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Dr. Vinit Kumar Jha Utpal

Dr. Vinit Kumar Jha Utpal, Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication

Dr. Vinit Kumar Jha Utpal has more than 17 years work experience spanning across media industries, He is working as Assistant Professor in Mass Communication, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Northern Regional Center, Jammu, J&K. He has worked as Assistant Professor in Mass Communication at School of Media, Film & Entertainment (SMFE), Sharda University, Greater Noida. He has also worked with IIMT College of Management, Greater Noida in the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication. 

Dr. Vinit was the Head, R&D and Convenor, Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) of IIMT College of Management, and achieved four stars in (2020-2021) by the Ministry of Education. He holds Ph.D. Degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi. His more than 20 research papers published in SCOPUS, UGC-CARE, UGC listed & other National & International journals. He has written, edited & translated more than one dozen books and book chapters.
His specialized subjects are Digital Media, Social Media, Mobile Journalism, Print Media and Media Research. His research interests are Media Research, Digital Media, Social Media, Print Media, Identity Construction Theory, Social Identity Theory, Content Analysis etc. He is also an innovation ambassador of MoE’s Innovation Cell & AICTE.
He has worked as Sub-Editor and Subject Expert for Encyclopedia in Mass Communication in Hindi, Central Institute of Hindi Language, Agra (Project of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India). Prior to this, he has worked with Dainik Bhaskar (DB Group) (Indore/Raipur), Hindustan (HT Media Ltd.) (Delhi/Noida/Faridabad), Rashtriya Sahara (Sahara India Mass Communication) (Delhi) etc. with different senior capacities.

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