Head Profile

Dr. Sushil Rai is an alumnus of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP. He completed his Ph.D. from MG Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi. Dr. Rai has over two years of industry experience and 12 years in academics. Dr. Rai's research interests include Print & Electronic Media, Development Communication, and Rural Development.

Dr. Rai has served various media organizations (Print & amp; Electronic) with a rich experience of reporting and editing. He has presented papers in 25 National and International Seminars/ Conferences and has attended more than six Workshops/ FDPs in various capacities of resource person/ chairman/ participant. He has over 18 research papers to his credit in National and International Journals of repute, nine Chapters in Books, and over 30 Articles in Newspapers and Magazines. Dr. Rai has been actively involved in organizing Seminars/ Conferences, FDPs, Workshops, and Media Fests.

Dr. Rai has been associated with several prestigious academic bodies, i.e. Board of Studies, Academic Council, Board of Examinations, Board of Research, and committees. He has also been a member of selection and examination committees in other institutions. Dr. Rai is editor of various University publications, i.e. Pragyaan - Journal of Mass Communication, Unison Times Newspaper, Communiqué Newsletter, and Spectrum Magazine. He is also a member of other editorial boards and media associations. He is a Political Analyst in the Uttarakhand news channel HNN24X7. He has been a Secretary Member of Public Relations Society of India, Dehradun Chapter for consecutive two years and has been conferred Best Research Excellence Award in 2018.

Dr. Sushil Rai
Head, School of Media & Communication Design since 10 years
Media & Political Analyst, HNN 24x7 Channel
- Reporter, ETV
- Reporter, Sudarshan Channel
- Script Writer, Doordarshan & Radio City