Core Faculty

The ACJ’s programme is conducted by a top-flight fulltime faculty drawn from varied backgrounds in collaboration with distinguished adjuncts and guests from journalism, other professional fields, and the academic world.

Nalini Rajan, Dean of Studies
Key Issues; Deprivation; Identity Politics; Democratic Practices and Institutions

Nishat Ahmed
Television Production, Field and Studio; News and Current Affairs; Documentary Features

Sampath Kumar
Field and Studio, Radio News and Feature Reportage and Production

V.K. Raghunathan
Reporting, Editing and page layout and design

News Reporting, Writing and editing for the New Media

Ajit Bhaskaran
Television news production; studio production, show formats, packaging; media convergence

News Writing and Editing

Mohan Ramamoorthy
Reporting and news writing for Web; journalism skills for a digital-centric newsroom and for leveraging social media.

Devadas Rajaram
Multimedia, social media, mobile journalism

Anjana Krishanan
Research Associate

Maharajapuram S. Ganesh Viswanathan
Audio Journalism, Media Perspectives
and Covering Deprivation

Rahul Chandran
Reporting, News writing, Content Curation,
Telling Multimedia Stories, Writing for the Web,
Special Projects.

Mythili Sundar
Feature writing, opinion pieces, editorials and
theories of journalism

Shalini Shah
Feature writing, editing and creative writing
for New Media

Vikas Pathak
Editing and writing for the web