Dr. Joshi (b 1954) has a Ph.D is Linguistics and B.A. (Honors) in French Language and literature; Diploma in Italian, fromJawaharlal Nehru University . He has been trained in Broadcast journalism (IIMC) and Video journalism (International Institute for the Training of journalists, Budapest , Hungary ). Prof. Joshi is a media professional with significant experience in different types of media. He joined media academics in 1989.
Before joining IIMC, Dr. Joshi has been a freelance journalist, writer and professional translator for more than two decades. He has worked in electronic media as producer of News Magazine Program in Hindi for National Channels of All India Radio and as Casual News editor and News Reader of Doordarshan and All India Radio. Prof. Joshi had served as Course Director ofPost-graduate Diploma in Journalism (Hindi) for two years (2001-2003) before joining Jamia Millia Islamia as Professor of journalism in Department of Hindi (2006-08)