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BrainGain Magazine Launches Vertical On Communication & Media Studies

Highlights Benefits of a Career in Journalism, PR, Advertising and Film Making

New Delhi, May 16, 2011: BrainGain Magazine, the leading study abroad online magazine for South Asian students today launched a new section to its magazine covering Communication & Media Studies. This section provides valuable insights into a wide variety of career options available in public relations, advertising, journalism, film making and marketing communications.While discussing journalism, Raju Narisetti, managing editor of the Washington Post and founding editor of Mint said, "I tell students, that the best market for the next decade is in India. If you leverage your experience in India, you will become a star there much quicker than you would in U.S." Other topics covered include pre requisites for admissions in prestigious Universities, interactions with various media persons and details on scholarships for communications. BrainGain Magazine already has dedicated sections on Medicine, MBA, Engineering Law and Hotel Administration with plans to launch the entire spectrum of verticals to include everything from archaeology to zoology.

Harjiv Singh, Founder and CEO, Salwan Media, the owner of BrainGain Magazine said, "The digitization and phenomenal growth of information over the last decade is redefining the media landscape globally. What we consume and how we consume media is changing the way media companies view content generation. . This opens up opportunities for today's students to explore new career options in this exciting and growing field. Our focus at BrainGain Magazine is to bring a range of perspectives from the world of global media and communications studies for students in South Asia."

The section contains inspiring and insightful articles of people who broke the stereotype to pursue the career of their choice. "I told my parents when I was 12 that I wanted to be a journalist. There is something very attractive in the ability to ask people questions tell stories and share ideas." Says, Professor-writer-tech guru Sreenath Sreenivasan, who was named one of the “20 most influential South Asians” in America by Newsweek. While discussing her commitments towards social change Rabia Mehmood, a Pakistani journalist from a conservative family reminisces how pursuing a Master's in Mass Communication was unheard of in her family. However, Mehmood has been reporting at the frontline of significant political events and calls it the most learning experience as a journalist.

 

About BrainGain Magazine
BrainGain Magazine (www.braingainmag.com) is the leading Study Abroad magazine for students, their parents, and mid-career professionals in South Asia. We aim to be the definitive source of information for anyone interested in exploring and learning about Study Abroad opportunities outside South Asia. Our primary target audience is between the ages of 17 and 40 years. We provide content to guide students and their parents through the decision-making process when exploring options to study abroad. The topics covered help readers understand fields of study, admissions, financing, specific countries, regions or cities, student life, scholarships, job prospects for chosen field, socio-cultural environments, safety and visa issues. Told through lively interviews, photos, videos and podcasts, we provide an interactive platform that helps students realize their dreams.

About Salwan Media
Founded in 2004, Salwan Media Private Limited (www.salwanmedia.com) is a young entrepreneurial global media company focused on fast growth markets in the area of education, consumer and business information. Our first publication, an online magazine —www.braingainmag.com — is targeted at South Asian students from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. The company also launched a UK based comparison shopping site www.comparenbestbuy.co.uk in April 2010. The site allows UK consumers to shop, save and share great deals from over 1,100 UK online merchants. Headquartered in New Delhi the company has offices in New York and London.

For more details, please contact:

Puneet Khunger

Gutenberg Communications

M: +91 9810191409

puneet@gutenbergpr.com

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