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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

MoM | Odisha Chapter Meet- Connections Dhenkanal Preponed to 26 February, 2017

Dear IIMCians,

Odisha Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met at Press Club of Odisha on January 7, 2017. Chapter President Mr. Sanjay Kumar Sahoo presided over the meeting that was attended by Organisation Secretary Mr. Sudhansu Kumar Patro, Treasurer Mr. Kishan Barai, Joint Secretary Mr. Ananta Prasad, Mr. Binayak Mishra,  Alumni Mr. Chidananda Jena, Mr. Asit Mohanty, Mr. Jagabandhu Rath, Mr. Ranjan Mohapatra and Mr. Gunamani Biswal. 

Minutes of the Meeting:

Connection 2017 at Dhenkanal
- Connection 2017 of Odisha Cahpter will be held on February 26, 2017 at IIMC, Dhenkanal. Earlier it was scheduled on March 5, 2017 but owing to engagements of our alumni in statewide Biju Patnaik Birth Centenary Celebrations same day, we are advancing the date to February 26. The Central Committee has been informed about the date change and requested to make necessary changes in annual meet calendar.

Sponsorship Sub Committee
- Mr. Kishan Barai will coordinate Sponsorship sub-committee. Mr. Sanjay Sahoo and Mr. Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra to guide and support the sub-committee. Members are- Mr. Kishan Barai, Mr. Ananta Prashad, Mr. Kapilendra Pradhan, Mr. Chidananda Jena and Mr. Abinash.
- Sponsorship Sub-Committee will ensure that all the target organisations are approached by January 20, 2017. They will follow up with the organisation and finalise the sponsorship line up by February 10, 2017.

Arrangements
- Mr. Sudhanshu Patro to hire Volvo Bus / Hop-on-Hop-off vehicle for travel of alumni on February 26. He will confirm the same by January 20, 2017.
- Batch and wrist band to be provided to all alumni. Mr. Ananta Prasad to make necessary arrangements.
- Mr. Ananta Prasad and Mr. Sudhansu Patro to arrange lunch at the venue and will confirm about the same by January 20.
- Mr. Sanjay Sahoo & Mr. Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra to arrange guests in consultation with the central committee.
- A team of following members will visit IIMC Campus one day in Advance to make arrangements:  Mr. Sudhansu, Mr. Deepak, Mr. Raja, Mr. Sandip Sethy, Mr. Santosh, Mr. Jagabandhu, Mr. Binayak & Mr. Ranjan.
- Mr. Sudhansu, Mr. Raja and Mr. Jagabandhu to arrange bouquet, venue setting, banner etc.
- The Following members will contact and inform other members for their participation in Connection 2017- Mr. Asit, Mr. Pawan Tiwari, Mr. Ananta Prasad, Mr. Jyoti Prakash, Mr. Kishan, Mr. Raja and Mr. Sudhansu.
- The following members will be responsible for Stage management and discipline- Mr. Jyoti Prakash, Mr. Durgashish, Mr. Binayak, Ms. Khushboo, Ms. Anwesha and Mr. Kishan.
- Photography and video recording arrangements to be done by Mr. Ananta Prasad
- Mr. Jagabandhu, Mr. Kishan and Mr. Charu Chandan will coordinate travel of members to Dhenkanal on February 26, 2017.

Next meeting will be held on January 22, 2017 at 6.30 PM at Press Club of Odisha to review the preparations.

 
Thanks & Regards,
Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra
General Secretary, Odisha

Friday, January 6, 2017

Delhi | Central Committee Meeting | 8 January, 2017 @ 4 PM

Dear IIMCians,

The Central Committee of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on January 8 at 4 PM at IIMC HQ to review preparations for Annual Alumni Meet- Connections 2017.

Agenda:
1. Sponsorship and partnership
2. Representative to State Meets
3. Arrangements of meet
4. IIMCAA Awards 2017
5. Campus Wale Teachers Felicitation
6. Any issue raised by members present


Thanks & Regards,
Mihir Ranjan
General Secretary

MoM | Bhubaneswar- Odisha Chapter Meeting | 4 January, 2017

Dear IIMCians,

 

Odisha Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met at Press Club of Odisha on January 4, 2017. Chapter President Mr. Sanjay Kumar Sahoo presided over the meeting that was attended by General Secretary Mr. Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra, Organisation Secretary Mr. Sudhansu Kumar Patro, Treasurer Mr. Kishan Barai, Alumni Mr. Chidananda Jena and Mr. Charu Chandan Das.

