Dehradun-based private university UPES has inaugurated a new School of Modern Media and has roped in former director general of IIMC K G Suresh as the founding dean. Suresh has also served as a PTI senior journalist and as consulting editor with DD News.
School of Modern Media is offering undergraduate and post graduate programmes with courses ranging from Journalism and Mass Communication, Digital and Mass Media, Advertising and Digital Marketing and Events, PR and Corporate Communications. The program also offers specialization in Photography and MBA in Media & Entertainment at the post graduate level.
Speaking about his new role, the new dean said that Media today is witnessing unprecedented and fast paced changes in terms of technology and content. In an era of integrated newsroom and convergence media, the industry would be looking for techno savvy, creative and articulate yet socially sensitive professionals and the School of Modern Media aims to meet this ever-growing requirement of the industry.”