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About

Font & Pixel Media is a privately-held company that is in the business of education and media. Drawing upon the academic and professional experience of its team and associates, the company is engaged in education, media, research and design. For us good business is about doing work to the best of our ability, making no compromises on quality and deadlines and, while doing so, holding steadfast to our ethics.

Our clients have included corporates like Adfactors, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Air India, Beehive Communications, Bennett & Coleman, Crisil, Friday Gurgaon, Hinduja Hospital, HT Media, ILF&S Education, Lazer Tag India, Mahesh Tutorials, Outlook India, Maya Entertainment and Media Foundation.

The team is led by Aloke Thakore.

Aloke Thakore

Aloke Thakore is a journalist, researcher and teacher. He has worked in print and television. He has been a newsroom coach for The Times of India (Chennai and Kochi), Hindustan Times, People (magazine), Bangalore Mirror, and Mumbai Mirror; and a management and editorial consultant for The Emirates Evening Post (Dubai).

Having started his career with The Statesman in Calcutta, Thakore worked as a Producer with ABNI and its merged avatar of CNBC, and was responsible for the channel output from Mumbai. He used to write a media watch column for The Hoot (thehoot.org) called ‘Hammer and Tongs’, and has also conducted, and consulted on, media research and training initiatives of the Media Foundation, Panos South Asia, and PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action & Research), Mumbai.

A Media Leadership Fellow of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Thakore has a Ph.D. in Journalism & Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an AM in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and an MS in Journalism from the University of Kansas. He has a bachelor’s degree in English from Calcutta University. Thakore is the Honorary Director of the JM Foundation for Excellence in Journalism. He serves as a trustee of the Informed Voter project (MumbaiVotes.com).