 

Minutes of the Meeting

 

Connection 2017 at Dhenkanal

 

Date

Odisha is celebrating Biju Patnaik's Birth Centenary on March 5, 2017 hence the date of Connection 2017 at Dhenkanal may be shifted in consultation with the Central Committee. Two Volvo bus will be arranged for alumni from Bhubaneswar to Dhenkanal and return.

 

Outline of the programme flow

11.00 AM- 13.00 PM- Meeting

13.00 PM- 14.30 PM- Lunch

14.30 PM- 17.00 PM- Cultural / DJ Programme

 

Organising Committee

A committee has been formed with following members: Mr. Jyotiprakash Mohapatra, Mr. Sudhansu Patro, Mr. Kishan Barai, Mr. Chidananda Jena, Mr. Charu Chandan Das, Mr. Binayak, Ms. Sasmita, Ms. Itishree, Mr. Ananta, Mr. Satya Mallick, Mr. Rakesh Mohanty, Mr. Jajati Karan, Ms. Kasturi Ray and Ms. Sarda Lahangir.

 

The first meeting of the organising committee will take place at 6 PM on 7th January, 2017 at Press Club of Odisha. Mr. Sudhansu Patro to coordinate the meeting.

 

Sponsorship

Chapter will try to raise as much sponsorship as possible to host the Connections 2017 successfully. Responsibility will be assigned to organising committee members at the next meeting.

 

Bank Account of Chapter

A separate bank account of the chapter will be opened in consultation with the Central Committee. Mr. Sudhansu Patro and Mr. Kishan Barai to do the needful.

 

Membership Drive

The Chapter will have a membership drive to formally enrol all alumni present in Odisha. All alumni are requested to enrol themselves along with annual membership fee. A detailed plan regarding membership drive will be shared soon.

 

 

Thanks & Regards,

Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra

General Secretary, Odisha

IIMC Alumni Association

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Times Now | Multiple Openings | Mumbai & Delhi

TIMES NOW is looking to hire Young & Bright Journalists for various positions in the channel. So if you are looking to give a turn to your career, read on and apply to the applicable Career Opportunity.

 

1.News Research Analyst: If you are someone who lives, breathes & eats News, then this job is for you!

 

       Job Location : Mumbai

       Job Profile:

·         Researching thoroughly and providing all content-related material for News & special shows

·         Analysing the political situations and electoral results

·         Proficient in sifting through data and link news events with background information

·         Suggesting the relevant guests for the show so as to ensure that the quality of the show is not compromised

 

       Required Skills :

·         2- 6 yrs of experience in similar profile

·         Preferably, Education in Political Science, History, Arts, English apart from Journalism

·         Excellent written & verbal communication

·         Team Player

 

2.News Reporters: If you know the truth is out there & can go at any length to get it, then you deserve to be out on field!

 

   Job Location : Delhi

       Job Profile:

·         Responsible for breaking stories ahead of competition

·         Doing stories that impacts Government, Policy Makers & Common Man

·         Checking on accuracy and credibility of exclusive news

·         Delivering exclusive stories consistently

·         Ability to come up with exhaustive questions on domain

       Required Skills

·         2- 6 yrs of experience in similar profile

·         Preferably covered Government, Ministries, Political parties or similar beats

·         Excellent written & verbal communication

·         Go getter

 

   3.Output Desk: When you know the story then you tell the story so that a common man will know, what it means to them.

     Job Location : Mumbai

      Job Profile:

·         Responsible for breaking stories ahead of competition

·         Creating rundowns, editing and packaging news in all formats & genres

·         Editing scripts for broadcast by condensing or expanding material gathered from sources and/or reporters

·         Writing anchor links and building and executing run-downs for bulletins

·         Cutting bytes, making capsules and writing for the ticker as well as breaking news flashes

·         Producing news packages ,editing news packages and scripts for the show

·         Coordinating with the PCR to ensure accurate On-Air delivery of graphics and other inputs

    Required Skills:

·         2- 6 yrs of experience in similar profile

·         Excellent written & verbal communication

·         Team Player & quick on feet

 

4.News Coordination: If there is news, then the news makers should be first on TIMES NOW

 

      Job Location : Delhi & Mumbai

       Job Profile:

·         Good networking skills with various personalities in order to ensure that faces of high repute attend the various event of the channel

·         Lining up panellists of national and international stature and the ones who are the best in their respective fields – politics, culture, business, entertainment and sports

·         Maintaining a track of guests who appeared on the different shows.

