Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication organizes a number of workshops, lectures and seminars. Students participate in these programmes enthusiastically. Prominent professionals are invited to interact with students, share their working experience and make students achieve their goals. Students are benefited from these programmes.
A well-known Television Anchor and Deputy Foreign Editor with CNN IBN, Ms. Suhasini Haider was invited. He won Best Newscaster Award for two successive years. He addressed students at Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication on various subjects including news broadcasting.
He unfolded various aspects of news broadcasting. He further described that news broadcasting is not something about putting make-up, facing camera and reading news. On the contrary, there is a lot than what is said here. He explained every stage of making news in detail.
Mr. L.V. Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer, TAM Media Research delivered speech at inauguration gathering at Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication. He explained students how Target Rating Points (TRP) is measured. Mr. L.V. Krishnan has been associated with media for many years. He has tremendous experience in this field.
According to him, all television channels have been working on building interesting factors. In order to become different and innovative, every channel tries to employ new thoughts and ideas to their programmes. He further emphasized upon studying behavioural aspects of the target audiences, as it is very important to understand their choices.
Faculty Development Programme
Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication organized development programme. It was held in June 2008. The aim of this programme was to reinforce the skills of mass media teachers and working professionals from different institutions, colleges and organizations from across India. The speakers were from prominent colleges, institutions and organizations invited. These guests include:
- Mr. Pankaj Saxena, Executive Director (Program), Lok Sabha TV and previously VP and Chief Commissioning Editor, Discovery Channel
- Mr. Rahul Mahajan (Executive Editor), News 24
- Mr. Sudhanshu Ranjan, Award winning Senior Correspondent, Doordarshan News
Projects Created by Students
Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication created various projects. These projects include TV news stories, TV commercials, TV productions, advertising and PR campaigns. These programmes given below in detail.
- Delhi Garden of Five Senses: TV Feature
- Swami Vivekanand: Documentary film for DD
- Indian & South African Culture/Crafts: TV documentary
TV News Stories
- Ganga Pollution
- Launch of FM Radio
- Tsunami Rehabilitation
- Campaigns on the Nuclear Deal
- Positioning of a Tea Bar
- Positioning of the Indian States as Tourist Destination
- Electicity Theft
- Ganesh PVC Pipe
- Female Condoms
- Child Abuse
- Help the Old
Besides, above projects, students conceptualize, write and direct final diploma films.