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Our Advisory Committee

CMR Nepal Journalism Academy’s Advisory Committee for 2024-25

Dharma Raj Bhusal


Mr. Bhusal is the Chairman and Managing Director of Onlinekhabar and Chairman of Himalaya Television HD. He established OnlineKhabar.com as a startup in 2006 when he was still a master’s student of Journalism and steered it to make it the leading online news media in Nepal.

Prof. P. Kharel


Prof. Kharel has a distinctin of being the first journalism professor of Nepal. Author of numerous books on media and journalism, Prof. Kharel was the editor The Rising Nepal daily.

Prateek Pradhan


Mr. Pradhan is the editor-in-chief of Baahrakhari Media since established the online media company in 2016. Pradhan chairs the Digital Media Society. He started journalism with The Kathmandu Post in 1993 and served as its Editor-in-Chief from 2004 to 2008. When the Post went online in 1996, he became Nepal’s first online editor. He also edited Karobar economic daily and served as Group Editor for Nepal Republic Media. He is also the founder chair of Society of Economic Journalists of Nepal.

Upasana Ghimire


Ms. Ghimire is the editor of Nari – a monthly magazine.

Werner Eggert


Mr. Eggert is the Founding Director of Interlink Academy in Hamburg. He has been active in international media development for more than twenty years. He was the Editor-in Chief of the Educational Television and Radio Channel TIDE in Hamburg, and worked as a Senior Project Manager at the International Institute for Journalism (now part of GIZ) in Berlin. In the 1990s, he headed the first online desk for economic news in Germany.

Tilak Pathak

Ex-Officio Advisor

Mr. Pathak is the Executive Director of Center for Media Research – Nepal.