Dr. Amaresh Jha

Associate Professor
Specialization: Media

Media educator with rich industry and teaching experience of more than 17 years. Worked with leading Indian News Channels like Zee, India TV, India News, and DD News. Highly published in Scopus and UGC recognized journals. The reviewer of two Scopus indexed international journals published from the USA. Working as Project Director on the major project of Indian Council of Social Sciences Research under IMPRESS (Impactful Policy Research in Social Science) scheme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Expertise in curriculum development for graduate and post-graduate courses and teaching courses like media production, reporting, planning, newsroom management, media buying, research, and training. Extensive commitment to learning and development of students. Trained in Fact-Checking and Navigating Misinformation from Knight Centre for the Journalism. Fellow of Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Member of Eastern Communication Association, USA and International Sociological Association, Madrid. Winner of best research paper award in ICAN conference organized in collaboration with Deakin University, Australia. Recognized for pioneering contribution to the concept of Excitons in Mind and Media. Published a book 'Advocating for Rights' on capacity building of advocates.