Our full-time faculty members come from the nation’s leading news organizations and academic institutions with wide experience in print, broadcast and new media. Full-time faculty are complemented by several part-time instructors who are currently serving in news organizations.

IIJNM invites nationally and internationally recognized individuals to deliver guest lectures. These individuals come from specialized fields such as law, environment, government, international finance, technology, art and others.

Dr. Abraham George

Dr. George is the founder and President of IIJNM. His keen interest in promoting democratic institutions and values guides the functioning of this school. [more]

Kanchan Kaur

Kanchan has driven IIJNM’s emphasis on Multimedia. Besides teaching news gathering, reporting and writing skills, she gets students asking the important question: “So what?” [more]

Shirish Koyal

Shirish moved to teaching journalism after a newsroom career that spanned more than 32 years – three decades of them with The Times of India. [more]

Surekha Deepak

Surekha has worked with both television and films. With over 12 years of experience; she holds the key to a career in Broadcast Journalism. [more]

Girish Bhadri

Girish handles the tools of the trade. His expertise in an array of software equips our students for the industry.  He also coordinates placements. [more]

Venkata Ashwath

Ashwath trains our students to craft wonders with the camera. His technique, gathered over 14 years as a video journalist, can take you far. [more]

Nagesh Hegde

Nagesh is an award-winning environmental journalist and was an Editor with Prajavani. He teaches Environmental Reporting, Rural Reporting, and Covering Religious and Social Issues. [more]

K.S. Dakshina Murthy

In 2003, Dakshina aided the launch of the Al-Jazeera website in English. He helps students navigate the tough terrains of International and Political Reporting. [more]

Arun Subramaniam

Arun has been a journalist for over 30 years. He writes in various renowned magazines regularly, and helps our students advance their writing skills. [more]

Saggere Ramaswamy

From working with Tech Mail, the world’s first technology newspaper, to covering Operation Veerappan, Saggere’s experience forms the core of his lessons at IIJNM. [more]

Appanaa A.G

Appanaa, a passionate sports journalist, coaches our students to understand reportage and media coverage of current, and past, events in the world of sport. [more]

Pradeep K.P.

Pradeep (Deepu) is a cinematographer actively engaged in film-making and cultural/political activism. He guides our students as they explore the art of documentary film-making. [more]

Shyam Nair

An English teacher with a passion for theatre and literature, Shyam employs these forms to create active and responsive learning environments for our students. [more]