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 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 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 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 handles the tools of the trade. His expertise in an array of software equips our students for the industry. He also coordinates placements. [more]
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 has been a journalist for over 30 years. He writes in various renowned magazines regularly, and helps our students advance their writing skills. [more]
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]
The love of writing and sports drew him to Indian Express as a sports correspondent. At IIJNM, he conducts classes on reportage of sport events. [more]
Having previously worked as a sub-editor in multiple online publications, Nishad’s roles at IIJNM include course building, research and grading. [more]
Sangeetha holds an M.A. in English and has taught communication skills and literature to degree students. She has also published in various magazines. [more]