Summer Training Programme 2011 in Development Journalism

Summer Training Programme 2011 in Development Journalism

i-CORD in association with Development Channel organizes a 30-day ‘Certificate Programme on Development Journalism’ from June 13 to July 16 2010.
Key Highlights:

  • Expert sessions on major development issues
  • Training on Journalism: Reporting an Editing
  • On-the-job training
  • Meet the Leader Programme


Experts and speakers:
1. Rajdeep Sardesai: Editor-in-Chief, CNN IBN
2. Vijai Trivedi: Consulting Editor, NDTV
3. A K Tiwari: Director, PIB-Rural Development Ministry
4. Binoy Job: Director, Prime Minister’s Office
5. Ravish Kumar: Senior Editor, NDTV India
6. Pallavi Ghosh: Chief Political Correspondant, CNN IBN
7. Pankaj Pachauri: Managing Editor, NDTV
8. Nidhi Kulpati: Associate Editor, NDTV
9. Rohit Kansal: Director, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
10. Bilal Zaidi: Anchor/Correspondent NewsX
11. Sanket Upadhyay: Anchor/Correspondent Times Now
12. Alok Pandey: Kolkata, Patna Correspondent NDTV
13. Kashmir Singh IPS: Jt secy MHA
14. Pushpendra Singh: Grassroot Activist
15. Manish Sethi: Lecturer, Jamia Millia, Convenor
16. Prashant Negi: Lecturer, Jamia Millia
17. Prof GH Zaidi: HoD, Applied Arts, Jamia Millia

  • Issues of Sectarian crisis and Inclusive reportage
  • Minority issues
  • The Development vs Law and Order debate in the Naxal corridor
  • Land and Agrarian reforms
  • Solidarity Group Understanding Exclusion and Urban Ghettoisation
  • Concepts of Social Exclusion
  • Techniques – Understanding Photography & More…


Any candidate under the age of 25 who is interested in Development Journalism can apply

Fees: Rs.8,000

How to apply?
Interested candidates can send their CV to

About us
Development Channel is a not-for-profit, web based media organisation focussing on development and social issues. We provide development news, news from rural areas, information that are useful to citizens etc.

It is a first-of-its kind of institute for Development Journalism. I-CORD is initiated by mainstream journalists to bring social change through media. It is under the aegis of Development Channel.

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