Our Awesome Team

Amiya Pani

Executive Producer

Amiya Pani, having 30 years of experience in media, has worked with popular TV magazines like ‘Ajira Odisha’ to ‘Odisha Diary’, ‘Amari Katha’, ‘Spandan’, which were telecast on Doordarshan, Bhubaneswar. He has worked with DD National, ‘Aaj Tak’, ‘DD Metro’, ‘Star Plus’, ‘Aaj Ki Baat’. He also worked as a Video Journalist with India TV, CNN-IBN and IBN 7.

Mousumi Satpathy

Producer

Mousumi Satpathy is a talent in the area of audio-visual production. She possesses strong vocabulary and sense of visual style. She holds a masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with two years of experience in content writing in OTV. She has been working in the field for last 13 years with experience in scripting and filmmaking.

Pradipta Sahu

Visual Editor

Being trained under award winning editor of Odisha Mr Sukumar Mani and director Susant Mani, Babu is infused with subtle power of thinking beyond the usual which reflects in his work. He can handle editing of documentary to daily soaps with ease.

Sandeep Sahu

Guest Editor

is a senior Bhubaneswar based journalist with over 30 years of work behind him. Starting out with leading Odia daily ‘Sambad,’ he has worked for a host of top local, national and international media houses such as BBC World Service and OTV. Apart from his journalistic work, he has written scripts for scores of documentaries, telefilms and TV serials: in Odia, English and Hindi.

Chandra Sekhar

Script Writer

A post-grad in Political Science with an artistic knack, Chandra Sekhar is always keen to add uniqueness to his writing content and direction of work. His learning attitude and dedication to absorb the minute techniques of Audio-visual work have excelled him in a short span. The amalgamation of cognizance, out-of-the-box thinking, team spirit and active participation is well reflected in his writing for the in-house initiative of ‘Inspiring Odisha’ and various projects so far.

Sanjay Kanungo

Chief Producer

Sanjay Kanungo has more than 27 years of experience in reporting news events as well as producing news, current affairs and cultural programmes like ‘Ajira Odisha’, ‘Odissa Diary’, ‘Aei Odisha’, ‘Ajira Cinema’, Spandan and ‘Kiran’. Prior to his association with Light House, he was working with popular Odia channel OTV as a producer and as senior producer in MBC TV.

Subrat Kumar Das

Producer

Subrat is a young talent having 11 years of media experience in producing short films, corporate films, AD and documentaries. A good team player and hard worker with zeal to learn, he likes working in challenging situations. He has worked in prestigious television channel like Kanak and has directed popular TV shows like ‘Chota Mora Gaan Ti’ for ETV News Odia.

Ashis Dhir

Photographer

Ashis Dhir is a passionate video/photo-journalist who has worked for organizations like Zee News, Network 18, News World Odisha. Wildlife to culture & heritage, Ashis captures picture that breathes life.

Aswini Sahoo

Cinematographer

A BFTII Trained cinematographer Aswini has been working in the field for last 20 years. He has been associated with channels like ETV Odia, OTV. Apart from features, documentaries and musicals, he also covers live events such as Puri Car festival, Odisha Assembly session, elections and reality shows.

Bhabatosh Behera

Production Manager

Bhabatosh is an accomplished Production Manager with a wealth of experience spanning 8 years. His expertise lies in seamlessly integrating technical knowledge and accounting principles to drive efficiency and financial stability within production processes. With a deep understanding of both the technical intricacies and financial aspects of production, Bhabatosh excels in optimizing workflows, managing budgets, and making strategic decisions to enhance overall performance and profitability.

Gurujee Swetachandan

Content Head

A young  talent of media industry, whose scripting, visualization and editing skills are praiseworthy. From art to entertainment, and from social to cultural, he can handle various subjects comfortably. His efforts in programmes like ‘Generation-Z’, ‘Spandan’, ‘Abhula Smruti’, ‘Puntu Nana Nka Peta Jatra’, ‘Debata Hoile Marai’ has been appreciated by viewers & professionals.

Subhakant Ray

Cameraman

Subhakant is an experienced and quality hand in video and still photography. During his more than 20 years of professional experience, he has worked with Doordarshan, India TV and News X. From documentary to news stories, he has proven his mettle in almost all genres of camera works. Ray passionately peruses wildlife photography as hobby.

Shibangi Mohapatra

Writer

Shibangi holds Masters in Psychology and passion for Odissi Classical Dance. The combination makes her a strong blend of communication and creativity. Assertive, confident and positive, she believes in the process of unending learning.

MANORANJAN MOHAPATRA

Graphics Designer

Manoranjan has an experience of 11 years in the field of graphics, animation and editing. He has worked with MBC News, Naxatra TV, Konark TV, JharkaOdisha etc. With professional diploma in animation technology, Manoranjan is well versed in 3D & 2D Animation, product Ads, brochures, bang, montage, promo, news template etc.

Tapas Mohanty

Senior Cameraman

Tapas has expertise in shooting news, features, documentaries, educational films. He has worked on assignments for NDTV, India TV, Doordarshan, ZEE TV, TV Today and ETV. His outstanding camera work is clearly visible in a number of documentary films and developmental projects for respectable organizations like of OSDMA, ORSAC, Live Stock, SHG, and otherMSSRF, Indo Swiss Project.

Soumya Ranjan Pattnaik

Cinematographer

Tremendously talented Soumya, with gifted sense of colour and lighting is capable of covering reality shows, documentaries, corporate films, ad films, music albums and live shows. This cinematography degree holder from Biju Patnaik Film and Television Institute of Odisha has worked for media organizations such as OTV, Prameya, Kamyab.

Dillip Dhir Samant

Photographer

A photo-journalist who has worked for the leading newspaper organization of Odisha ‘Sambad’ for 30 long years. Over the years he has mastered news coverage and has extended his excellence in other beats such as culture, nature and fashion.

ANIL ROUT

Visual Editor

With strong sense of visuals and animation, Anil has experience of editing a variety of projects such as corporate films, documentaries, ad films, short films, training videos, promos etc. While working in Mumbai, Anil has also skilled himself in new age video editing to fulfil the requirement of the industry and clients.