Prof Mrinal Chatterjee is an inspiring name in Odisha Media. He has left his legacy in wherever he has worked be it print, radio or television. As a journalist and then an editor he has inspired a generation of young journalists and continues to do so in his current capacity as the Head of IIMC Odisha at Dhenkanal. He has written extensively for leading newspapers of Odisha like that of Sambad and The Samaj. His recent book History of Journalism in Odisha is a pioneering contribution to the field.