Doordarshan & private channels for over 35 years. His specialization is TV Lighting and Programme Engineering. He has an honour of being first Indian member of Lighting Directors, London.
Ms. Panchali Das
Ms. Panchali Das completed MBA with specialization in Marketing and Advertising. She is lecturer and programme coordinator dealing with Event Management, PR and Advertising.She has extensive experience of nine years in:
- Brand Management
Dr. Puja Mahesh
M.Sc. Development Communication
Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations with specialization in Media Research and Development Communication
Dr. Puja Mahesh completed PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication. She is senior lecturer and programme coordinator. She has more than nine years of experience in teaching and research experience. Dr. Puja Mahesh is widely regarded as one of the best lecturers in field of mass communication. Her other educational qualification includes:
Mr. Naveen Gautam
Mr. Naveen Gautam is video editor-cum-graphic designer. He completed advanced diploma in multimedia and video editing. He has been associated with documentaries and TV news shows editing for more than ten years. He also has teaching experience at TV training institute.
Ms. Esha Jainiti
Ms. Esha Jainiti has over 15 years work experience with mass media. He worked as a producer with NDTV, one of the leading TV news channels for ten years. He completed Masters of Arts in Mass Communication from Central University of Hyderabad. Presently, he is working as senior lecturer.
Ms. Payal S Kapoor
Ms. Payal S Kapoor is a lecturer. She completed Masters in Advertising and Communication Management from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. Ms. Payal S Kapoor has been associated with sales and marketing for many years. She holds about six-years experience in marketing and sales. She worked with media and service companies like 'Radio Mirchi'.