Gopinathan MP, Dean
Gopinathan is a veteran journalist associated with Mathrubhumi for the past 38 years. He joined Mathrubhumi in the year 1982. From then his contributions to the company have been remarkable and resplendent. Gopinathan was behind the launch and success of many education and information based publications of Mathrubhumi like Thozhilvartha, Mathrubhumi Year Book (English and Malayalam), GK and Current Affairs and also children's publications. Apart from this he has been the editor of nearly 100 books on education, career counselling and career development. He became the Deputy Editor of Mathrubhumi periodicals in the year 2003 and the Editor in charge in 2014. He has edited several special supplements of Mathrubhumi. Under his direction, Mathrubhumi executed several projects for students on language, reasoning and current affairs.
Gopinathan holds postgraduate degrees in two streams of English, Philosophy and MPhil in Philosophy. He is currently pursuing his doctoral dissertation on the aesthetic dimensions of philosophy.
Sandhya PP, Senior Faculty
Sandhya is a senior journalist with seventeen years of experience in Broadcast Journalism. She was associated with leading news channels like Asianet and Media One. She is the recipient of the State Television Award for outstanding television reporting. She was honoured with the Laadli National Media Award for socially responsible journalism. The other prominent awards she received include Laadli South Indian Media Award, Leela Menon Journalism Prize, Surendran Neeleswaram Memorial Award, and Indiwood Excellence Award. This vast industry experience reflects in her method of pedagogy. She is also pursuing her PhD in Cultural Studies at Kerala Kala Mandalam.
Roger Bronson Rozario, Faculty
A Journalism teacher a decade of experience in Media academics, Roger is a post graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism from Manipal University (Gold medallist). He has passed the UGC-NET examination and has been teaching in premium institutes like Jain University and Kaarunya University. Roger is an expert in media and journalism theory. He has published two research papers in acclaimed journals. He has guided close to thirty Post Graduate Level Research Project Dissertations till date.
Deepa Madathil, Faculty
After completing her MA in Mass Communication from Pondicherry University (Gold medallist), Deepa worked as a broadcast journalist at Asianet News for four years. She was also associated with a leading online portal. Deepa is currently pursuing her MPhil in Journalism at University of Calicut.
Panel of Guest Faculty
Manoj K Das
Editor, Mathrubhumi daily. Former resident editor of the Times of India and of Asianet News. Nationally acclaimed journalist.
Scripted hit Malayalam films like Ordinary, Thoppil Joppan, Shikari Sambhu, Polytechnic and produced a film My Santa.
Adv. Kaleeswaram Raj
Lawyer, Supreme Court of India and High Court of Kerala and Columnist.
Chief of News, Mathrubhumi News. Senior journalist who was formerly associated with Asianet News.
Engineering Director, WIPRO. An expert in information technology and artificial intelligence.
Independent documentary filmmaker and former journalist with Asianet News. Recipient of significant awards and accolades.
Actress, activist and former journalist with Kairali TV. Winner of Kerala state film award for second best actress for the film Shutter.
Former Head, Communication Division, C-DIT
Retd professor of English, Central university Services, author, linguist, columnist and literary Critic
Mini S Menon
Freelance journalist, writer and an English language trainer.
Coordinating Editor in Mathrubhumi News. Renowned investigative journalist.
Senior business correspondent who was associated with the Business Standard.
Transgender writer and activist.
Actress and former program head of Club FM.
Freelance journalist and feature writer associated with the Times of India.
Camera chief of Mathrubhumi news and an expert in latest camera operations.
Senior Cameraman and an expert in day to day video news making.
Soft skill and personality development trainer.
Business Head, Mathrubhumi Group.
Thampi P Joseph
Head of Network Development for MBTV and an expert in latest trends in television distribution.
News Editor in Mathrubhumi Daily and a Malayalam language expert
Senior legal correspondent with Mathrubhumi Daily.
Senior Photojournalist in Mathrubhumi daily.
Senior Chief photographer ,expert in feature photography and feature writer.
Chief news photographer and feature writer.
Editor- in-charge of Mathrubhumi Weekend.
An Expert in digital and Mobile Journalism and a Google trainer.
Former Programming head of Club FM and also a theatre artist.
Senior legal correspondent in Mathrubhumi News.
Technical Expert of Mathrubhumi News and a trainer of Dalet Software.
Babu Prakash Kalathil
Electronics Engineer who trains students in Content Management and Pagination.
V R Shaji
An expert in event management and the leader of the Red Mic Team.
Expert in video editing techniques.