Kochi: The Kerala’s formidable media group Mathrubhumi launched its new venture, ‘Mathrubhumi Media School’ in Kochi, Kerala. The formal inauguration ceremony was attended by George Sebastian, Dean, Mathrubhumi Media School, Senior News Editor M V Jayakumar, P K Jayachandran, Bureau Chief, Ms P Sindhu Unit Manager, Mathrubhumi, and Naveen Sreenivasan, Cluster Head.
The media school, with the objective of promoting excellence in the field of media, will infuse broad knowledge, integrity and social commitment. It offers several comprehensive courses for an aspiring journalist, with a distinguished faculty dedicated to training the next generation of focused journalists in the state -of- the – art facilities the Group has within its media network, and at other media establishments. Mathrubhumi Media School ensures immersive professional experiences throughout its curriculum.
The year-long programme at Mathrubhumi Media School includes hands-on media exposure, projects and assignments which are specially focused on experiential learning through field experience, collaboration with leading media houses for training, and 2 months internship for students.
“To this latest venture, the house of Mathrubhumi, brings its unswerving commitment to accuracy and credibility, which has guided our fortunes from tempestuous beginnings to an era of media synergy across platforms. We will impart the best of education and training, with rigorous fidelity to respect for truth, equality and freedom.” Said M V Shreyams Kumar, Joint Managing Director, Mathrubhumi Group.
George Sebastian, Dean, Mathrubhumi Media School said “We have within the group all constituents of mass media viz; newspapers, magazines, television, FM radio, On-line media and a fully developed experiential marketing division. With an experience of over 94 years of excellence in creating content and reporting, Mathrubhumi is uniquely equipped to set up a media school. We are confident of imparting a wholesome learning experience to students which involve not just the theory of journalism, but they also get to practice what they learn”.