SRIDHAR DHARMASANAM: is a senior Journalist, political analyst, author, script writer and a Documentary filmmaker with 34-years of experience in print, electronic and online media. He is also credited with producing more than 100 documentaries on various topics. Known for his investigative skills as Correspondent with newspapers like Deccan Chronicle, Newstime, Indian Express (Mumbai) prior to his entry into television, Sridhar has researched and produced several features and news-based programmes for national and International Networks including Doordarshan, Zee TV, Jain TV, Sahara TV and WTN, the London based world’s largest television news agency.
Sridhar has wide travel experience across the state and the country covering various issues like the Lathur Earth Quake, Diviseema Cyclone, ONGC blow-up, Tribals’ illhealth, Naxals, Tsunami besides covering general elections in Bangladesh, Indo-Pak skirmishes on Poonch sector in J&K, mass child marriages in Rajasthan besides Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland to name a few.
He was also an Executive Editor of Blend, a lifestyle magazine and Television Takes, a national magazine in the English language devoted to small screen segment published from the house of Kedia’s from Hyderabad. Currently, he is serving as the Editor of maahyderabad.in.
SATYAPAL MENON: is a senior journalist, news analyst, author, screenplay writer and a documentary filmmaker with more than 3 decades in media arena. He has worked in different capacities in various news papers including Deccan Chronicle, Indian Express (Mumbai), Nav Hind Times, and Hans India. He also worked as Consultant, Research and Content Development for Eenadu Daily. Apart from this, he has produced, directed and scripted documentaries and corporate films for various channels and organisations. He has travelled across the country as part of his professional pursuit. Currently, he is a consultant Editor and columnist for www.maahyderabad.in and faculty, Rachana College, Dept of Mass Communication & Journalism.
V SATTI REDDY: A retired Professor, head department of Communication & Journalism and former Registrar of Telugu University. He is also a member of the board of studies in Osmania, Kakatiya, Andhra, Sri Krishna Devaraya Universities besides former member of the Press Academy of Andhra Pradesh.
SUMANTH PARANJI: is a pioneering Broadcast Professional with more than 3 decades’ experience. After post-graduation in Communication & Journalism, he moved to New Delhi in 1990 to work with an accredited news agency, Jain studios. He was later elevated to a management position in programming after Jain Studios became a private broadcaster in 1994. Since then, he has been involved in setting up and running numerous news & entertainment channels over the years reaching the position of CEO. Recently he joined EFLU as OSD to revamp their Educational Multimedia Research Centre. He was also the Director of Communications to the first International University with 14 partnering countries in India, Nalanda University. He is presently a Consultant to a multi-lingual content-generating company for OTT platforms.