Mass Media is a field where an individual can show his creative excellence as well as his commitment towards the problems of the society. The life of iconic Media persons in this regard is a great example for the future professionals of this industry. Mass media institutes in Kolkata through its industry centric practices are generating a pool of professionals who are conversant with the latest challenges in the Media Industry. Shreen Bhaan is a famous Indian Journalist and News Anchor. She holds the position of Managing Director of the premier Business Channel CNBC TV 18 for the last 4 years. Miss Shreen took over as the Managing Director after the iconic News personality Udayan Mukherjee decided to step down from that position. If we look at the personal life of this leading lady journalist of our country, we can see that she is from a Kashmiri Hindu family. She completed her schooling from Central school or Kendriya Vidyalaya in Kashmir and also from Air Force Bal Bharati School, Lodha Road in New Delhi. She graduated from the famous St Stephens College with a Bachelors Degree in Philosophy and a Masters Degree in Communication Studies from University of Pune where her area of specialization was Film and Television studies.
What can a Media School and student can learn from the life of this iconic Lady Journalist?
A student of Media and Journalism can learn several attributes from the life of this leading journalist of our country. She has spent 15 years of her life in this challenging profession where she tried to understand the landscape and environment of the Indian Business and economic environment. This in turn helped her to shape her policy of doing Business and Economic Journalism in this country. She began her working career with one of the stalwart Journalists of our country Karan Thapar in his Production House. The name of his Production House was Infotainment Television. She joined UTV News and Current Affairs division and produced some landmark shows like We the People for Star television and Line of fire for SAB TV channel. She joined the prestigious CNBC TV 18 in December 2000. She has been hugely responsible for breaking a huge range of news stories that have changed the business and economic landscape of India. She has also got the rare opportunity of interviewing huge number of stalwarts of national and international Business and Politics. Media college Kolkata tries to infuse the spirit of specialized journalism among its student for giving a strong foundation to their career. Miss Shreen is also the Anchor and Editor of Young Turks which is one of the longest running shows on entrepreneurs. She hosts the show Overdrive which won the News television award for the best auto show consecutively for three years. Apart from receiving several prestigious awards from the world of Media and Journalism, she received the highest honor of Young global leader of 2009 at the World economic forum summit. Truly the journey of Miss Bhaan is a matter of learning the essence of creating a successful niche in the highly competitive Mass media platforms.