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Monday, June 30, 2014

MoM | Odisha Chapter Meeting | 28 June, 2014

Dear IIMCians,

Odisha Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met on June 28 at Ekamara Haat, BBSR. It was presided by Mr. Arindam Das, Vice president while attended by more than two dozen alumni.

Minutes of the Meeting :-
1. Firstly members welcomed last batch students who had come to attend the meeting.
2. 2013-14 batch students introduced themselves and all were given hearty welcome.
3. Then placement of some of the students of the current batch was discussed. Old students gave references and asked the last batch students to contact and it was decided to provide necessary support in this regard.
4. Reshaping of Odisha chapter issue was taken up for discussion. For now it was decided to add Ms. Sasmita Paikray (OJ 2013-14 Batch) and Mr. Kishan Barai (OJ 2013-14 Batch)
as Joint secretaries. 
5. It was decided to call another meeting in August in which more senior alumni will be invited and then a full fledged revamp will be taken up.
6. IIMC Alumni Association's Odisha chapter will celebrate Odia Journalism day this year like previous year. A Sub-Committee headed by Mr. Punyashloka Mishra, Secretary will take care of the issues related to arrangements and logistics.
7. It was decided to host a get together for all alumni & their family members in the month of August/ September. Mr. Sudhansu Patro, Organization Secretary will look into the matter and finalize the dates as soon as possible. 

Thanks & Regards,
Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra
General Secretary, IIMCAA, Odisha

Friday, June 27, 2014

PITCH requires Correspondents

Profile: Correspondent for Pitch and 

Experience: 1 - 3 years experience in the field of journalism or advertising. 

Qualification: Graduation in mass communication or journalism from any recognized university/ institute.

Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in English language. 

Contact Person: 

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

IMP | Karnataka Chapter Meets on June 28 in Bangalore

Dear IIMCians,

Karnataka Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on June 28 at 5.00 PM @ Costa Coffee, Indiranagar, Bangalore

Agenda of the meeting;-
1. Electing a new President. Current President Mr. Goutam Das have left Bangalore.
2. To Fix a day for monthly or bi-monthly regular meetings like Last Saturday of every month.
3. Membership Drive.
4. Any other issue/ activity raised by alumni.

Thanks & Regards,
Surabhi Shandilya
General Secretary, IIMCAA, Karnataka

IMP | Odisha Chapter Meets On June 28 in BBSR

Dear IIMCians,

Odisha Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on June 28 (Saturday) at 7.00 PM.  

Venue-  Ekamra Haat, BBSR

Agenda for the Meeting:
1. Membership  Drive 
2. Planning for Preparatory meeting of Celebrating 150 years of Newspaper in Odisha
3. Planning for a get together pf all Members residing in Odisha in the Month of August
4. Providing support for placement of present batch of students
5. Interaction with New Batch of Students
6. Re-shaping the present Office Bearer structure
7. Any other Agenda with permission from the Chair

Thanks & Regards,
Jyoti Prakash Mohapatra
General Secretary, IIMCAA, Odisha

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Japanese News Agency JIJI Press needs Correspondent in Delhi

JIJI Press is one of the major news agencies in Japan catering to more than 140 newspapers in Japan and the world.

Requirement: Assistant Correspondent in New Delhi

Experience: More than 5 years of experience as a full-time journalist is preferred.

Job Profile: Assist a chief correspondent with gathering news, interviewing people, writing stories and all other journalistic activities as well as with managing the New Delhi bureau. Applicants must be proficient in English and Hindi. Other language skills are plus.

Salary: Will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

Contact: Mr. Ryota Dei,

Source | Jobs Media

DJ Alumni From Durban | Help Request for Social Media Research

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <>
Date: Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 9:56 PM
Subject: Research

Greetings from South Africa

Namaskar ji

I am currently working on a 30 page research on the topic " Since the Arab Spring, social media has taken the world by storm. How this has impacted on traditional media structures in developing countries".

Also what role social media played in Indias general elections. Do you think PM Narenda Modi upped his game by using social media.

I have a few research questionnaires to be answered by members of the  media circle and students.  Incorporate full names. 

1. Has social media led to a realigment of news values?

2. How has social media affected circulation?

3. What impact has the speedy demand for news had on advertisers, are they going online?

Pass send questionaires to your reporter friends and colleagues.

They will be quoted extensively in the research.

Ashok Ramsarup
Senior Producer: NewsBreak
SABC. Durban
Tel 0027 823769055

Monday, June 16, 2014

Vacancy for Sports Sr. Sub-Editor/Sub-Editor at Hindustan Times Next

This mail is subjected to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni only.

