Vijaya Babu

Personal Details:
Name P. Vijaya Babu
Date of Birth 30-07-1958
Place of Birth Vijayawada
Educational Qualifications MA (Political Science)
MA (Telugu Literature)
B.L (incomplete)
Residential Address # 402, Classic Court Apartments,
Erramanzil Colony
Hyderabad-500082.
JOURNALISTIC CAREER
  • The erstwhile Editor of Andhra Prabha began career in 1985 as an Editor of PALLAKI Illustrated Weekly, EETHARAM Weekly and THARANGINI Youth Weekly.
  • Earlier, in student days, with passion for Telugu Literature, worked as the Editor for TELUGU BATA, a Literary Magazine.
  • Was the Magazine Editor for ANDHRA PRABHA Daily, in Indian Express Public Publications (Madurai) Limited. Rose to the top positions as an Associated Editor and finally as the Editor.
  • Gave a new face to the 75 years old ANDHRA PRABHA, without losing its traditional image, constituted by the Stalwarts and Torchbearers of Telugu Journalism like Late Sri KHASA SUBBA RAO, Late Sri NARLA VENKATESHWARA RAO to name a few.
AS A WRITER
  • In more than two and half decades journey in literature, penned innumerable articles on contemporary social issues, features, sketches, poems and Biographies of famous personalities of various fields. Besides, attended as a Guest Lecturer in Osmania University, Rachana Journalism College, Krishna University and other reputed Institutions on feature Writing, Writing Skills in Journalism and the importance of Telugu Language.
AS A WRITER
  • As a Senior Journalist and representative of Media Houses at National Level, presented many papers on various occasions at State, National and International levels. Presented papers on different subjects related to Journalism and Telugu Literature in the most reputed Universities like OSMANIA, NAGARJUNA, KRISHNA, KAKATIYA etc., participated in Seminars and Symposiums on invitation from prestigious Organizations like TTD.
  • For the changes in Production Techniques and Experiments in Modern Journalism, attended many national level Workshops on Modern Trends in Journalism and Color Revolution in Printing and layout designs.
AS A TV ANALYST
  • As a TV Analyst, has received applauses from various sections of the society for unbiased analysis. Used to attend discussions in popular TV Channels like DOORDARSHAN, TV9, TV5, NTV, STUDIO N, MAHA TV, HMTV etc., besides also has been attending for Radio Talks, Interviews, and Discussions since two and half decades.
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
  • As a reputed Cultural Personality, took active part in Cultural Activities.
  • Has been invited as the Chief Guest by renowned Cultural and Literary Organizations inside and outside of Andhra Pradesh, especially in Twin Cities.
  • Has been felicitated by many popular Organizations on various occasions for his services to the Cultural field. Has been serving as an Adviser for renowned Socio-Cultural Organizations in Andhra Pradesh.
SOCIAL ACTIVISM
  • Before stepping into the golden threshold of Journalism, as a leader of Student Union, was very much active in Youth Programs.
  • Elected unanimously as a Union Leader in prestigious SRR and CVR College in Vijayawada. And also led many State level Student Union Movements in 1980s.
POSITIONS HELD
  • News Coordinator for South India for India News in Europe Service (INEP-Brussels) for four years from 2005.
  • National Secretary for the Indian Media Centre (IMC). (twice)
  • National Secretary for National Union of Journalists, India (NUJI). (twice)
COUNTRIES VISITED
  • On the special invitation of European Union, he is among the delegation of 5 Senor Journalists from India, who also went on extensive Study Tour of European countries.
  • Traveled abroad and assimilated the divergent Cultures and Civilizations of US and Malaysia.
  • Was honored as the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor in programs like World Telugu Literary Conference and Telugu Katha Sadassu held in Houston and California, EU Countries and also in Malaysia and other countries.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 17:06