·         Fixing bytes of prominent personalities from all walks of life for special campaigns

     Required Skills:

·         2- 6 yrs of experience in similar profile

·         Excellent written & verbal communication

·         Team Player & quick on feet

 

 

If any of the opportunity excites you then rush & send your CV's to Supriya.semwal@timesgroup.com / Pallavi.bisht@timesgroup.com


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Bhubaneswar | Odisha Chapter Meeting | 4 January, 2017

Dear IIMCians,

Odisha Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on 04 January, 2017 at Press Club of Odisha, Bhubaneswar to discuss the following things.

1. Annual Alumni Meet- Connections 2017 preparations.
2. Silver Jubilee Celebrations of IIMC, Dhenkanal.
3. Membership Drive.
4. Any other issue with the permission of chair.

Meeting Date: 4 Jan 2017 

Time: 7 PM 

Venue: Press Club of Odisha, Master Canteen, BBSR


Thanks and Regards, 
Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra
General Secretary, Odisha
IIMC Alumni Association

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

ENRICH List: Campus Wale Teachers | IIMC Connections 2017 | February 19, 2017

Dear IIMCians,

 

IIMC Alumni Association will felicitate alumni teachers under Campus Wale Teachers theme at the Annual Alumni Meet- Connections 2017.

 

IIMCAA will felicitate its alumni serving in academic division of any Public or Private Educational Institute on full time basis in any stream. Alumni not employed with an institute but adopted teaching as a full time profession will be felicitated as well. Alumni working in different sectors but teaching as an expert visiting faculty will not be considered.

 

Following are the alumni teachers we have in our knowledge. The list is provisional and felicitation is conditional to meeting criteria & consent of alumni itself to appear in series on FB and in Souvenir and attend the felicitation at the Annual Alumni Meet Connections 2017 on February 19, 2017 at IIMC HQ, New Delhi.

 

List of Alumni Teachers in Descending Order as Per IIMC Batch

 

