A. Ravi Shankar has been a television journalist and Producer of news and current affairs programs for nearly two decades. He has not only worked as an active television journalist but also taught the subject at the post-graduate level. Covering stories of human interest has been his passion. He has traveled length and breadth of India covering issues that touch people from different walks of life. He is an M Phil in Journalism and Mass Communication and holds a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Cardiff, UK. Ravi has also produced Talk Shows, Breakfast Shows, News Bulletins and Directed Documentary films. Organisations he has worked include the BBC, CNBC, TV Today Network, Sahara, Eenadu TV and Eyewitness (Hindustan Times Television).
He has conducted numerous workshops for professionals on different aspects of Television and Media in India and abroad. These include workshops for Indian Information Service officers at the Film & Television Institute of India in Pune, professionals of Myanmar’s television channel MRTV 4 and employees of Maldives Broadcasting Corporation. His website on teaching television journalism to beginners at www.tvjournalist.net has student followers from all over the world. This site has remained on top when people search for ‘tv journalism’ in Google for some time now.
On a different note Ravi is a Yoga enthusiast and has been trained by Yogacharya U E Warrior. He has created a course based on lessons from Mr. Warrior for everyone to take advantage of the skills of an expert.