Janak Rogers is a broadcast journalist who has worked in radio, television and online media organisations in Australia and overseas
Janak teaches writing, photography and broadcast subjects in Journalism at RMIT. He has particular interest in promoting media diversity and representation, and in digital innovation in the teaching and practise of journalism.
In 2020, Janak won the Teaching Award for Innovation in Online Teaching at the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia conference together with colleague Tito Ambyo. The award recognises innovations implemented in online teaching in journalism during the COVID-19 pandemic.
He is currently co-authoring a chapter for the book 'Agile Learning Environments amid Disruption: Evaluating Academic Innovations in Higher Education during COVID-19' due to be published in 2020 by Palgrave Macmillan.
Over the years Janak has lived and worked in France, India, USA, Mexico, Israel/Palestine and the United Kingdom and has travelled widely.
He holds dual Australian/British citizenship and right of abode in India. He speaks fluent French and Spanish, intermediate Hindi, and native English.
Teaching radio, television, online media.
- B.A. Politics/International Development.
- Dip Lang (Spanish)
Janak has produced work for the BBC World Service, Deutsche Welle, Radio France Internationale, Radio Netherlands, ABC Radio Australia, ABC Radio National, Australia Network Television and others.
He has produced over a dozen feature-length programs internationally, reporting from across Asia and in Africa and Latin America.