SPEAKERS

Devdas Rajaram
Journalist

Devadas Rajaram is the co-founder of www.nowagestorytelling.co with over 15 years of experience as a journalist in both print and digital formats in the Middle East and the UK. He is one of the pioneers in mobile journalism and interactive multimedia storytelling.

With a Master’s degree in International Multimedia Journalism from Newcastle University, UK, he started experimenting in mobile storytelling way back in 1998. In 1999 he became part of Info2Cell, a Dubai-based company that operated in all six countries of the Middle East to provide breaking news via text message.

He has been teaching mobile journalism, social media and interactive multimedia storytelling since 2012 at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, and have been a visiting professor at Stuttgart Media University in Germany. He has also taught multimedia journalism and mobile journalism at American University in Bulgaria. In 2018, he was named one of the 20 journalism innovators worldwide – the only Asian on the list, by the prestigious US-based organization, MediaShift, the premier destination for insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology.