Express Faculty: Unni Rajen Shanker, Managing Editor, The Indian ExpressCourse II - Introduction to Reporting and Newswriting Learn the Who, What, Where, When and How of reporting and now the Why and What Next in a 24-hour news cycle. Reporting assignments will be in the high-pressure deadline atmosphere of a newspaper office. Delhi, in all its vastness, complexity and diversity as the nation's capital is the working laboratory for the students.
Express Faculty: Rakesh Sinha, Deputy Editor, The Indian Express.Course III - Introduction to Copy EditingLearn to `fix' copy, fact-checking, rewrite, rework, give eye-catching headlines.
Express Faculty: Monojit Majumdar, Deputy Editor, The Indian ExpressCourse IV - Newspaper Design and PagemakingYou have got the news. Now learn the art of presenting it.
Express Faculty: Bivash Barua, National Design Editor, Prabal Mandal- Design Director & Mithun Chakraborty, Assistant Art Director.Course V - Introduction to PhotojournalismOne photograph speaks more than a 1,000 words. Learn to take photographs and know the difference between photography and photo-journalism. The basics of the course:
Express Faculty: Neeraj Priyadarshi, National Photo Editor, The Indian Express, Oinam Anand -Prinicpal Photographer, Tashi Tobgyal - Special PhotographerCourse VI: The Business Of MediaThe course provides a background to the business models of media houses, ownership, financing, circulation, advertising, subscriptions, etc. It looks at how the media earns its keep, how marketing and branding are essential to any media organisation.
Express Faculty: N P Singh, Director-EXIMS, Archna Shukla-Senior EditorCourse VII - Current AffairsGood journalists must be engaged with the world around them.
Express Faculty: Shailaja Bajpai, Director (Academic) EXIMSThe Idea Exchange ProgrammeEminent personalities from different walks of life, including cabinet ministers, chief ministers, corporate leaders, high ranking bureaucrats, artists, sportspersons, academicians etc., are questioned by Express journalists in a free wheeling session at The Indian Express Building, New Delhi. Compulsory attendance for EXIMS students. In 2013, some of the guests include politicians Kapil Sibal, Sharad Yadav, actor Irrfan, film directors Mira Nair and Deepa Mehta and writer Salman Rushdie.
Express Faculty: Vaidehi Thakkar, Director, Corporate and Legal Affairs, Express Group, Poorvi Kamani, Advocate, Legal ExpertCourse II - Student newspaper project Students produce a weekly newspaper and then a daily broadsheet. The student newspaper is written and produced entirely by the students. This gives them hands-on experience in developing their own newslists, reporting, editing/headlines, page layouts, and photography. It also teaches them the dynamics of working as a team.
Express Faculty: Unni Rajen Shanker, Managing Editor, The Indian Express; Rakesh Sinha, Deputy Editor, The Indian Express Shailaja Bajpai Columnist and Director (Academic) EXIMSCourse III - New Media and Online JournalismThe aim is to introduce students to New Media tools and train them to be journalists who can work on digital platforms. Includes running a `mock' live website and an internship with the Express Online editorial. Course will cover: digital tools for modern journalists; RSS & Feedburners; Chain mails, message boards, vines & social networks; Blogs; Mobile paradigm (phones, Readers; Ipads); Searches & Search engines; Website designs & news content.
Express Faculty: Anant Goenka, Director & Head New Media, Express Group, & the Online Team.Course IV - Current AffairsA continuation of the course from Term I touching upon issues of topical and contemporary interest in India and around the globe.
Express Faculty: Shailaja Bajpai, Director (Academic), EXIMSCourse V - The long form of writing: News features and feature writingThe love of writing expresses itself most clearly in the Long Form. Here, journalists enjoy narrative writing. It is the closest journalism comes to fiction, allowing journalists to explore their creativity while remaining true to events and people or situation. Long Form has to be well-written, well-researched and tell a story that holds the reader. The course will include different types of long form writing: profiles, first person narratives, travel writing, etc.
Express Faculty: Muzamil Jaleel -Associate Editor, Devyani Onial -Associate Editor, Uma Vishna- Senior Editer, Amrita Dutta-Senior EditorThe Idea Exchange Programme
Faculty: Natasha Badhwar, Writer, Film maker, Communication CoachCourse II - Internship with The Indian Express & The Financial ExpressA month-long internship with different editorial departments of The Indian Express and The Financial Express. Course III - Special CoursesTo give students a better understanding of important subjects they will address in their careers, senior editors and correspondents of the Express Group hold detailed lectures, briefings on Politics, Governance, Business and Economics, Arts & Lifestyle, Sports. The idea is to educate the students and demystify seemingly difficult concepts and topics. Students work with the editors and correspondents on these subjects, meeting an array of personalities connected with these fields, be it politicians, bureaucrats, artists, sportspersons.
Express Faculty: Express Group editors and correspondentsCourse IV - Field reporting: Outstation assignmentA FIELD assignment outside Delhi for indepth reporting on topical social, political issues. The aim is to give students a chance to research a subject and spend upto a week in the field working on it.
Express Faculty: Senior Express editors and Shailaja Bajpai Director (Academic) (EXIMS)The Idea Exchange Programme