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Media Courses - Career in Journalism

Discussion in 'Prepare for Everything' started by India Can, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. India Can

    India Can New Member

    Career in media or journalism is attracting youngster a lot. Everyone wants to be a journalist. You just need to do Media Courses to improve your confidence and skills. Journalism courses are being introduced in various government and private Universities of India. There are many institutes offering these courses in Delhi and other cities in India.

    Media Course covers the subsequent sections- New reading, Writing, Editing, Reporting, Photographing, Broadcasting and Anchoring. Journalism are often classified into broad classes of media, Print Journalism (Newspaper, Magazines, and Journals etc) and Electronic Media (News channels, Radio, net etc.). With electronic media one will choose to become a news reader, anchor, web writer, editor, correspondent etc. but in other hand if you choose for Print journal then you'll work as a newsman, writer, and editorialist in an exceedingly leading news paper or national magazines.

    The basic eligibility needed for a bachelor degree in Journalism Courses is that the completion of 10+2 from a recognized board. Some schools conjointly offer Post graduate program in Journalism for that your Bachelor degree is needed to induce admission in it. Besides this, you're needed to qualify AN entrance check to induce a seat in Journalism in acknowledged schools of Delhi or India.
  2. Maharishi Markandeshwar University is Best University in North India offered course BA in Journalism and Mass Communication. University gives a platform to encourage young minds and help them achieve triumph. From a shopping complex to a comfortable hostel, everything is within the reach of students. On top of that, the University is approved by top Indian Regulatory Bodies like UGC, NAAC, DSIR, AICTE, BCI, and many more.

    Eligibility criteria for the course journalism and mass communication are that the candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks. (45% in case of SC/ST Category).
  3. jyoti das

    jyoti das Member


    Career options in journalism and mass communication
    Electronic media
    Thousands of television channels of various interests are working in our country as a result of which the career opportunities in the field of electronic journalism and mass communication has increased manifold. The career options in electronic media are:
    • Field Reporter
    • Researcher
    • Content Writer and editor
    • Programme Editor
    • Field and In-house Correspondent
    • News anchor/ Event Anchor
    • Narrator
    • News Analyst
    • Video journalist
    • Audiovisual Production Specialist
    • Public Relations Officer
    • Cinema Projectionist
    • Media Marketing Executive
    • Advertising Executive
    Print Media
    This is one of the oldest and most popular medium of mass communication. The career options print media holds for this course are as follows-
    • Chief Editor
    • Senior Editor
    • Editor
    • Associate Editor
    • Assistant Editor
    • Magazine features editor
    • Magazine journalist
    • Columnist
    • Reporter
    • Correspondent
    • Photo journalist
    • Graphics designer
    • Cartoonist
    Web media
    The Internet is fast emerging as a global electronic community mode interconnecting millions of people. It provides updated news content at no cost. Here competition is tough. So, the web journalist has to make the news sharp and interesting because many web surfers may turn off the the page without reading them entirely if they don’t find it interesting. In web media one can work as-
    • Content writer
    • Blogger
    • Video editor
    • Graphics editor
    • Digital copywriter
    • Market researcher
    • Multimedia specialist
    • Public relations officer
    • Science writer
    • Translator
    • Apart from all the above mentioned careers options one can also work in the following fields for both government and private organisations after acquiring the journalism and mass communication degree-
    • Copywriter
    • Corporate communications specialist
    • Grant writer
    • Public relations specialist
    • Social media specialist
    • Technical writer
    • Freelance writer
    Read more : Career in Journalism and Mass Communication: The Profession conquering the World

    Hope this answer will help you
    Good luck!

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