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Enakshi Roy

Email: er344909@ohio.edu

Office: RTVC 15


Education: M.S., Journalism, Ohio University, 2011. B.A., Sociology, Calcutta University, 2004.

Research: Enakshi’s Doctoral research combines her two primary research interests, online journalism and international journalism. Her dissertation is a comparative survey of content removal from the Internet, by the two largest democracies in the world, the U.S.A. and India. Her publications include a book chapter on strategies of content localization in India for the gameshow Who Wants to be a Millionnaire? and an upcoming book chapter on New Media in India. She has presented in several conferences such as Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)and International Association for MassCommunication Research (IAMCR). The scholar-fan approach to research motivates her to work on Bollywood.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Enakshi is interested in media entrepreneurship and innovation. She was part of the winning team of the 2014 Scripps Innovation Challenge, where the team used data mining techniques to come up with an integrated solution for handling massive number of Twitter followers for media companies.

Teaching: Enakshi has taught Fundamentals of Online Journalism, Multiplatform Reporting and Magazine Editing and Production. These courses emphasized on online journalism, use of social media and apps. She has also guest lectured for the Media Arts and Studies Department at the Ohio University on Indian media system and Bollywood.

Industry Experience: Enakshi has eight years of reporting and producing experience with some of the biggest brands in India. She was a reporter with The Times of India, which is the largest English language daily in the world and worked as a senior producer with Radio City 91.1 FM, Indias first private radio station.