Vidyadharan completed his MCom from Rajasthan University and BCom from Kerala University. He has a Diploma in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Budapest. He is also a diploma holder in Journalism from Edatatta Narayanan.Vidyadharan previously worked as Dy. Head of News for TV LIVE from January 2003 to July 2004. He worked with Lokmat Times as Chief of Bureau, with JAIN TV as Editor (News). From October 1995 to August 1999 he worked with TVI (BiTV) as a Senior Writer, News Coordinator and Input Editor. He also worked with PTI. From 1986 to 1988 he worked as a stringer with Sunday Observer (Delhi Edition). As a Sub Editor, Senior-sub-Editor and Staff Correspondent he worked in Patriot from 1982 to 1988.
In his present capacity as an Additional Director - Communications he is responsible for organizing structured media relations for ORF, write press notes and any other required external or internal communication, Assist with publicity for ORF activities and also develop and expand the feature service.