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Mathrubhumi opens media school in Kochi to train aspiring journalists

The school will offer comprehensive courses, including hands-on media exposure, experiential learning, collaboration with leading media houses for training and two months internship

Kerala’s Mathrubhumi media group has launched its new venture, ‘Mathrubhumi Media School’, in Kochi.

The media school with the objective of promoting excellence in the field of media will infuse broad knowledge, integrity and social commitment to its students. It will offer several comprehensive courses for an aspiring journalist, with a distinguished faculty dedicated to training students in state-of-the-art facilities, the group has within its media network, and at other media establishments. The school will ensure immersive professional experiences throughout its curriculum.


The formal inauguration ceremony was attended by George Sebastian, Dean, Mathrubhumi Media School; M V Jayakumar, Senior News Editor; P K Jayachandran, Bureau Chief; P Sindhu, Unit Manager, Mathrubhumi and Naveen Sreenivasan, Cluster Head.

The year-long programme at Mathrubhumi Media School includes hands-on media exposure, projects and assignments specially focused on experiential learning through field experience, collaboration with leading media houses for training and a two-month 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, online 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 involves not just the theory of journalism, but they also get to practice what they learn.”

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(L to R) P K Jayachandran, Bureau Chief, (MB), George Sebastin, Dean Mathrubhumi Media School,Senior News Editor M V Jayakumar,Naveen Sreenivasan, Cluster Head. and P Sindhu Unit Manager, Mathrubhumi

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