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Career Options In Media

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandUpdated On: November 28, 2015 12:22 pm IST
The growth of Indian media industry is so rapid that it has made its place in International market too. It's many sections - film, television, adv
Career Options In Media

The growth of Indian media industry is so rapid that it has made its place in International market too. It's many sections - film, television, advertising, music, News papers, Content and radio industry.

From the era of black and white movies now it has reached to a level of high definition movies and broadcasting. The Media industry has boomed so fats that it is difficult to imagine its current output. The trend and impact of social media is too huge that even experts are in shock.

The time and space problem of media industry no longer exists. Social Media and Mobile phones have crossed all the barriers.

With the immense growth, the industry has been creating jobs for many people. It is considered as one of the most glamorous and lucrative career options.

This field offers challenges and opportunity to work in odd situations which attracts those who do not want to make a career in conventional fields. Let's check out the top promising career options in media industry:

Career as News Anchor: The job of a news anchor is quite attractive. A news anchor presents the news on television and has the respective glamour quotient attached to it. Their job is to inform the audience about recent happenings and updates. Their main work profile is to compile all news and present it in a very simple manner.

The prime need of this job is that the person should be camera friendly and at the same time presentable.

Sometimes, the news anchors go to the field reporting which in general term is known as Reporting. There are two types of reporter, one who works for newspaper and the other for television. The difference between the two is only that TV Reporters can be seen on the screen.

Career as Radio Jockey: The job profile includes playing music and entertaining people with an interesting conversation. Generally, a radio jockey discuss various current topics and at same time they also takes opinion through phone-in programmes.

The job needs versatility. A jockey should be creative enough to develop some ideas and prepare a programme script on various topics by understanding the concept of programmes. A radio jockey's voice and presence of mind is the key elements behind the success of the show.

Career as Script Writer: A script is a invisible job but it is the soul of any programme or movie. A script writer writes script and develops storyline, create characters and write dialogues to make it lively.

Script writer has to be a good observer and learner. The success of any movie or TV show depends upon how well the script is written.

Career as Photojournalist:Photojournalism is among the top preferred career for those who want to so something extra ordinary. It has become the part of main stream journalism. The work of photojournalist is almost similar to a reporter.

A successful photojournalist has to remember the basics and ethics of this field.

Career as Public Relation Manager: Public Relation managers are in great demand in all media houses, big companies and even in public and private sector. They are responsible for brand building and effective communication. They are responsible for maintaining healthy communications between various departments within the organisation and with clients too.

Career as Content Writer: Although different from the media but somehow is related to it as well. Those people who have flair for writing generally opt this career. The job has a better package among all others.


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