Senior journalist, media trainer and consultant
A well-recognised figure in Kerala media circles, Ravi has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. He was the Deputy Editor at Janayugom Malayalam daily before joining MD Niche. He writes extensively on politics and social affairs, and is currently the Editor of Krishikkaran magazine for farmers. He has previously served as Additional Private Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, Kerala Legislative Assembly; Personal Assistant to former Chief Minister Shri C Achutha Menon; and Additional Private Secretary to former Minister for Food, Tourism and Law Shri E Chandrasekharan Nair. He has also served as the Secretary of Trivandrum Press Club and as a Central Committee Member of the Indian Union of Working Journalists.
Rema has over 14 years' experience in content generation and development in government, private and non-government sectors. She holds a Masters degree in Economics and Management, besides an M.Phil in Women's Studies. She is a freelancer for The Hindu and has contributed on wide-ranging topics, from technology and human interest stories to arts and city trends. Advocacy communication, policy documentation, training for change rank among her major interests. She is now actively involved with the Tobacco Free Kerala advocacy project of MD Niche.
A postgraduate in Sociology from the University of Kerala, and topper in the PG Dip In MCJ, Sunitha began toying with words as a journalist with one of the leading English dailies of India. She was instrumental in the content development of various award-winning Government portals including the Kerala Tourism portal. For over a decade, she handled copies at one of the leading international ad agencies in Dubai. A keen advertising and marketing professional, she comes with a wealth of marketing ideas and experience in handling international clients.
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Suraj brings 20+ years of rich experience in leading content projects for Social Media, Advertising, Media, PR, and Topic-based User Help systems for multiple brands. He is also an accomplished relationship builder and is fully committed to helping MD Niche's customers succeed. He also brings to the table hands on experience in various areas: business analysis, cost estimation, pre-sales, and post-sales engagements. A certified ITIL Expert and IIBA, Suraj has an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur, a Masters degree in Communication & Journalism, and in Sociology.
Muraleedharan Niruthampath has over three decades of experience in mainstream English journalism starting from the early 1980s. Masters in English Literature and Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication, both from the University of Calicut, Muraleedharan started his career in The Indian Express at its Hyderabad centre in 1984. Besides being a copy editor, he had been a regular contributor of features to the newspaper right from the beginning. In 1986, he switched over to the country’s leading news wire Press Trust of India (PTI), as reporter at its Thiruvananthapuram Bureau. He had uninterrupted run in PTI’s Kerala Capital Bureau as Principal Correspondent , Chief Reporter and as the State Bureau Chief for 14 years. In 2015, he moved to PTI’s Mumbai office as the agency’s Western Region Bureau Chief and Manager, co-ordinating the news coverage of seven states that comes under the zone. During his long stint in Kerala, Muraleedharan had covered all major events during the period, his forte being politics, culture and socio-economic developments. He has also been a journalism educator, handling classes and seminars at the Institute of Journalism of Trivandrum Press Club and other mass communication centres in the state. He was also a member of the Board of Studies of the Journalism Department of the University of Kerala. He joined MD Niche in January 2018 as Head, Content, Kerala. His responsibilities include reading all Press Releases emanating from various centres of MD Niche in Kerala and leading its English section. He also helps the Social Media team of the organisation.
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