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Alma Media School

Learn modern news practices with practical approach at Alma Media School.

Alma Media School: Empowering Journalists Of Tomorrow

Learn from industry experts at Alma Media School, a journalism institution founded by renowned journalist Mr. Gaurish Akki. Specializing in modern news practices across print, TV, radio, and digital media.



Courses Offered

Careers transformed

Journalist, television news anchor, film director, and actor Gaurish Akki is a well-known name in Kannada media. Native of Koppal district, Karnataka, Gaurish Akki started his career as a lecturer but soon moved to the area of his passion, media. He has the distinction of working with many well-known news media houses like ETV Kannada, TV9, Suvarna 24/7, Suddi TV, and Kasturi News. He has donned several roles like: voice-over artist, copy editor, bulletin producer, program producer, and news anchor. He has the pride to have been part of the founding team of TV9.

He is the recipient of several awards and recognition like Government of Karnataka’s Karnataka Madhyama Academy Annual Award 2017 as Best News Presenter, CableVarthe Magazine’s Best Interviewer 2008, as well as Rotary Vocational Excellence 2009. He has also started his journey in film industry as an actor, director, and writer.

Director's Note

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Gaurish Akki
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With over 17 years of experience in radio and other forms of media, He has acted in various movies and serials in sandalwood. Chief Executive Officer @ Manojava Clean Future Pvt Ltd, worked as CEO for Film production LLPs, Former creative director at Pomegranate Pictures worked as Executive producer, Ex. radio jockey, Radio producer, voice over artist, writer, lyricist and actor.

Meet Our Mentors

Entered Journalism in 2002 in Vijaya Karnataka Mangalore Edition. Duty as Special Correspondent in Delhi from 2008 to 2011. From 2011 to 2015, he worked as a special reporter and chief reporter in Kannada Prabha. Assistant Editor at Vishwavani from 2016 to late 2017. Group Editor at Hosadigantha Daily since December 2017. Areas of interest include investigative reporting, special reports, crime, technology, column writing.

20 plus years experience in Kannada news media. Etv Kannada, Tv9 Kannada, Suvarna News24*7, Suddi TV, Kasturi News, Tv5 Kannada are some channels that Gaurish Akki worked at. The positions he held: copy editor, voice over artist, bulletin Producer, News Anchor, reporter etc Chief. Now teaching News visual media at Alma Media School

A multifaceted media professional with a Master's degree in Mass communication and Journalism, blending academic expertise with industry experience. With over 4 years of experience in Social Media Management, Content Creation and an active teaching faculty in the field of Journalism and media communications.

A Modern Journalism Approach

Providing courses in modern news practices for print, TV, radio and digital.

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”Alma Media School will always be close to my heart. I would like to thank our professor and director of the institution Gaurish Akki sir for all the guidance and support. I would also like to thank Ms. Malathi for showing us the right path. On the whole, Alma Media is a place where you can learn more about your capabilities.

Divya Gayathri

Alma Media School is a top notch journalism school in all of Karnataka. It enabled me to move forward in the field of media and journalism. I gained all the knowledge required to help me to tackle any issue related to real-world journalism. I thank Gaurish Akki sir for all the guidance and support.

- Abhishek KS

Wherever I go, I proudly say that I am a Gaurish Akki student. His name has helped and brought respect in so many places. Can I achieve anything in journalism? I realized that after joining Alma School, I have come to the stage of making my own digital channel. The inspiration for all this is the One and Only Gaurish Akki.”

- Veeru Patil

”Alma Media School, the place where my media dreams got it's wings. Here are the list of things learned. The finer points of how news media works. How many opportunities there are, how opportunities can be created, I realized and streamlined that.”

- Praveen Mynale

Our Student's Testimonials