Communication Department

Name: Dr Richard Rego SJ

Area: Film & Television Studies, Media Studies, Journalism, Online media, Community Radio
Affiliation: St. Josephs College, (Autonomous) Bangalore
Qualification: PGCDA, M.S. Communication, MA (Film Studies), Ph.D.
Teaching Experience: 18 Years
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Professional Qualification
Programme Institution/University Year of Passing
M.S. Communication Bangalore University -
M.A University of Warwick, UK -
Ph.D. Pune University -


• M.S. Communication, University of Bangalore
• M.A., Film & Television Studies (with research), University of Warwick, UK
• Ph.D., Film Studies, University of Pune
• Academic Visitor, University of Oxford, UK
• National Eligibility Test (UGC)

Additional Qualification

• Film Appreciation Course, FTII & NFAI, Pune, India
• PGDCA, St Joseph's College, Bangalore
• Photography, Media Centre, Bangalore
• Electronic Cinematography, Pune
• B.Ph., Sacred Heart College, Chennai
• B.Th., Jnanadeepa Vidyapeeth, Pune.

Research Projects
  • Utilisation of Media Content in Enhancing Information Level of Students, UGC Major Research Project, 2006 - 2009.
  • Communication Needs of Mangalore Community - research project submitted to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India.
  • Cultural Celebrations of Konkani Communities across Karnataka, Major Research Project, Govt of Karnataka (Konkani Sahitya Academy).
  • Casteism in Girish Kasaravalli\'s Films, Journal of Creative Communications, Sage, October 2013.
  • Communication Needs of Mangalore Community - Explorations, 2010.
  • Origins and Growth of Konkani Journalism, Amar Konkani, 2008.
  • Konkanis in Suvarna Karnataka, Documentary film (Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Parishat, Konkani), 2008
  • Konkanis in Suvarna Karnataka, book (Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Parishat, Konkani), 2007
  • Maadhyama Baravanige (Knd.), Study Material for B.A. Journalism, University of Mangalore
  • Writing for the Media (Eng.), Study Material for B.A. Journalism, University of Mangalore
  • Library Fellowship, CSCS, Bangalore, 2006
  • Teacher, Journalism & Media Studies, St Aloysius College (2000-2013)
  • Founder & Director, Community Radio SARANG 107.8FM, St Aloysius College, Mangalore (2009-12)
  • Sub-editor & Translator, Janavaahini Kda daily, (2001)
  • Short stories, poems, and articles in Konkani,
  • Articles in Kannada Prabha, Udayavani, and Vaartha Bhaarathi, Samyukta Karnataka, & Kasturi (Knd.)
  • Features in Deccan Herald and JIVAN.
  • Photographer (winner of \'photograph of the week\', Times of India, 7 times, 1996-97)
  • Short films & documentaries
  • Blogger