Dear IIMCians,

The Hindustan Times Next, a school newspaper from HT Media Ltd., requires a Sports Sr. Sub-Editor/Sub-Editor at their Delhi office.

Key Skills: Must have excellent knowledge of various Sports; good in English

Experience: 0-2 yrs of relevant experience

HT Next
is considered as the best school newspaper in India and quite popular among students and teachers. Around 3,000 schools in Delhi NCR subscribe this daily and circulation is around 3,00,000.

Those who are interested and fulfill above mentioned criteria, please send their CVs to

Thanks & Regards,
Animesh Biswas
(EJ-IIMC 2005-06)

Sunday, June 15, 2014

A Personal Note from Mr. Anshu Gupta, Goonj for June 16th

Dear IIMCians,

Alumni Mr. Anshu Gupta is founder of internationally acclaimed non-profit Goonj and have made a request to circulate it among alumni.

Thanks & Regards,
Deepti Gahrotra
Secretary, Communication 

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Anshu Goonj <>
Date: Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Subject: A personal note for June 16th..
To: Iimc Alumni <>, 

Hello All..


On June 16th, it will be a year from the horrific floods which devastated Uttarakhand in 2013.

For us at Goonj it has been one of the biggest campaigns. Whether it was the toughest initial phase or the harsh winters, a strong team with 3 local offices is still reaching out to people..


On 16th June, you are invited to a meeting to recap the year of our extensive work in Uttarakhand (invite enclosed). The people who made it possible, the challenges we face and the road map ahead. Do join us..



Kindly confirm your participation on to help us make better arrangements. 


With best


Anshu Gupta
Founder Director

Friday, June 13, 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

MoM | Madhya Pradesh Chapter Meeting | 8 June, 2014

Dear IIMCians,
Madhya Pradesh Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met at Indian Coffee House in Bhopal on Sunday, June 8.  Those present in the meeting were: Rashmi Chouhan, Anurag Chaubey and Vishakha Rajurkar Raj. Due to some exigency Kuldeep Soni, Shilpa Baburaj and Yogesh Gautam couldn't attend the meeting as was planned.    

Minutes of The Meeting:   
- The annual alumni meet "Connections 2014" magazine was distributed to those present.
- Some of those who couldn't attend the meeting were given the magazine later.   
- Those present planned to better the Madhya Pradesh Chapter alumni database uploaded on Facebook Group of the chapter. And those who couldn't attend the meeting have been informed of the same.   
- It was decided that henceforth all members would be encouraged to come up with the ideas regarding venue and timing according to their convenience. 
- A message for the same would be put on chapter's FB group 7 days before the meeting and ideas would be awaited.   

Thanks & Regards,
Rashmi Chouhan
Persident, MP Chapter, IIMCAA

Vacancy in People Matters | Gurgaon

People Matters, an HR magazine in Gurgaon is in urgent need of people across various fields.

They have vacancy in marketing, events, editorial and IT departments. 

They have work for print as well as web. 

For more details and for those interested, please mail your resumes to

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Open Appeal | Get A Lowest Quote for IIMCAA Website

Dear IIMCians,

We are working hard to get a wonderful & interactive website live for Alumni and Association. We had consulted several designers and received 3 quotations worth 8 Lakhs, 2.20 Lakhs and 1.70 Lakh.

IIMC Alumni Association has decided to seek help of alumni in getting more quotations and far lowest quote for the same. IIMCAA requests its alumni to help us and connect us with the designer concerned by June 20, 2014 at

IIMCAA shall ink the deal with an agency with lowest quote by end of the month.

Website Requirement & Features

Mission/History/ Future 
• Alumni Mission 
• Alumni Founding- when it has been founded 
• Our Future 
• Alumni Publications

Alumni Registration – Payment Portal 
- Batch Wise Alumni Registration to be created 
- Members Verification to be done ( Asking them about Two of their Batch Mates to 
countercheck their validity ) 
- Payment Gateway – So that annual membership fee can be paid online 
- This should be synced to a database, so as to collect all members info at one place 
- Automatic Username and Password generation mechanism
- Sign in Page

Alumni Services 
- Search your Friend- only available to members. Members can search their batch mates and other Alumni, in particular company and related feature 
- Alumni News 
- Batch Notes 
- Alumni Announcements 
- Featured Alumni 

Alumni database 
- Alumni Data as in Company , Position and Contact details to be maintained

Job listing 
- Billboard where Members can post about latest jobs 
- Full Info about Job only available to members after logging in to site while Non members can only see the Headline of job posting 

IIMC Blogs
- Connect blog to it - 

Activity Corner 
- Where Photos of various activities can be listed , Events can be Created , Alumni Can be 
invited and these can be coordinated properly 
- List Of all the upcoming Events month wise. 
- Galleries and photos of completed Events can be posted here. 
- Reunions Details 

Alumni Committees
• Introduction of Central Committee & Chapter Committees
• Online Election would take place for central committee where members will contest in panel or vote to a panel. This has to be made fool proof so that a fair election can be conducted.

