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Email: dgiimc1965[at]gmail[dot]com
Twitter Handle: @ProfSanjay_IIMC
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Professor Sanjay Dwivedi is the Director General of Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi. Prof. Dwivedi is a well known Indian journalist, editor, writer, columnist, media guru, academic administrator and communication expert. During his journalism career spanning over a decade and a half, he has been associated with various notable media firms including Dainik Bhaskar, Haribhoomi, Navbharat, Swadesh and InfoIndia.com. He was an integral part of the launch team of Chhattisgarh's first satellite channel, Zee 24Ghante Chhattisgarh.

He has served as the Vice Chancellor and Registrar of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCNUJC). This was after a successful tenure of 10 years as the HoD of Department of Mass Communication at MCNUJC.

Professor Dwivedi was among the founding members of Department of Journalism at Raipur's Kushabhau Thakre Journalism and Mass Communication University and was the first Head of the Department.

He is currently a member of the Governing Council and Society of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). He is also the member of Board of Studies at Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Vardha; Vikram University, Ujjain; Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad; Assam University, Silchar and MCNUJC, Bhopal. He is also a member of the Academic Council of MCNUJC. 

Prof. Dwivedi is an avid writer and over 3000 pieces penned by him on political, social, and media subjects have been published in major national newspapers and publications. He has authored and edited 26 books. He is the Honorary Consultant Editor of Media Vimarsh,  a UGC approved Research Journal.

He has been conferred with various awards for his contributions to the media industry. These include Vangmay Award by Madhya Pradesh Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti, Bhopal; Ambika Prasad Divya Alankaran, Sagar; Dhunni Dubey Anchalik (Zonal) Patrakarita Samman (Srijan Samman), Raipur; Pt. Pratap Narayan Mishra Yuva Sahityakar Samman (Bhaurav Devras Seva Nyas), Lucknow; Pravakta Samman (2013), Pravakta.com, Delhi; Rajendra Joshi Samman, Dushyant Kumar Smriti Sangrahalaya, Bhopal among others.