Mamun Abdul Kaium

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Md. Mamun Abdul Kaioum
Assistant Professor
Department of Mass Communication & Journalism
University of Rajshahi.
Mobile: 01716789783
Email:kaioummcru@gmail.com
AREAS OF INTERESTS
 Development Communication including Health; Rural Development, Community Radio, Disaster,
Risk and Climate Change Communication; Women Empowerment; Gender and Media
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 Master of Philosophy (Ongoing), Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University of
Rajshahi.
 Master of Social Science (MSS), Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University
of Rajshahi; 1st Class (First from Thesis group, obtained CGPA 3.92 out of 4.00); Year 2010,
Held in 2012.
 Bachelor of Social Science (BSS), Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University
of Rajshahi; (With monograph, obtained CGPA 3.50 out of 4.00), Year 2009, Held in 2011.
 Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), Science Group, Rajshahi Board, A Grade (Year 2005).
 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) , Science Group, Rajshahi Board, Grade-A(Year 2003).
SYNOPSIS OF CAREER
 Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University of Rajshahi,
Bangladesh from 1st November 2017 to till now.
 Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
from 1st November 2014 to November 2017.
 Assistant Programme Manager (Outreach & Communication), Transparency International
Bangladesh (TIB), from September 2012 to October 2014.
 Special Project Officer (Media and Communication), from 1st June 2014 to September 2014.
 University Reporter, From June 2007 to August 2012; The Daily New Age, The Independent &
Govt. owned news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.
 Translator cum Associate Editor (Part Time), January 2010 to June 2018, Bangladesh Betar,
Rajshahi.
COURSE AND TRAINING
 Attended weeklong induction program for young faculties organized by Centre of Excellence in
Teaching and Learning, University of Rajshahi in March 2015.
 Communication for Social Development and Commercial Marketing including Brand Value
Expansion from BRAC Development Institute (BDI), BRAC University in June 2014.
 Development Internship Course from Steps Towards Development and Barendra Unnayan
Prochesta in 2008.
 Certificate Course on English from Department of English, University of Rajshahi in 2009.
 Fellowship on Capability Building of Young Journalists organized by News Network in
association with IPDC/UNESCO in 2009.

Consultancies:
a). Guest Lecturer: Facilitated around Twenty training programmes of Bangladesh Press Institute for
Basics of Journalism for District level journalists from 2016 to 2018. Sessions were on Basics of
reporting, Leads, Intro, Journalism, Media Ethics & Laws, Interpretative and investigative reporting,
feature, child rights, Women issues, Investigative Journalism etc.

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b) Guest Lecturer: Facilitated as Trainer for Union Digital Centre Enterprenurs in Twenty District of the
country on Journalism and Reporting issues in 2016 & 2017 under the project of Trinomuler Tottho
Janala in association with Ministry of ICT, Bangladesh.
At a glance career synopsis:
Summary of working experiences:
1. Position: Lecturer & Assistant Professor
Period: November 2014 to till now
Dept.: Mass Communication & Journalism
Employer: University of Rajshahi
Key Responsibilities:
a). Conduct Classes on Advanced Reporting, Media Economics and Management, Disaster & Risk
Communication etc. for Masters level students at Mass Communication & Journalism Department of the
university
b). Supervise research on Right to Information, Journalism, Communication, Disaster Communication,
Community Radio, Newspaper and other media of Honors Final year students.
c). Present paper in seminar/workshop on study matters
2. Position: Assistant Program Manager (Outreach & Communication)
Period: September 2012 to till date
Employer: Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)
Project: Driving Change (Anti-corruption movement for good governance)
Key responsibilities:
i. Conduct advocacy, coordination and liaison with government agencies, media, youth groups,
ii. Assist in audience and ethics in advertising research conducted by O&C, TIB
iii. Organize and conduct training, round-table discussion, workshop, seminar, conference and
awareness session on communication skill, Investigative Journalism and Effective Communication,
iv. Conduct Training on RTI Act & Brochure Development, Awareness Building
3. Position: Special Project Officer (Media and Communication)
Period: June 2012 to 01 September 2012
Employer: Relief International
Major responsibilities:
i. Conducting advocacy, networking, mobilization, coordination and Liaison with media, Govt.
agencies, policy makers, NGOs for ensuring human rights.
ii. Organizing seminar, workshop, press conference, round table discussion, policy dialog and
public events on human rights and human trafficking issues.
iii. Conducting social research and sharing information with relevant stake holders.
iv. Assist in the production of publications, IEC, TVC and other communication material.
4. Position: University Reporter
Period: June 2009 to August 2011
Employer: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha
Responsibilities:
i. Data collection from socio-economical-political events in Rajshahi city and educational
institutions for reporting
ii. Making reports for important events from several educational institutions of the divisional city
iii. Relation maintain with several stakeholders like politicians, government officials, academicians
and several agencies as the representative of national news agency.
5. Position: Translator cum Associate Editor (Part time)
Period: January 2010 to June 2018
Employer: Bangladesh Betar, Rajshahi
Responsibilities:
a) Translate and edit news from national English newspaper/agencies and international agencies for
bulletin
b) Collecting data from socio-economical-political event in Rajshahi city for local news bulletin
c) Editing news of district correspondents for bulletin
d) Maintaining Relation with journalists, politicians and govt. officials to collect news for news bulletin.
RESEARCH CONDUCTED
a) Environmental Journalism in Bangladesh: A Study on Rajshahi District Journalists (Conducted in
2012)