Contact Us 
 Social Media integration
 Contact info

Thanks & Regards,
Deepti Gahrotra
Secretary, Communications

MoM | CC Meeting | 8 June, 2014

Dear IIMCians,

The Central Committee of IIMC Alumni Association met at IIMC HQ, New Delhi on June 8, 2014. Vice President Mr. Apurva Chamaria presided over the meeting that was attended by Treasurer Mr. Gaurav Dikshit, Organisation Secretary Mr. Ritesh Verma, CC Members Mr. Amit Kanaujia, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Ms. Nikita Arora & Mr. Smrithin Satishan. Organisation Secretary of Maharashtra Chapter Mr. Krishna Pophale, Alumni Mr. Ankit Roy, Mr. Akram Shakeel, Ms. Kamini Patil, Ms. Prashanti Choiden Moktan also attended the meeting.

A run down of the activities discussed is mentioned below: 

1. Review of Activities- IIMC Alumni Association ran a series on its counselling blog for students appearing for the entrance exam this year. Around 3 dozen alumni contributed for the series.

2. Review of Membership Drive- Membership drive is not picking up. CC is waiting for the website to give it a fresh push.

3. Review of Website Work- IIMC Alumni Association has consulted several designers to design its website. It has received three quotations so far worth 8 Lakhs, 2.20 Lakh & 1.70 Lakh. CC has decided to make the website features public to seek help of alumni in getting the lowest and most competitive quotations. CC shall close the deal within the next fortnight.

4. IIMCAA Elections 2014- CC has authorized V-President Mr. Apurva Chamaria, Organisation Secretaries Mr. Harshendra Verdhan & Mr. Ritesh Verma to consult promising alumni for the panel to be proposed by current team for next term.

Thanks & Regards,
Deepti Gahrotra
Secretary, Communication

Monday, June 9, 2014

IIMC Requires Associate Professor and Assistant Professor

IIMC invites applications for the following posts.

1. Associate Professor (Integrated Marketing Communication)- Post 1
2. Associate Professor (Communication & Media Research)- Post 1
3. Assistant Professor (Hindi Journalism) (Reserved for Physically handicapped)- Post 1


Saturday, June 7, 2014

IMP | CC Meets on June 8 @ IIMC HQ

Dear IIMCians,

The Central Committee of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on June 8 (Sunday) at 6.00 PM at IIMC HQ, New Delhi.

Agenda of the Meeting are as follows:-
1. Review of Activities
2. Review of Membership Drive
3. Review of Website Work
3. IIMCAA Elections 2014

Thanks & Regards,
Animesh Biswas
General Secretary

Friday, June 6, 2014

IMP | Madhya Pradesh Chapter Meets on June 8 in Bhopal

Dear IIMCians,

Madhya Pradesh Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association will hold a meeting on Sunday, June 8 at Indian Coffee House, Board Office, MP Nagar, Zone 1, Bhopal at 3.00 PM

All the alumni present in the city & around are requested to kindly mark their presence. IIMC Connections 2014 souvenir will be distributed in the meeting. 

A database, as was decided earlier,  will be uploaded on the Facebook group of the chapter before the meeting. 

We could discuss more on expanding our network in the state in addition to get together at a regular interval.

Thanks & Regards,
Rashmi Chouhan, President
Anurag Chaubey, General Secretary
Madhya Pradesh Chapter, IIMC Alumni Association

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Business Today Online is Hiring !

The India Today Group Digital team is looking to hire for the Business Today online team.

The profile includes filing and editing of agency copies related to business and technology, managing in-house specials and coordinating with the print team in rolling out new features.

Salary will be in line with industry standards. The individual should be willing to work in shifts. It's a 5-day a week job; offs will be decided in coordination with other members of the team.

Freshers, with interest in business journalism, having good command over the English language are welcome to send in their resume to