Curriculum Vitae


Mr. Justin Gerard Victor

  • Senior Lecturer II

  • School of Media & Communication
    Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management
  •    +60356295274


Justin Victor is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Media and Communication, Taylor’s University, Malaysia. He teaches mass communication, journalism, new media and media law modules. His research interests are in media analysis, human communication and mental health with special focus on suicide prevention

  • Programme Director, School of Communication, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Taylor's University, 05/02/2005 to 30/04/2018
  • Acting Head of School, School of Communication, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Taylor's University, 17/07/2017 to 31/12/2017
  • Master In Mass Communications, University Of Leicester, Malaysia
  • Bachelor Of Arts (Major In Philosophy), Ateneo De Manila University, Philippines
  • Journalism (News writing, New media reporting, Film studies)
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Reporting for New Media, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Film Studies, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Media Appreciation, Foundation, Taylor's University (03/2016)
  • Reporting for New Media, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2015)
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
  • Yang, L.F. and Victor, J.G. (2021)Assessing adherence to guidelines of media reporting on suicide based on the Precaution Adoption Process Model and Agenda-Setting Theory. Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, 3 September 2021.
  • Rajaratnam U.D., Victor J.G., Jayasainan S.Y. and Yang L.F. (2020). Women leaders in the 14th General Election: A comparative framing analysis of the Malaysian media. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research 12 (3) 2020, 103-124. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Victor, J., Heng, J. G. K., Govindaraju, G. M., Tan, P. L., Rajaratnam, U., & Yang, L. F. (2019). Media reporting of suicide: A comparative framing analysis of Malaysian newspapers. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research, 11(2), 73-88 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
  • Victor J., and Kartini Abd Jabar (2020, Sept 10). World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: Working together to prevent suicide — Befrienders KL. Malay Mail, Retrieved from
  • Victor, J. (2019, 11 Sept). Working together to prevent suicide. Malay Mail, Retrieved from
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Mental Health Status & Interventions Among The Orang Asli Community in Selangor - Pilot Project, Co-researcher, 2023 to 2024 (Private)
  • Media reporting of suicide: A comparative framing analysis of Malaysian newspapers, Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
  • Exploring Malaysian university students' perspectives on mental health mobile apps., Communication Research International Conference 2019, 17/10/2019 to 18/10/2019, Department of Communication Research, College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines (International)
  • Suicide reporting in Malaysian newspapers: Precarious balance between public discussion and adherence to guidelines on media reportage of suicide , 2nd Global Conference on Suicide, 31/10/2011 to 02/11/2011, Inter-Disciplinary.Net, Oxfordshire, UK (International)
  • Objectivity and Ethics in the Malaysian Print Media - A Plausible Marriage of Necessity , 1st International SEARCH Conference, 29/05/2009 to 30/05/2009, School of Communication, Taylor's College (International)
  • Industry Expectations of Communication Graduates, Communication Symposium : Communication Convergence 2.0, 02/10/2007 to 02/10/2007, School of Communication, Taylor's College (University)
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • Member of the National Advisory Council for the Promotion of Mental Health, [Majlis Penasihat Promosi Kesihatan Mental] Ministry of Health Malaysia, 30/04/2017 (National)
  • National Council of Befrienders Malaysia - Ex-Co Member - coordinating and consultative council for Befrienders centres across Malaysia , 18/09/2016 (National)
  • The Befrienders Kuala Lumpur - volunteer offering emotional support and public education for suicide prevention; - Chairman of the Board; - Trainer - for new recruits and public workshops/talks, 15/02/1998 (National)
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner License, Non research, 01/10/2020 to 11/10/2020 (Private/Industrial Sector)
  • THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL SEARCH CONFERENCE 2017 (SOC Only), Research, 18/05/2017 to 19/05/2017
  • 2U2I Briefing (by invitation only), Research, 07/03/2017 to 07/03/2017