Guest Lecture on ‘Sports Journalism’ by Dr. Smriti Padhi

The constant endeavor to improve academic milieu has been one of the main focus areas for the Faculty of Mass Communication and Media Technology, realizing it, a two-day guest lecture event is being organized. The speaker Dr. Smiti Padhi, Coordinator, Department of Sports Journalism and Mass Media Technology, Swarnim Gujrat Sports University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, in her first lecture emphasized on how sports journalism is one of the fast emerging beats of communication and also highlighted the noble trends. Dr. Padhi elaborated on how to collect, compile and disseminate the sports stories, issues, and happenings to the public. She also highlighted job opportunities in this upcoming beat. The positive outcome of the session was the interaction between the speaker and the students and an informative historical backdrop was brought in by Prof. Sanjeev Bhanawat when he mesmerized the audience by mentioning Jasdeev Singh, a legendary sports commentator. Apart from students of all classes, the faculty members were also present at this guest lecture. The event was concluded with a vote of thanks by Asst. Professor Jitendra Singh.