1. Ms. Gita Bamezai | 1976-77 Batch

2. Mr. Vijay Parmar | 1977-78 Batch

3. Mr. Madhuker Upadhyay | 1978-79 Batch

4. Mr. Amit Sengupta | 1981-82 Batch

5. Ms. Simrat Gulati | 1984-85 Batch

6. Mr. Pradeep Mallik | 1985-86 Batch

7. Ms. Rama | 1987-88 Batch

8. Mr. Harish Kumar | 1987-88 Batch

9. Mr. Manoj Dayal | 1988-89 Batch

10. Ms. Archana Somashekar | 1991-92 Batch

11. Mr. Vamsee Juluri | 1991-92 Batch

12. Ms. Vartika Nanda | 1993-94 Batch

13. Ms. Mitali Mohanty | 1993-94 Batch

14. Ms. Rinku Pegu | 1995-96 Batch

15. Ms. Krishna Pandey | 1995-96 Batch

16. Mr. Alok Kumar Gupta | 1995-96 Batch

17. Ms. Kitty Mukherjee | 1996-97 Batch

18. Ms. Gayatri Srivastava | 1996-97 Batch

19. Mr. Anil Saumitra | 1996-97 Batch

20. Mr. Dev Vrat Singh |  1997-98 Batch

21. Ms. Suchitra Patnaik | 1998-99 Batch

22. Mr. Aashish Joshi | 1998-99 Batch

23. Ms. Archana Kumari | 1999-2000 Batch

24. Ms. Nibha Sinha | 1999-2000 Batch

25. Mr. Amiya Mohan | 1999-2000 Batch

26. Mr. Nadim Akhter | 2000-01 Batch

27. Mr. Mukesh Kumar | 2001-02 Batch

28. Mr. Vijay Dubey | 2001-02 Batch

29. Ms. Padmini Jain | 2002-03 Batch

30. Mr. Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra | 2002-03 Batch

31. Mr. Sujeet Kumar | 2003-04 Batch

32. Mr. Dheeraj Vashistha | 2004-05 Batch

33. Mr. Venkatram Reddy Sureddy | 2004-05 Batch

34. Mr. Ratan Singh Shekhawat | 2004-05 Batch

35. Mr. Amit Kumar | 2004-05 Batch

36. Ms. Tanu Shree | 2005-06 Batch

37. Ms. Jaya Drona | 2005-06 Batch

38. Mr. Swadesh Singh | 2005-06 Batch

39. Mr. Rajesh Kumar | 2005-06 Batch

40. Mr. Rahul Kumar | 2005-06 Batch

41. Ms. Suruchi Sirish | 2006-07 Batch

42. Ms. Chetna Bhatia | 2008-09 Batch

43. Mr. Radhe Krishan | 2010-11 Batch

44. Ms. Abhilasha Alice Tirkey | 2011-12 Batch

45. Mr. Inderjeet Singh | 2011-12 Batch

 

We shall publish profiles of alumni teachers in a series on our Facebook page and share it further on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn pages of IIMCAA from January 10th onward. The same shall also be published in the Souvenir of Connections 2017.

 

Have a look at 2014 Edition of Connection's Souvenir | Campus Wale Writers

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.765337390177867.1073742000.267535703291374&type=3

 

Have a look at 2015 Edition of Connection's Souvenir | Campus Wale Entrepreneurs

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1030915470286723.1073742214.267535703291374&type=3

 

Have a look at 2016 Edition of Connection's Souvenir | Campus Wale Bureaucrats

https://www.facebook.com/pg/IIMCAA/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1350216095023324

 

FB Series of an alumni shall chronicle profile in approximately 300 words covering journey before & after IIMC and life as a teacher with at least four photographs (profile, class, awards etc).

 

Frequency of publication of profiles on social media will depend on the number of entries we receive from alumni or on behalf of alumni. Alumni may write for themselves or rope in other alumni to pen down their profile. Have a look at few profiles published last year under the series Campus Wale Bureaucrats to understand the type of profile and pictures we seek for the series.

 

CWB | Suresh Kumar Vashishth, IAS-1998 | EJ, Delhi| 1994-95 Batch

https://www.facebook.com/pg/IIMCAA/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1102012179843718

 

CWB | Saumitra Mohan, IAS | EJ, New Delhi | 1996-97 Batch

https://www.facebook.com/pg/IIMCAA/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1087550591289877

 

CWB | Mitali Namchoom, IAS- 2011 | Ad-PR, Delhi | 2001-02 Batch

https://www.facebook.com/pg/IIMCAA/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1101702336541369

 

CWB | Kishor Kaushal, IPS | HJ, New Delhi | 2005-06 Batch

https://www.facebook.com/pg/IIMCAA/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1082324505145819

 

We seek your help to reach out to other alumni teachers, falling under our felicitation criteria, whom we might have missed in this primary list. Help us with their name, batch, email, mobile no. etc.

 

Enrich the list and make it a grand success.



Thanks & Regards,

Dr. Rama

Convenor, Campus Wale Teachers

IIMC Alumni Meet- Connections 2017

Monday, December 19, 2016

Checklist | IIMCAA Awards 2017

Dear IIMCians,

It is important to adhere to each and every condition of the IIMCAA Awards 2017 to ensure your entries are shortlisted for evaluation by jury. We would like to request to all prospective applicants to read rules and criteria of the awards carefully before sending entries. Here is the link of notification of the IIMCAA Awards 2017.

Checklist for IIMCAA Awards 2017

All Categories
- PG Diploma holder of IIMC. Details of academic session, department and campus.
- Two references of class/ batch with their mobile number and email id
- Brief essay to justify entry for the award
- Applicant to submit an undertaking to authorise IIMCAA to use applicant's name, photograph, organisation's name and their entries for promoting the Awards in all communication medium
- Organisational nomination should be backed by Head of the department or competent authority
- One applicant, one entry, one season
- Entries acceptable only in PDF, JPEG, PPT, Web URL Link format
- Applicant to provide a suitable translation in English or Hindi if language of content is other than Hindi or English

