It has become a common practice to hear and read about crimes taking place in the locality, state or in the country. There is no doubt that today the crime rate has reached up to an alarming situation. The journalists who report of these crime beats and police beats are called Crime Reporters. They cover every aspect of the crime from robberies to murders, theft, fraud, kidnapping, sexual assaults and many other nuisances that are taking place in our civilized society. (more…)
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As the name suggests, Sports Journalism reports on sports topics and events and it is an essential element of any news media organization. Today career in sports is at its boom and which also brings wonderful career opportunities for sports journalists as well. Television, radio, magazines, internet have become an integral part of people’s life. Many of them are ardent fans of different sports; they switch to TV, websites, newspaper for getting latest updates and news in their sports. Thus, the scope of sports journalism is increasing gradually. Sports Journalism prepares students to sports reporting career and also introduces them with the writing of a sports writer and media professionals use. (more…)
Journalism has made a remarkable progress in the last ten years; there has been a boom in this industry. The picture of journalism has gone through a complete makeover than what it used to be in the past. It is also one of the most challenging jobs you could come across but this has not stopped the individuals to opt for Journalism. If you a senior secondary pass out or have earned a graduation degree, you are eligible to apply for journalism course. (more…)
Journalism is a great career to start with and many youngsters are lured towards this profession. It is a challenging job which requires lot of hard work and dedication but in return you enjoy ample growth and recognition in the society. All successful journalist working in various news channels enjoy a handsome salary package and other perks.
Today TV and Radio are the important medium of communication, a lot of people turn to TV for current news and updates, and hence, the role of journalist becomes very important and full of commitment and responsibilities. You could go for diploma or three years degree courses in Journalism. Mentioned below are some well known Journalism Institutes in Delhi
Lady Shriram College, New- Delhi
Delhi College Of arts and Commerce,
Indraprastha College, New-Delhi
Jamia Milia Islamia, New-Delhi
This is to be noted here, besides degree and diploma course in Journalism, one may also go for PG diploma in various streams of Mass Communication (Journalism).
Journalists collect information on political, social and many sensitive issues and write news stories over these issues. Today, a lot of news channels have come up in the market which has opened great career opportunities in Journalism. . Journalism requires outstanding communication skills. If you have good communication skills then you could become a newsreader or interview celebrities and political leaders in TV and radio.
People with excellent writing skills, could write for various newspapers, National Magazines and websites also. Newspaper is also an important medium to connect to the people and you could write news, articles and Blogs on various political and social issues of the country. Like that magazines and websites also require journalists who could write news and articles for them.
As mentioned earlier journalism has lot of challenges thus, you should be prepared to work under pressure and meet deadlines on time. Sometimes your regular working hours could also exceed due to the extensive work pressure therefore, you should be prepared to tackle these difficult circumstances in your professional life.
It is important to pursue journalism course from a prestigious college but your institute cannot guarantee your success. To become a successful journalist you need to put a lot of hard work and inability to write and present stories should be inherited in you.
You could also do freelancing and work independently as a journalist. The other career options in journalism are as follows- photojournalists, proofreaders and news analyst in print and electronic media.
Today media is very powerful and journalists can influence masses with their news and articles. Journalists should not take advantage of this factor and adhere to the norms and standards of journalism. Journalists cover wide variety of areas, such as- politics, art, economics, sports, history, business, weather, entertainment and many others important areas.
Career as journalist gives you plenty of exposure; you need to travel to different regions of the country. A journalist is required to go in the remotest and sometimes unsafe areas of his/her state to cover news and making world aware about the ongoing crisis and circumstances of that particular place. The remuneration in journalism is often dependent on your years of experience, organization you are working with and your work- performance. People who are completely dedicated towards this profession have achieved lots of appraisal and good salary package.
Today a career in Journalism is attracting a large number of enthusiastic young boys and girls. To be a journalist you require a course training which can enhance your skills and confidence. Thus, journalism courses are being introduced in various government and private Universities of India. You could find plenty of institutes providing Journalism courses in Delhi and other mass communication courses.
To begin your career as a journalist opens the doors of many media houses currently running on Air. To get a job opportunity in National news channel like Times Now, NDTV, IBN7 or CNN it is compulsory to get a Journalism degree from a well known college of India or abroad.
After completing your Journalism course from a reputed college of Delhi or India you would find opportunities knocking at your door. Individuals who are very confident and possess an excellent communication skill are the top most choice for this profession. Many of them are recruited in the campus interviews and are being paid great salary package and other perks.
Journalism covers the following sections- New reading, Writing, Editing, Reporting, Photographing, Broadcasting and Anchoring. Journalism can be classified into broad categories of media, Print Journalism (Newspaper, Magazines, and Journals etc) and Electronic Media (News channels, Radio, Internet etc.). If you opt for Print journal then you can work as a reporter, writer, and columnist in a leading news paper or national magazines. In electronic media one can opt to become a news reader, anchor, web writer, editor, correspondent etc.
The basic eligibility required for a bachelor degree in Journalism course is the completion of 10+2 from a recognized board. Some colleges also provide Post graduate program in Journalism for that your Bachelor degree is required to get admission in it. Besides this, you are required to qualify an entrance test to get a seat in Journalism in reputed colleges of Delhi or India. You could also go for Diploma in Journalism or specialized training at reputed media organizations.
Some of the best Journalism Institutes in Delhi are given below. To apply for admission in these reputed colleges, you could take from Internet. You would all the websites of these institutes along with the date of admission and forms.
- Indraprastha College
- Kamla Nehru College
- Lady Shriram College
- Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
- Institute of Journalism
- Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan
- Gargi College
- Jamia Milia Islamia
- JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
- South Delhi Polytechnic for Women
- Indian Institute of Mass Communication
- Headline Institute of Journalism and Mass communication.
If you are not able to go for regular studies in Journalism due to other priorities in your life then you can also opt for online Journalism or correspondence studies.
Career in Journalism is very promising and respectful. It is a long term career and you could even earn money sitting at home by writing articles, Blogs for the leading news paper or websites. Today journalism is not only restricted to TV and News paper but in Internet also. Now days all the news channels in India or abroad maintain their own websites which provide all current information about national and international issues. Some of them (news channel websites) have also introduced article and Blog column where a journalist can write about his own opinion on any national and international political and social agenda adhering to the limits of Journalism.
Journalists play a very crucial role in any nation development and future. A large number of people in the world turn to TV and News paper for all current issues taking place in a country. It is very important for any journalist to portray a correct picture of his/her country as it is the most important medium of communication.
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Media is global and mass communication is a course which trains you to excel in the field of media. Media has various forms such as TV, newspaper, radio, magazines etc. Today mass communication has become one of the most popular courses among students. There are special courses and degrees offered in mass communication which provide detailed knowledge in media such as journalism, advertising, press relation, event management, print media, animation etc. (more…)
Mass communication is a contemporary field of academic study. Thus, there are endless exciting job opportunities this field has in-store for a mass communication graduate who can take up a job in their preferred area of mass communication like editing, reporting, anchoring, RJing, film making, etc. (more…)
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