Faculty

Mr. Dinesh Nirawdekar, Assistant Professor, Head of the Department

Mr. Dinesh Nirawdekar holds a Masters in Communication & Media Studies with a specialization in Broadcast Communication. He has also qualified the State Eligibility Test (SET) for Lectureship conducted by University of Pune in the year 2014. He has interned at Prudent Media, a leading television channel in Goa and Sunaparant, a local Konkani daily. His key areas of interest are videography, photography & video editing. While in his third year of teaching experience at St. Xavier’s College Mapusa, Mr. Nirawdekar deals with papers like Radio & Television Journalism, Photojournalism, Press Laws & Ethics, Advertising & PR, Consumer Behavior, News Media Management.

Mr. Nitin Volvoikar, Assistant Professor

Mr.  Nitin Volvoikar holds post graduate degree in Journalism and also a Post graduate diploma holder in Journalism and Mass Communication. He has a total of seven years of teaching experience in Journalism. He has also qualified the State Eligibility Test (SET) for Lectureship conducted by University of Pune in the year 2013. In the past he has interned and later freelanced for Herald Publications. His key areas of interests are Reporting and editing for print media. He deals with papers like Introduction to Journalism, Global Media, Art Appreciation, News Gathering, Production, Indian Regional Journalism and History of Press.

 

Mr. Patterson Fernandes, Assistant Professor

With over four years of industry experience in sports journalism and five years in academics, Mr. Patterson Fernandes also holds a Masters in Communication and Media Studies with a specialization in Print and Online Media from St. Aloysius College, Mangalore. He has also qualified the State Eligibility Test (SET) for Lectureship conducted by University of Pune in the year 2016. He has worked as a sports reporter for Prudent Media, a leading television news channel in Goa. He also has interned at Goal.com India, one of the world’s leading football websites. His key areas of interests are reporting, editing, content writing, blogging and social networking. The papers he deals with are Reporting and Feature Writing, Editing, Online Journalism, New Media, Magazine and Niche Journalism.

 

Visiting and Guest Faculty:

A number of senior media professionals and academicians are associated with the department as visiting faculty, who teach a major component of a subject. A number of Student Enrichment Lectures by Guest Faculty are often conducted.

Visiting and Guest faculty for the various courses are:

Print:

  1. Ms. Smitha Venkateshwaran, Freelance Journalist
  2. Mr. Ashley Rosario, Freelance Journalist
  3. Ms. Dolcy D’cruz, Feature Writer, Herald  Publication
  4. Ms. Pamela Dmello, Senior Journalist
  5. Mr. R.V. Prabhugaonkar, Senior Journalist, Ex. Editor, Navprabha
  6. Mr. Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Freelance  Journalist
  7. Mr. Samvartha Sahil, Research Scholar, Delhi University

TV & Radio

  1. Ms. Danuska Dagama, Ex. Feature Editor, HCN                             
  2. Mr. Shishir Joshi, Co- founder of JM Foundation
  3. Mr. Pramod Acharya, Editor in Chief, Prudent Media
  4. Ms. Lisa Rosenberg, Freelance Cinematographer
  5. Mr. Pradeep Padgaonkar,  News Reader, AIR &  Features Editor, Prudent Media
  6. Mr. Mukesh Thali,NRCT, All India Radio

New Media:

  1. Mr. Frederick Noronha, Senior Journalist
  2. Mr. Euan Roacha, Journalist, Reuters.com
  3. Ms. Sapana Sahani, Founder Member of Women Aloud Videoblogging for Empowerment (WAVE)
  4. Mr. Aaron Pereira, Journalist, First Post

Advertising & PR

  1. Ms. Skitta Faia,  Branch Manager, Perfect Relations Goa
  2. Ms. Dipti Bhonsale, Corporate Team Member, Edelman India, Mumbai
  3. Ms. Diana Braganza, PR Professional at Perfect Relations Goa

Photography:

  1. Mr. Rosario Estibeiro, Photojournalist
  2. Mr. Anoop Negi, Photojournalist
  3. Mr. Sunil Bhadri,  Associate Professor,  Manipal Institute of Communication
  4. Mr. Rajtilak Naik, Photojournalist, The Times of India
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