Categories of Reporting- Agricultural, Investigative, Developmental and Political
- Recommendation letter from the Head of the organisation/ Reporting Manager/ Two peers are required if entry lacks byline or explicit credit to the applicant

Categories of Production- Print, Broadcast and Digital
- Letter of the Editor/ Competent Authority explicitly nominating the applicant for the award
Print Production
- Extra weightage will be given to special pages
- Advertorials/ Sponsored pages will not qualify
Broadcast Production
- Content must be of minimum 10 minutes duration & produced for half an hour wheel only
- Entry must be sent with an additional 3 minutes summarized capsule of the entry
- Online Video/ Audio link
- Must not be in violation of copyright laws
- Astrology/ Call in shows do not qualify
Digital Production
- Applicant should be directly involved in ideation, creation and managing the site/ page/section
- Additional innovations made for the said site on mobile and/ or app will be considered favourably
- Work entered should have some innovation or introduction of new feature in the date range 01-01-2015 to 31-12-2016 
- Must be accompanied by screenshots.

Categories of Public Relations and Corporate Communications
- A campaign can't be entered for two different categories. If an alumnus of agency and another of client side send the same campaign for two different categories, the entry received first will be considered.
Public Relations
- Entries from alumni at any agency will be accepted only.
Corporate Communications
- Entries from alumni at any corporate will be accepted only.
- Entry can be for one or more of the following sub categories- Crisis Communication, Internal Communication, Communication to bring about any social change outside and External communication to achieve a perception shift 

Category of Advertising
- Entry format must be JPEG for print, Online link for TVC/ Radio Spots, AV Presentation/ PPT for Digital campaign or campaigns involving more than one creative

All the best !

Thanks & Regards,
Simrat Gulati
Convenor, IIMCAA Awards 2017

MoM | Mumbai- Maharashtra Chapter Meeting | 17 December, 2016

Dear IIMCians,

Maharashtra Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met in Mumbai on December 17, 2016. 

Chapter President Mr. Suryakant Mishra presided over the meeting that was attended by General Secretary Mr. Sourav Mishra, senior alumni Mr. Virendra Mishra, Ms. Gayatri Srivastava, Mr. Devidutt Tripathy, Mr. Niranjan Bharti, Ms. Dolly Bansiwar, Ms. Kamini Patil, Mr. Saransh Jain & Ms. Pooja Sagar. 

Minutes of the Meetings

- Meeting discussed sponsorship works with respect to Annual Alumni Meet- Connections 2017 and venue for Mumbai leg of Connections 2017.
- Chapter decided to participate in social activity with a NGO in Janury, 2017.
- Development on plans to host film screening were shared with members and it was decided to start it as soon as place for the same is arranged.


Thanks & Regards,
Sourav Mishra
General Secretary, Maharashtra
IIMC Alumni Association

Saturday, December 17, 2016

IIMCAA Awards 2017 | Jury | Auditor | Categories | Rules & Criteria | Last Date- 15 January, 2017

Dear IIMCians,

IIMC Alumni Association is moving forward in its endeavour to keep the alumni community active and connected. We have had many activities in the past where our alumni have been felicitated as bureaucrats or writers or entrepreneurs. The aim being to recognize the varied achievements of our alumni.

From this year onwards we are adding The IIMCAA Awards in 10 categories to recognize the professional achievements of the diploma holders of IIMC in the fields of Mass Communications itself.

These awards will felicitate the best professional work done by the alumnus, during 1 January, 2015 to 31 December, 2016 in each category. Each award carries a cash prize along with a trophy and a certificate.

There is a cash prize of Rs 51,000 for one category and Rs 21,000 for the other nine categories. Awards will be given at the annual alumni meet Connections 2017 on 19th February 2017.

The selection will be done by an 11 member jury of eminent mass communication personalities. The final selection would be done on 22nd January, 2017 at IIMC HQ, Delhi when all the jury members will convene and select winners in each of the 10 categories. The awards will be announced on 19 February, 2017.

