The Department of Journalism and Communication was established in the year 2009 with a broad objective to develop students in the field of Media and Communication studies. Today the State of Andhra Pradesh is witnessing a Media boom in terms of growth in both print and electronic media. The growing media culture has opened the job market and opportunities for professionals in the field of Reporting, Editing, Advertising, Media Production and Public Relations. To capture the job market students need to be aware of the latest trends in the Media profession along with an in - depth knowledge on various media functions.
The Department of Journalism and Communication offers two years (Four Semester) Masters Programme i.e. Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) combining the theoretical aspects, practical along with skill orientation. The Course is designed to provide students with the basic concepts of journalism and Communication along with knowledge of evolution & growth of various media, their objectives, functions etc. The course gives an insight in to the qualities and responsibilities of various professions in media organizations and familiarizes the students with the basic techniques, practical aspects of the tasks involved in field of journalism and communications. The total seats are 30 (15-REGULAR & 15- SELF FINANCED). The students have to pass the written entrance test conducted as per the notification issued every year by the University. The Department has rolled out four batches among which majority of students are well placed in popular media organizations all over the state.
The course name may be changed to Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC).
The department name may be changed to Department of Journalism and Communication.
1. Staff of the Department participated in several International and National Conferences and published papers in several reputed Journals.
2. The students of the Department were selected by various reputed media houses as Reporters and Sub-editors.
1. UGC Sponsored “National Seminar on Media, Technology & Culture – Interface and Implications” March, 2012.
2. UGC Sponsored “National Seminar on “Right to Information Act- Issues, Impact and Implications” March, 2014.
Conducted Two Day, Training Work Shop for Rural Journalists from April 2011 jointly organized by Andhra Pradesh Press Academy and Yogi Vemana University, Andhra Pradesh.
Conducted a workshop on Research Methodology Course in February 2012 sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, Southern Regional Centre, Hyderabad and Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
Guest lecture by Dr. Ratnakar, Indian Information Service, Field Publicity Officer, Government of A.P, Kadapa on “Career Opportunities in Journalism” 2011.
Guest lecture by Dr.Nagasuri Venugopal, Senior Programme Executive, Media Analyst on “Is Media a mirror of society” 2011.
Guest lecture by UNESCO Awardee, Senior Editor and poet Sri Devi Priya on “Media Ethics and Challenges” 2012.
Guest Lecture by Sri M.E.V.Prasad Reddy, Business Editor, Vaartha, Hyderabad on “Media Trends and Challenges” 2012
Books Published : 04.
Papers Published in Journals : 14.
Kadapa, Y.S.R Kadapa
Andhra Pradesh, India
Zip/Pin Code: 516005
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