Dr. Suresh Kumar Verma
Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE),
Jamia Millia Islamia,
011-26986812/13 , 4144 (Extn)
Dr. Suresh Verma is a Broadcaster, Writer, Researcher, Trainer and Media Educator active in Community Development communication. He has 32 years of experience in the design, planning & management of participatory communication, production of creative materials, research & training of media studies. Dr. Verma served in All India Radio as Programme Executive for 15 years and 17 years as Faculty in central university & coordinator of Programming and Production for Community Radio. Trained by I.I.T. Kharagpur in media and I.I.T., Delhi, he has a Triple First class Master's degree in Mass Communication, Economics and Education and a Media Management Doctorate. He taught Electronic Media, Radio production, Script Writing and Communication Science at Jamia Millia Islamia's Mass Communication Research Center. Dr. Verma has also worked in documentary films & Live T.V. programmes and print media as a writer, presenter and editor. He got intensive raining in various specialized fields viz Radio Management (R.T.I., Almora), Outside Broadcasting, Script Writing (Staff Training Institute, New Delhi) and Sports Commentary Management (A.I.R., Hyderabad). Before joining MCRC, Dr. Verma worked in All India Radio as Programme Executive & produced over Six Hundred Radio Features (Including Research and Script), Interviews, Discussions, Talks, etc. Regional and National Level. He auditioned and trained F.M. Announcers and himself anchored various Youth and Children programmes. He was selected in the Core Team, which worked prestigious Akashvani Annual Award Screening & Jury. He also contributed to the Sports Management team for Live Running Commentary of 'National Games, 2001 and 2002.
Dr. Verma authored various books and more than two dozen research paper published in reputed National Magazines & Research journals & participated in 30 National and International Conferences. His published articles and books are also taught in Master in Mass Communication and PGDJMC in state & central Universities. Besides, he is part of the Jury in Prestigious Radio & T.V. Annual Awards. The Governor of Haryana honoured him for his contribution to 'Development of Creativity in Children'. Educational Broadcast, Community Media, Media Psychology and Development support Communication are some of his areas of specialization.