The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication started functioning from 2012. The purpose of the journalism study is to provide students with knowledge and skills to become a successful Journalist. Establishing a career in journalism begins with studying the profession in college, along with professional experience prior to entering the workforce. Hence getting on-the-job experience is an essential part of preparing for a career in journalism field. The department, through the one month internship program with the leading Media organizations in Karnataka, gives an opportunity to students to put their knowledge into practice with Print Media and Electronic Media.
The journalism study encompasses not only news writing and editing in the print media but also in electronic media with its specialized papers on Radio Broadcasting, TV Broadcasting, Advertising, Public Relations etc.
The purpose is not just to train candidates for the next job in the field, but to educate them for significant careers.
MA in Journalism and Mass Communication mission is to educate students in a broad range of practical skills and concepts involving the reporting, editing and presentation of information and prepare them for a career in journalism.
A fully equipped Media Lab with Print and Electronic Media supporting applications, which supports for the Pagination, Video and Audio Editing, Mixing, Voice Over.
Admission to MA in Journalism and Mass Communication:
Admissions to the course is made in the month of July and August every year. Students who have completed any bachelors degree or an equivalent degree of any other university with minimum criteria as specified by the statutory authorities of the university are eligible to seek the admission.
Strengths of the Department
- Currently the programs consists Print and Electronic Media.
- Kannada fortnightly lab journal “Times of Davanagere” and weekly wall journal “Suddi Mane” is being published by the Journalism department which gives the students practical exposure in news reporting and editing.
- Students News items, Letter’s to the editor and Articles are Published in almost all the major Kannada daily news papers in Karnataka.
- Students work in the deadline atmosphere of the journalism profession through their assignments in reporting, writing, editing and using presentation tools.
- Students get to interact with newspaper, magazine and television stations in the nearby area.
Print Media, Broadcast Media, Online/Multimedia, Advertising Agencies as Copy Writers or Creative Directors, Corporate as Public Relation Officer, Media Production Houses as Animators and Script Writers, TV channels, Radio Stations and other media organizations as technical and Content Writers, Anchors, Radio Jockey, News Bulletin Producers, Cinematographer, Video Quality Controller, TV Broadcaster, Art Directors, 2D & 3D Animators, Web Developer.
|Sl. No.||Name of Faculty||Qualification||Designation
|1||Mr. Pradeep. B.S.||M.S.W., M.Phil.||Assistant Professor and
|M.A. Journalism, NET||Teaching Assistant|
Name:Ravi Kumar P
|MA, NET||Teaching Assistant|
|04||Basayya M Hosurmath||M.Sc., SLET||Teaching Assistant|
M.A Journalism and Mass Communiation Students Details
|SL. No||Years||Total Number of Students|
|01||Ist Year Journalism||19|
|02||IInd Year Journalism||23|