Jury of IIMCAA Awards 2017

Chair 
1. Prof. Jaishri Jethwaney, Former Course Director, AD & PR, IIMC

Non Alumni Members
2. Mr. Rajesh Kalra, Chief Editor- Times Digital
3. Mr. Ram Kripal Singh, Former Editor- Navbharat Times
4. Mr. Anshuman Tiwari, Editor- India Today, Hindi
5. Mr. Nitin Mantri- CEO, Avian Media
6. Mr. Raj Kumar Jha- Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather
7. Mr. Samir Kapur, Senior VP, Adfactors PR

Alumni Members
8. Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder- Goonj
9. Mr. Unni Rajen Shankar, Editor- Indian Express
10. Mr. Supriya Prasad, Managing Editor- Aaj Tak
11. Mr. Braj Kishore, Corporate Communication Head- Reliance Infra

Auditor of IIMCAA Awards 2017

Dr. Gita Bamezai, Head of the Communication Research Department at IIMC is Auditor for IIMCAA Awards 2017. She will oversee and ensure the process of entry and selection are duly followed.

Categories of IIMCAA Awards 2017

1. Agricultural Reporting- 51000 INR
2. Investigative Reporting- 21000 INR
3. Developmental Reporting- 21000 INR
4. Political Reporting- 21000 INR
5. Print Production- 21000 INR
6. Broadcast Production- 21000 INR
7. Digital Production- 21000 INR
8. Public Relations- 21000 INR
9. Corporate Communications- 21000 INR
10. Advertising- 21000 INR

Criteria and Rules of IIMCAA Awards 2017

1. Applicant must be a PG Diploma holder of the IIMC.
2. Applicant must cite an example of outstanding work done in the reference period for the particular years' award, in this case the period applicable is 1 January, 2015 – 31 December, 2016. 
3. Entries to be sent at alumni.iimc@gmail.com
4. Applicant must attach a brief essay of the work justifying the eligibility to the jury. 
5. Entries to be sent only in PDF, JPEG, URL, PPT formats. 
6. If entry is Video/ Audio, send the web URL of uploaded file by self/ organization.
7. An applicant can send only one entry in any one category in a particular year.
8. Recommendation letter from the Head of the organisation/ Reporting Manager/ Two peers are required. Entries with by- lines do not require any recommendation but clippings/ PDF/ URL is a must in that case.
9. Entry need to be accompanied by a letter of Editor/ Competent Authority in all the three categories of the Production Awards.
10. Organisational nomination should be backed by Head of the department or competent authority.
11. Two references of classmates/ batchmates at IIMC have to be provided by applicant with their email id and mobile number. 
12. Work in all Indian languages will be considered without favour or prejudice but the applicant should provide a suitable translation in English or Hindi to enable the jury to judge.
13. Central Committee members do not qualify for any awards.
14. A campaign can't be entered for two different categories. If an alumnus of agency and another of client side send the same campaign for two different categories, the entry received first will qualify and will be considered for judging.
15. Applicant must submit an undertaking to authorise IIMCAA to use applicant's name, photograph, organisation's name and their entries for promoting the Awards in all communication medium. 
16. Last date to submit the entries is 15 January, 2017.
17. The applicant has to agree to the all terms and conditions of the IIMCAA Awards. 
18. If the jury doesn't find any suitable entry in any of the categories then the award for that category may be dropped for that year.
19. The decision of the jury will be final and can't be contested in any court.
Criteria for evaluating the entries

Category 01- Agricultural Reporting
Credibility
Uniqueness
Relevance
Impact
Quality of reportage

Category 02- Investigative Reporting
Credibility
Uniqueness
Reach
Quality of reportage
Impact

Category 03- Developmental Reporting
Credibility
Uniqueness
Relevance
Impact
Quality of reportage

Category 04- Political Reporting
Credibility
Exclusivity
Impact
Reach
Quality of reportage

Category 05- Print Production
Innovation
Layout
Quality of Content

Note:
- Extra weightage will be given to special pages
- Advertorials/ Sponsored pages will not qualify.

Category 06- Broadcast Production
Concept
Innovation
Quality of Content
Packaging
Impact

Note
- Content must be of minimum 10 minutes duration & produced for half an hour wheel only. 
- Entry must be sent with an additional 3 minutes summarized capsule of the entry.
- Online Video/ Audio link
- Must not be in violation of copyright laws
- Astrology/ Call in shows do not qualify

Category 07- Digital Production
Innovation
Design
Quality of Content
Usability
Interactive Elements

Note-
- Applicant should be directly involved in ideation, creation and managing the site/ page/section.
- Additional innovations made for the said site on mobile and/ or app will be considered favourably. 
- Work entered should have some innovation or introduction of new feature in the date range 01-01-2015 to 31-12-2016. 
- Must be accompanied by screenshots.
Category 08- Public Relations
Rationale
Strategy 
Planning
Execution 
Impact

Note- Entries from alumni at any agency will be accepted only.

