Sharmila Ghoshal Banerji
Over 28 years of Media Industry experience out of which over 12 years in Print and TV journalism as a Correspondent , Associate Editor and News Editor of Daily News papers , Worked in Times Group , Indian Express, DNA , INDIA TODAY and over 16 years in the Key Managerial Levels and as part of senior management in large Corporates’.
- Founder /CEO of Green Chillies Media
- Executive Director of Fuzion Inc a 360 degree media company ,
- Creative Advisor and CEO of JSW Imagineering , a Production based company ,
- Creative Vice president of Entertainment Channels at Hinduja Group,
- Head of Film Division of L&T Group,
- Creative head of Disney World in Modi Entertainment Group
- Television Journalist of TV Today Group.
- Creative head of Surabhi Associates producing Serials for Doordarshan and Zee TV.Produced short films and assisted in production of Feature films. Created 2500 hours of content
- Print Journalist- News Editor – Navbharat Group
- Print Journalist – Times of India , Indian Express, DNA , Business world.
- Chairperson- International Women’s Leaders forum
Primary experience in Script writing, Production management of films, Direction and Film Making
Green Chillies Media
Directed and Produced 2500 hours of Content
- Green Chillies is Production based company Producing films, TV Commercial, Short films, Web series.
- Made short films on social issues, women centric subjects, youth and crime
- Made Documentaries and Corporate films for Corporate Houses.
- Made Ad Films for various brands.
- Produced a feature called ‘Rave’ on youth and drugs.
- Produced a film on Sexual harassment at work place.
- Working on a Web series on youth oriented subject
International Women Leaders Forum
International Women Leaders Forum has a unique agenda to celebrate the women hood, in a way never enjoyed before. This is the only forum that will share the joy of being woman. The forum brings together the global women leaders to share the secret of being what they are and what they want to be. We have shared our sorrows, joy, pain, happiness, knowledge, experiences and emotions on many other platforms, but this forum offers that luxury, leisure and exclusivity to enjoy what we are today and what we want to be tomorrow.
Executive Director & CEO
Fuzion Inc is a dedicated 360 degree media company that provides a complete brand for its clients. The company’s aim is to integrate the global creative excellence with our traditional Indian ethnicity,
The company’s core domain is in three areas.
- New Age Media
- Tele -production
- The other areas of specialisation are a Advertising, Branding, Media Planning and Buying, Events and Training
JSW Imagineering a Production Company
Group Senior Vice President
Also headed Group Communications, Creative head, Branding and Advertising
- Advising the production company on appropriate scripts for production. Production of TVC’s and other films
- Looking after Creatives and Branding
- Looking after Group Communications and Stake holder relationship Management
Senior Vice President Creatives – Incable channels
- Content creatio , Content production , evaluation of scripts for production of feature films.
- Content aquisition, bringing in international channels to India as Indian partners
- Content Marketing
- Offsetting Digitization, the CAS and the digi box promotion
- Worked closely with TRAI for rolling out digital boxes
- Also managing Group Communications, Branding , Advertising and stake holder relationship Management
Larsen & Toubro
Headed the Films Division
- Directed, Produced Corporate Films
- Media, Branding, Advertising, Mar communication
- Looking after production, content creation and news generation in the company
- Editor of 25 inhouse journals
- Managing Group Communications with media
Disney India / Modi Entertainment
Group Head Media
- Packaging of Disney Hours, To customize Disney hours for Indian audience and dubbing with hindi voice over and in other languages. This program was most popular amongst Children
- Modi Entertainment limited was into production of feature films and Indian partners to Disney India and
- Launched a Children’s channel helped in content creation and acquisition.
- Produced and directed many ad films for the company
- Looked after Corporate Communications and Branding
Surabhi Associates Production
Executive Director and Producer
- Directed and produced short films for Doordarshan ‘Chalo Gaon ki Aur ‘ Nanha Sipahi ,
- Produced and Directed Serial on Kashmir for Doordarshan ’Mera Watan hai Mera Watan’
- Produced and Directed Serial on terrorism for Doordarshan’ Aman’
- This was widely appreciated and shown on DD International.
- Directed short films for BBC on female foeticide and Women Bandit
- Produced and directed a 36 episode Indo Malaysian Serial with their best Artists called ‘Salaam Taj Mahal.
- Directed Short films on Save the Girl Child, worked with many NGO’s to create content
- Directed short films on Tantra a form of religion for French television.
- Hosted events on social causes.
Primary exposure to Asian Countries viz., China, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Hong Kong, Korea & Japan with regard to Market Intelligence. and media activities. Secondary exposure to US & UK.
TV Today (India Today Group)
Director /Producer, Senior Editor
- Travelled across the country to direct meaningful feature documentaries
- Some of my stories were widely acclaimed like ‘No takers for Mental Asylum’
- Save a girl , save a child ‘.
- ‘The political vendetta of Nripen Chakrovorty’
- ‘Khalliluah Medical scam’
- M P Chronicle, Nav Bharat – Chronicle Group of Newspapers
- News editor, headed a team of sixty editorial staff.
- Associate Editor, Estate News & Views– a Fortnightly Magazine
- Worked as a journalist in Times OF India, Indian express
- Management experience in Strategy, Marketing, Advertising, Film making, Media Planning, Media Buying and Business Development.
- Over 12 years of experience in Journalism heading a News Paper Independently as News Editor taking care of the revenue model.
Strategy, Business Development, Brand Building, Media Relations, Advertising, Events, Corporate Communications
- Content creation
- Music composition
- Media management
Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan – DELHI
- MBA from IMT Gaziabad,
- MA in English from Delhi University.
- Fellow research in Journalism
- Pursuing PHD Program in Management From Mumbai University
- Film making
- Writing and Reading
Additional Honours & Awards
- Recipient of Women in Leader Award as Editor / Writer in 2010-2011 by I-Group a Global firm
- Recipient of ‘Leaders in Media Sector Award’ in 2009 at Women Leaders in India Achievement instituted by I-Group.
- Recipient of Women in Leadership Choice Award in 2010 instituted by WILL FORUM (Women in leadership Forum]
- Recipient of Runners up Award in Asian Women Leadership in 2011
- Recipient of Global Leadership Award in 2014
- Recipient of International Women Leadership Award 2015 /2017
Attended Top Management Leadership Programmes of MCKinsey , SHL Assessment , Harvard Business School, Learning Path International (US based boutique), Landmark Forum Education.