Mr A. Ravi Shankar who joined AIBD as a Programme Manager in December 2014 has over two decades of experience working in the field of Non-fiction Television. Besides his stints as TV Journalist and Producer, he has also trained professionals and taught at the post-graduate level in India.
A Chevening Scholar, Ravi is an MPhil in Journalism and Mass Communication and holds a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from University of Cardiff, UK. He has produced News Bulletins, Talk Shows, Breakfast Shows and Directed Documentary films.
Organisations he has worked include the BBC, CNBC, TV Today Network, Sahara, Eenadu TV and Eyewitness (Hindustan Times Television). Ravi has trained television professionals in Myanmar (MRTV4), Maldives and many Indian channels. His E-book – ‘Preparing for Primetime’, meant for Television Journalists has been received well.