The 5th Global Festival of Journalism was inaugurated at Noida Film City to celebrate 12th February as International Day of Journalism as said by Sandeep Marwah President, International Journalism Centre. The festival was on for three days from 12th to 14th February 2017.
This mega event has brought many of the journalists and other working professionals under one roof. Seminar, Paitning and photo Exhibition, Workshops, lectures, Exhibitions, Award Ceremonies, Documentaries, Theatre Shows, Cultural Activities, Book Releases, Cultural activities, etc were the activities and candidates took part in this and really gained knowledge and got advised for their career.
The festival was supported by many organizations including International Film Television Research Centre, International Film And Television Club,International Public Broadcasting Forum, International Women's Film Forum and International Children's Film Forum. Later, Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios presented life membership of International Journalism Centre to all the dignities presented over there. Ashok Tyagi, Secretary General of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry told about cinema of having journalist approach.
Some of the reputed Guest of Honor were Mr. Ashish Kumar Singh, Output Head of Delhi Aaj Tak, Mr. NP Singh District Magistrate Noida, RJ Naved Radio Mirchi, RJ Rahul Makin Fever FM, RJ Heena Red FM, Mr. Shammi Narang Renowned Media Personality, Syed Fasil Ali Group Editor Sahara News Network, Umanath Singh Chief Sub Editor HT Media, Kanupriya Renowned TV Anchor, Chirag gothi Anchor Aaj Tak, Mr. Rakesh Chawla Newsnation, Mr. Arman Naqvi Editor Awaam e Hind, Monika Singh Anchor Delhi Government, Manoj Jaiswal Playback Singer, Sushmita Guha Renowned Kathak Dancer and Model, Mr. Bhupender Singh Mavi Chairman OBC Commission, Mr. Pradeep Aryan Photo Journalist, Santosh Tandon TV Anchor & RJ, Fashion Photographers Arpit Gupta and Seema Thakur Gupta, Mr. Karan Singh Tanwar Vice President NDMC, Mr. KG Suresh DG IIMC, Vijyanath Jha anchor Zee News, Vijay Kranti Renowned Photo Journalist, Mr. Vibhas Awasthi Head Green TV, M Praful Ketkar Editor Organiser, Sumit Kanu Social Media Expert, Saeed Ansari Sr. Anchor and Journalist Aaj Tak, Vinod Mirani renowned Journalist, Lokesh Verma Celebrity management and other were the speakers and given the lectures on their respective topics.
H.E. Augusto Montiel, Ambassador of Venezuela was the Chief Guest and H.E. Nejmeddine Lakhal, Designated Ambassador of Tunisia inaugurated the festival. Vipin Gaur Newspaper Association of India, ASMS, Radio Noida 107.4 FM, ABS, NFTC, IFTRC, Marwah Film & Video Production, MS tv, Country and Politics News, along with other organisation supported the festival at large scale.
Citizen's reporter : Arpit Gupta