Department of Journalism
To instill a sense of accuracy, credibility and news values in the reportage by upcoming journalists and thereby upholding the standards of Journalism.
To impart good quality, comprehensive education and training in the field of Journalism and to enhance the employability of students.
History of Journalism
In continuing the trend of working closely with the media fraternity in Goa, the Department organizes different activities. Some of the activities that are conducted on regular basis are as follows – The department had workshops on Indoor and Outdoor photography, Photojournalism, 2D Painting and Art Appreciation, Designing Public Relation Campaigns, Voice Modulation & Radio Jockeying, Graphic designing on Adobe Photoshop, Citizen Journalism, Editing Wikipedia pages, TV Production and TV anchoring etc.
Guest Lectures: on topics like Photojournalism, PR, Journalism, Blogging, Designing, Anchoring, etc.
Interactive Sessions: with Journalists, Photographers, Film-makers, and Alumnus etc
Study Tour: The department had organized a study tour for its Final year students of 2013-14 batch to the City of Pune, 2015-16 & 2016-17 batch to Hyderabad, 2017-18 to Bangalore, 2018-19 to Hyderabad again and 2019-20 to New Delhi. The students got the opportunity to visit various leading media houses such as Red FM, FTII, National Film Archive, Sakaal Printing Press, MAA TV, Annapurna Studio, Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad Central University, to name a few. With a motive to enrich the learning experience of the students, the Department of Journalism also organizes regular field trips. Events like Media Scope- Inter-Higher Secondary School Competition. Media fest inter-class competition of FY, SY & TY. were organized. Journalism jobs have diversified into Print, Electronic, New Media and allied fields. A student may try the options which include Newspapers, TV channels, Radio Stations, Periodicals & Magazines, Websites, Public Relation firms etc.
Outreach program: ASRO home community care centre for HIV/ AIDS children, Thivim- Goa, Mother Teresa’s roses, Parra Goa and Missionaries of Charity, Panjim Goa.
Departmental Newsletter: XaviersPost.
Consultancy service: Video production for Goa Arts &Literature Festival and Publishing Next.
Our Youtube channel: Xaviers Buzz https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1tAfCGNwSZY6Uuvs9LOFkQ
For more information visit: https://xaviersjournalism.wordpress.com