Mr. Sahil Koul joined Vivekananda School of Journalism and Mass Communication, VIPS as Assistant Professor in the year 2014. Prior to joining VIPS, he was a Senior Research Fellow at School of Communication Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh. Mr. Koul holds specialization in Print Media and Still Photography and has served in leading English daily, Hindustan Times as a correspondent. His keen interest in communication and media research has resulted in regular participation at international and national conferences and seminars. He has contributed chapters for the distance learning material for University School of Open Learning, Panjab University Chandigarh besides having published research articles in SCOPUS indexed and UGC recognized Journals. His PhD titled “Human Rights of Journalists in Jammu and Kashmir: An Awareness Assessment Study” is at the final stage of submission.