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Mr. Soumyadipta Banerjee
Mr.Soumyadipta Banerjee

Soumyadipta Banerjee is senior journalist and lecturer based in Mumbai. 

He is currently the administrative in-charge and Director of HMMRA.

He is also a freelance journalist and columnist.

Before joining SVKM, he was working as the Bureau Chief with The Times of India.

He teaches Journalism and New Media to post graduate and graduate students.

Mr Banerjee is also public speaker and he frequently talks about the start-up scene in India. He prefers to talk about online start-ups that deal with content.

He is frequently invited for guest lectures and master classes at media institutes of repute. 

In his journalism career, he has worked with leading media houses such as The Times of India, Web18 (CNN-IBN group), DNA, and The Telegraph for the past 16 years. He specialises in writing on Indian cinema and was the official film critic at DNA and later at Web18  (Network 18, CNN-IBN group).

 He is also an expert in launching media start-ups and played a pivotal role in launching the regional newspaper for The Times Of India called Ei Samay, a part of the Samay series of newspapers. 

Previously at Web18 (CNN-IBN group), he played a prominent role in re-designing and re-launching the portal Over the years, he has launched several successful media ventures for his employers.

He started his journalism career with The Telegraph.