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Asha Achy Joseph, Ph.D.
Dean, Communication
School of Communication

Profile

Asha Achy Joseph worked as programme producer in satellite TV channels Asianet and Indiavision for 7 years after her doctoral studies in Television audience research at University of Pune in 1998. She has been a researcher at various national institutions including  UGC, wrote articles, worked on scripting, translation and subtitles for films, translated and edited books related to Cinema along with making fiction as well as non fiction film and TV content. Anyar,  her first  Malayalam documentary was selected to Indian Panorama of IFFI 1998. Changatikkoottam produced by her was judged the best TV programme for children in 1999 by Kerala  state government. She was awarded Chevening scholarship by British government in Broadcast Journalism in 2002. She has worked as a member of the direction team of well known film makers Lal Jose and Mohan Raghavan. From 2012 till 2018 she headed SH School of Communication at Sacred Heart Autonomous college in Thevara, Kochi. She has been chair of boards of studies at various autonomous colleges, member of board of examiners at universities. She has also worked as festival director and been part of national and international jury of film festivals throughout the last decade. Her short fiction Ore Udal (One Body) in 2015 has been selected to Indian Panorama at IFFI apart from 15 international film festivals. She currently serves as the Dean of SH School of Communication,  Sacred Heart College,