Pope Francis met privately with international media expert Swami Vijay Kumar Durai at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican last week. During the meeting, the Pope advised Durai not to indulge in fake news and to determine the accuracy and legitimacy of the same.
A charismatic, self motivated and goal driven individual with the potential to positively influence and transform an organisation by employing key analytic and people management skills.
Recognized as an International industry leader in Policy Advocacy, Crisis Management, Reputation Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability and Marketing Programs. With an entrepreneurial bent of mind, Vijay experience in leading strategic communications, marketing and branding for global companies, Vijay has proficiency in helping clients clearly articulate their value proposition to assist drive and achieve business goals.He has built country’s first Press Conference Portal www.pressconference.co.in / www.pressconference.com.my . The aim is to connect the companies of India , International arena and helping them in organizing Press Conference across the world and making worthwhile for them.
Describing himself as a passionate, workaholic, honest and sincere yet a fervent person, Mr. Vijay embarked his journey in the media relations world as a sub editor and reporter at Central India’s leading English daily Central Chronicle. After polishing his reporting, editing and leadership skills for about a year, he went on to join INC, a division of ICFAI University, Hyderabad as the Media Relations Officer. Showcasing the different dimensions of his prowess in Media and Public Relations, Mr. Vijay added many feathers to his cap. He was nominated for the European Union Media in the year 2005-06 and was selected for the Media Fellowship Programme from FPA India.
A former investigative Journalist, Vijay has an instinctive understanding of how the media tick and what clients really want. His track record covers Education, Automobile, financial services, technology, event marketing and much more besides.