Faculty Details

Sangeeta Pranvendra

Sangeeta Pranvendra, Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication sangeeta.pranvendra@gmail.com

Prof (Dr) Sangeeta Pranvendra is a Professor in the Radio and Television Department at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi. She heads the Social Media and PR Department, IT Department and the Community Radio of IIMC – Apna Radio 96.9FM.   

 Dr Pranvendra is a PhD in Journalism and has a work experience of over 20 years in leading media organizations like India TV, Hindustan Times, Bhaskar TV, DNA Newspaper and The Free Press Journal, Mumbai. She has also been associated with All India Radio and Doordarshan.

 She has worked in print, radio and television and has extensively covered news on politics, agitations, natural disasters, child marriages, human rights, child labour, water, women, gender, health and stories from the Indo-Pak border.

 This has given her hands on understanding, sensitization, acclimatization and experience to deal with varied issues.

 Dr Sangeeta Pranvendra is the first journalist who has covered the sensitive issue of child marriages in the rural, tribal areas of Rajasthan on camera with reporter presence on spot. With help from police and administration - who acted on her information - close to 20 people, were arrested.

 She has conducted ToTs (training of trainers) and workshops for ground level workers, academics and officers – and has been guest speaker at academic - state and national level seminars on Human Rights, Human Trafficking and Gender Sensitization.



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