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b) The Role of Community Radio as alternative media for indigenous issues: A study on indigenous
peoples of North Western Bangladesh (conducted in 2015)
c) Role of Mass Media in Agricultural Development: A Study on Television Channel BTV (Conducted in
2014)
d) Worked as Freelance Report Writer of BNNRC, Query Bangladesh, UNESCO, , Ashrai, Rajshahi,
Barendra Unnayan Prochesta, Association for Community Development (ACD) etc.
PUBLICATIONS
a). ‘Environmental Journalism in Bangladesh: A Study on the Awareness of the Journalists’ in
English (2012) has been published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (with Dr. Pradip
Kumar Panday). (ISBN 978-3-659-31569-5)
b). Patterns of Facebook Use: A Case Study on the Students of Rajshahi University, Bangladesh,
Published in Vol 1,2014 in journal of Journalism and Media Studies (with Dr. Pradip Kumar Panday);
published by Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Jahangirnagar University.
c). Krishi Unnayone Televisioner Vumika: Uttarancholer Duti Gramer Upor Ekti Somikkha (Role of
Television in Agricultural Development: A Study on Two villages of Northern Bangladesh) (With
Dr. Pradip Kumar Panday) published in 2016 by Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development.
d). Climate Change and Peoples’ Adaptation Strategy in Bangladesh: A Study on a Coastal Village
was published on Society and Progress, by Bangabandhu Institute of War and Bangladesh Studies,
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, Gopalganj.
e). ‘Jar Hat Dhore (Mass Media)Agiye Jasse Krishi’ (2010), Jonovasso-4, Hridoye Mati O Manush,
Channel I, p.p-275-280.
f). ‘Boirita Sikar Korei Nischoyota Ante Hobe Krisir’(2011), Jonovasso-5, Hridoye Mati O Manush,
Channel I, p.p-184-191.
g). Biswabiddaloy Sangbadikota: Kisu Oviggota, Kisu Bastobota(2011), Zojon, Department of Mass
Communication and Journalism, University of Rajshahi, pp.56-58.
h). Tottho Odhikar Ayn O Bastobota was published on Daily Ittefaq on October 02, 2013 (with Dr.
Kudrat E Khuda Babu)
i). Gonomaddhomer Sadhinota: Sundor Vobissot Er Nischoyota article was published on online
news agency silkcity.com
j). Tottho Odhikarer Aloy Susasito SOdesh Gorar Prottoy was published on Transparency
International Bangladesh Blog.
CONFERENCE PAPERS
a). Presented a paper titled The Role of Community Radio as alternative media for indigenous
issues: A study on indigenous peoples of North Western Bangladesh organized by Centurion
University in Association with Deakin University, Australia on 24-27 February, 2016 in Udisha, India.
b). Presented a paper titled Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Journalists on Reporting
Environmental Issues in Bangladesh, organized by Asian Congress for Media and Communication,
India Chapter in Kalkata, India on November 2015.
c). Presented keynote titled Gonomaddhomer Sadhinota, Sundor Vobissot er Nischoyta (Press
Freedom to ensure Better Future) at a seminar organized by Rajshahi University Journalists
Association to celebrate World Press Freedom Day-2015.
d). Presented a paper titled "Citizen Journalism Practice in Local Media: A Study on Rajshahi
district" on February 19, 2016 organized by Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, Begum
Rokeya University & Oxfam GB, Bangladesh
Personal information:
Father’s Name : Md. Abdus Salam
Mother’s Name : Mst. Zebunnesa
Date of Birth : 01 st January 1989
Height : 5ft & 6.5 Inches
Sex : Male
Marital Status : Single
Religion Status : Muslim (Sunni)

Permanent Address:
Vill :Amda
P.O :Amda
P.S :Porsha
District :Naogaon

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Nationality : Bangladeshi (By Birth)

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MD. MAMUN ABDUL KAIOUM


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