Dr. Sridhar Narayanan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Secretaryship from Presidency College, University of Madras, Chennai, TN, India (1984), M.A. Journalism & Communication from University of Madras, Chennai, TN, India (1992) and a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from Anna Centre for Public Affairs, University of Madras, Chennai, TN, India (2006), on the occasion of 150th year of the great University of Madras. He was awarded another Honorary Doctorate by an American University for his Practical Media Experiences for the past 35 years.
Dr. Sridhar Narayanan is an Academician and Media professional with 35 years of experience in holding various Positions as Director, Dean, Academic Director, Professor and Head and Programme Anchor, News Presenter in modern Television News Broadcasting, News Production and Editing and Television Mega Serial Producer. Having good experience in designing and developing Curriculum for various new courses in the area of Media.
Visiting Faculty in AVRC - Audio Visual Research Centre – now it has been named as EMRC- Electronic Media Research Centre, Anna University, Guindy Chennai, TN, India (1996)
Dean for Visual Communication and Fashion Design in Dr. MGR University, Chennai (1998)
Academic Head, Manipal University – Chennai Chapter
Deputy Academic Director, Senior Lecturer, TMC Academy, Singapore (2005)
Academic Director, Stansfield Business School, Singapore in Chennai chapter (2007)
Head- Department of Visual Communication, SRM University, Chennai, TN, India (2008)
Director, School of Mass Communications, VELS University, Chennai, TN, India (2010)
Anchored many number of programmes in various Regional Channels
News Presenter in Various Satellite Channels for the past 35 Years
DESIGNED CURRICULAM SYLLABUS FOR UG & PG AT PAR WITH INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FOR 'VISUAL COMMUNICATION COURSE' SRM UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI TAMILNADU INDIA.
Role: News Presenter (Regional Language – TAMIL), Anchor for various Programmes Television Programs, Documentary Producer / Director Experienced in Reporting, Sub-Editing, Copy Writing, Copy reading and Translation works., Public Relations and Advertising - cliental services to Private TV Networks,sponsored Television Programmes Documentary Films , Tele Serials, Prodution of Ad films, for National Networks, and Private Satellite channels in India
A NEWS PRESENTER IN JAYA TV, a popular Regional Satellite Channel and crossing 35th Year in the News Media
Interviewed and had telephonic conversations with many politicians during News Reading in Sun TV .
Participated and interviewed many Personalities in the programme VANAKKAM TAMIZHAGAM (Breakfast Show) in Sun TV .
NEWS PRESENTER in Doordarshan Kendra, Prasar Bharathi, Chennai, India, 1992.
PROGRAMME ANNOUNCER in Doordarshan Kendra, Prasar Bharathi, Chennai, India and made many Special Announcements on all Festival Days over the years.
Participated EDIROLI (viewers forum) continuously for 3 months and several weeks in Doordarshan.
Conducted Quiz programme titled ‘SOLLUNGAL VELLUNGAL’in Sun TV for 26 weeks in the year 1999.
Done compereing for the special programme produced by Doordarshan on the festivals Deepavali, etc., in 1990.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR for the Serials‘VANNAKOLANGAL’ AND ‘THEVAI ORU MAPPILLAI’ during 1985-86 Produced and Directed by an eminent Regional Film Artiste S.Ve.Shekar, Former Member of Legislative Assembly, Producer and Director, M/s Arvind Associates, Chennai.
Translated and presented Story Synopsis of Hindi Films from English to Tamil formany number of Hindi Films telecasted by Doordarshan on Saturdays (1987-92).
Produced and presented the programme for children ‘KANMANI POONGA’ and Programme on Science titled ‘GREEN PHENIX’ (Programme on Chennai Adyar Banyan Tree, Tamilnadu, India) in Doordarshan, India Television in 1989.
Produced and presented a weekly programme titled THIRAI RAHANGAL in JJ TV, Regional Satellite Channel, Chennai, India.
Throughout his career, Dr.Sridhar Narayanan has received awards in Academic & Media including.
1980-81 Chengalpattu District First in ‘Office Management’
BEST NEWS PRESENTER – TAMIL, by TTN CHANNEL, FRANCE in 2003-04.
‘MEDIA STAR’ IN THE YEAR 2010 By Need Trust & Media Masters, Chennai.
‘SIVAJI VIRUTHU- Sivaji Ganesan Award for excellence in News Presentation on the occasion of his SILVER JUBILEE IN NEWS PRESENTATION.
He is in the Visual Media for the past 25 years and Presently, Presenting News & Programmes in JAYA TV.
He has gained his media exposure by presenting News and Programmes in 4 Major Popular Private Regional Satellite TV Channels all these years. Dr. Sridhar Narayanan has exhibited his services through Media Presentation for several Important Public Functions of various organisations like Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, etc., as ‘ MASTER OF CEREMONY’. He has added to his credit through his participations as Media Consultant in various production of Private programmes.
1. LIFE BLOOD OF THE EARTH – Documentary in English on Temples and Temple Tanks- Documentary.
2. MY AGE IS 50 (ENVAYATHU 50) – Documentary on the eve of 50 Years of Independence.
3. STARS TIME – SPONSORED PROGRAMME IN TAMIL .
4. SASANAM – TELEFILM IN TAMIL FOR STAR VIJAY TV .
5. NAVAGRAHA NAYAKARGAL – DOCUMENTARY FEATURE ON NAVAGRAHAS .
6. NAVA NAYAKARU – DOUMENTARY FEATURE IN KANNADA.
7. NADHA ANUBHAVAM – DOCUMENTARY ON SRI THYAGARAJA SWAMIGAL.
8. NAMA SAMRAJYA – DOCUMENTARY.
9. OTRAI ROJA – TV SERIAL- WRITTEN BY THE FAMOUS AUTHOR ‘KALKI’ KRISHNAMURTHY.
10. MYTHILI – SPONSORED MEGA SERIAL.
11. CORPORATE FILMS ETC.
He has the commitment in the Media to keep pace and master advancements in the visual media and integrate this knowledge into Programme Organisers future and believe that to create an impact in the video production world, it is essential to carry forward the image of the the company whether it is on the Television, Stage Presentations in public Functions or Internet.