WHAT IS Media Academy?  

A platform to teach media skills for SSSIO members via online classes and assignments.​ 

WHO IS Media Academy FOR?

For Media, Public Outreach, Archive Coordinators, Volunteer, SSSIO Officers, SSSIO members already working with Media.​ ​


Participants of the Media Academy will gain a better understanding of how to prepare and share reports about SSSIO activities.​ ​


The current Media Academy curriculum covers writing, photography and videography skills. Interviewing has been added to the curriculum covering both technical aspects as well as content of an interview. An interview is a powerful way to convey experiences of devotees to inspire others and preserve them for posterity. ​

Media Academy has been running since 2022. Media Academy is delivered by experienced teams of Media experts. There are an english speaking and a Spanish speaking Media Academy trainers teams. 

2024 Calendar 

Where Zone When
Europe and Africa 6, 7 and 9 March 9, 2024, 17:00 CET
Asia and Australia, NZ 3, 4 and 5 March 30, 2024, 1pm Singapore, 4pm AEDT
Americas 1 April 27, 2024, 9am PST
Americas 2A + 2B May 25, 2024, 9am PST (in Spanish)


The session time is primarily suited to each time zone, however, it is open to all members and Sai devotees interested in the SSSIO Media work and service from anywhere in the world. The content has been updated and expanded compared to the previous Media Academy runs and participants of previous Media Academy runs are welcome to join too. 

This is a stand alone, 2-hours session, and there will be no assignments. The session will cover the following topics: 

  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Interviewing
    • Technical requirements
    • Approach and content
  • Writing

A link has been provided to the Zones and will be shared on the day and time of the webinar on social media and this page.

There is no registration or need to let us know in advance. All are welcome. 


Media Guidelines

Contact us at digital.media@sathyasai.org