SRINAGAR, AUG 30: Noted journalist, broadcaster, author, storyteller, script writer and lyricist, Neelesh Mishra, known for his famous radio show ‘Yaadon Ka Idiot Box’ today said that seeing the world through the prism of character is the key for better storytelling.
Mishra was speaking at a daylong workshop on ‘Radio storytelling’ organized for media students by the Department of Information and Public Relations at Media Complex here.
The workshop was attended by the faculty and media students of Media Education Research Centre, University of Kashmir, Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora, Govt Women College and Government Degree College Baramulla.
Regarding art of storytelling, Mishra said that getting involved in the character mentally helps in coming out with good stories. He asked the students to stress up on delivering the message honestly and cited instance of a postman, whose job is to deliver the message without adding anything to it.
Mishra offered media-students internship in storytelling at his organization and then turning it into a successful entry opportunity in media field. He shared his journey of life, full of challenges and opportunities from his birth place Nainital to becoming one of the successful voices in the broadcasting world.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Information, Muneer-ul-Islam said the DIPR is always ready to facilitate media students with different genres of media to enrich their knowledge.
The Director Information announced that DIPR will soon start Internship for media students, both at Jammu and Srinagar. He said that many more programmes are in pipeline for helping media students to get required exposure for launching a successful career in media industry.