Monday, September 04, 2006

Speaker Profile: Dev Nadkarni

Dev Nadkarni has been in the communications industry for twenty years, working in diverse positions in both the traditional and new media on three continents.
A national topper and gold medalist from one of India’s leading journalism schools, he has worked as reporter, associate editor and business manager with
newspapers, publishing houses and with network television.
In the mid-nineties he moved to new media and academics. He was Director of Web Content and Strategy with a Los Angeles, USA-based Internet content and services provider. Later, he moved to Suva, Fiji, as Coordinator and Senior Lecturer of the Journalism Programme at the University of the South Pacific.
He has served on consultative panels of international organisations on programmes in the Asia-Pacific region and has travelled widely as a trainer of media practitioners. He is currently contributing editor with the Islands Business International group, a diversified, cross-media publishing company in the Pacific region. He edits the Pacific Islands region’s most accessed news and current affairs website,, which he developed for the IBI group.
Dev loves teaching and has developed over 100 hours of interactive instructional material on a wide range of media subjects including journalism and new media. He teaches both at tertiary institutions and corporate organizations in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. He writes regularly for a number of publications and websites, and is also a published cartoonist.
He lives in Auckland.

Dev will speak on Revitalising Regional Media
Time: 5:00pm,
Date: Wednesday, 6th September
Venue: to be advised