Media workshop at Guwahati Press Club

Submitted by admin on Sat, 12/15/2007 - 06:07

The workshop will include joint sessions for all participants together including one headed by a Guwahati physician who is expert in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, and breakout sessions specifically for journalists, journalism educators and Non-Governmental Organizations.

The programme will be led by two American faculty members (James D. Kelly and Jyotika Ramaprasad) with experience in print and television journalism, photojournalism, and social marketing communication campaigns. James Kelly has worked for the Associated Press and for the South Bend (Indiana) Tribune newspaper and is Associate Professor at Indiana University. Similarly Jyotika Ramaprasad has worked on communication campaigns for international agencies including Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok, Thailand and is Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University.

The workshop will comprise only seven journalists, who will be given certificates of completion at the end of the workshop. Those interested are requested to contact Nava Thakuria, Secretary, Guwahati Press Club at 0361 2630963 (e-mail:, as early as possible.