Category 09- Corporate Communications
Rationale
Strategy 
Planning
Execution 
Impact

Note
- Entries from alumni at any corporate will be accepted only.
- Entry can be for one or more of the following sub categories- 
- A. Crisis Communication
- B. Internal Communication 
- C. Communication to bring about any social change outside
- D. External communication to achieve a perception shift 

Category 10- Advertising
Objective
Strategy
Creativity
Execution
Impact & Brand Recall

Note
- Print Ad: JPEG
- TVC: Online link
- Radio Spots: Online link
- Digital campaign: AV Presentation/ PPT.
- Campaigns involving more than one creative: AV presentation.


Thanks & Regards,
Simrat Gulati
Convenor, IIMCAA Awards 2017

Thursday, December 15, 2016

IIMC Alumni Association Invites Entries for IIMCAA Awards 2017 | Last Date- 15 January, 2017

Dear IIMCians,

IIMC Alumni Association is moving forward in its endeavour to keep the alumni community active and connected. We have had many activities in the past where our alumni have been felicitated as writers or entrepreneurs or bureaucrats. The aim being to recognize the varied achievements of our alumni.

From this year onwards we are adding The IIMCAA Awards in 10 categories to recognize the professional achievements of the diploma holders of IIMC in the fields of Mass Communications itself. These awards will felicitate the best professional work done by the alumnus, during 1 January, 2015 to 31 December, 2016 in each category. Each award carries a cash prize along with a trophy and a certificate.
There is a cash prize of Rs 51,000 for one category and Rs 21,000 for the other nine categories. The awards will be announced & given at the Annual Alumni Meet- Connections 2017 on 19th February, 2017 at IIMC HQ, New Delhi. 

The selection will be done by a 11 member jury of eminent mass communication personalities. The final selection would be done on 22nd January, 2017 when all the jury members will convene and select winners in each of the 10 categories. 

IIMC Alumni Association declares entry open for IIMCAA Awards 2017 and invites entries latest by January 15, 2017. Kindly go through the rules and criteria carefully and submit entries in required format with all the supporting documents, information as mentioned. Incomplete entry on any parameter will not be considered.


Thanks & Regards,
Simrat Gulati
Convenor, IIMCAA Awards 2017

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Mumbai | Maharashtra Chapter Meeting | 17 December @ 5 PM | Food Court, BKC

Dear IIMCians,

Maharashtra Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on 17th December, 2016 (Saturday) at Food Court, BKC at 5.00 PM.

Alumni living in Maharashtra are requested to attend the meeting.


Thanks & Regards,
Sourav Mishra
General Secretary

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Delhi | Central Committee Meeting | 20 November, 2016 @ 3 PM

Dear IIMCians,

The Central Committee of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on November 20th, 2016 at 3.00 PM at IIMC HQ, New Delhi. 

Agenda:-
1. Preparations for Annual Alumni Meet- Connections 2016.
2. Any other issue raised by alumni present in the meeting.


Thanks & Regards,
Mihir Ranjan
General Secretary

Ms. Subhra Priyadarshini | Editor- Souvenir | Annual Alumni Meet- Connections 2017

Dear IIMCians,

Ms. Subhra Priyadarshini, 1993-94 Batch Alumna (EJ, Dhenkanal), is Editor of Souvenir- Connections 2017.


Thanks & Regards,
Mihir Ranjan
General Secretary


Monday, November 14, 2016

IIMC Invite: National Press Day Lecture | 15 November @ 3.30 PM

Dear Madam/ Sir,

The Director General, IIMC cordially invites you to attend the National Press Day lecture at IIMC to be delivered by Veteran Journalist and Chairman, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGCNA) Shri Ram Bhadur Rai at 3.30 P.M. on Tuesday, 15th November 2016 at the  Institute's Auditorium, Mahatma Gandhi Manch. 

Your presence will be highly appreciated.


Regards,
Mayank Agrawal
Addl. Director General, IIMC

Friday, November 4, 2016