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About Career as a Journalist

Career in journalism is a prestigious profession as well as a highly paid one. Journalist play a major role in the development of nation. It is through them that we get information about daily happenings in the society. The purpose of journalism itself is to inform and interpret, educate and enlighten the people. Journalism is classified into two on the basis of media- (i) Print Journalism and (ii) Electronic (Audio/Visual) Journalism. Print Journalism includes newspapers, magazines and journals. In print journalism one can work as editors, reporters, columnists, correspondents etc. Electronic journalism includes working for Radio, televioion

and the Web. In the web, skilled people are required to maintain sites by web newspapers (which cater only to the web and do not have print editions) and popular newspapers and magazines who have their own web editions. In electronic journalism one can be a reporter, writer, editor, researcher, correspondent and anchor.

Career Prospects of Career as a Journalist

Journalists can work as editors, reporters, columnists, correspondents, staff or freelance writer, photojournalists, proofreaders, news analysts etc. in print (newspapers and magazines) and electronic (Radio, TV and Web) media. The opportunities for journalists are endless and at the same time the job has become more challenging.

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Journalist

Bachelor's degree or post-graduate degree in journalism/mass communication is required to pursue a career in this field.Minimum eligibility for Bachelor degree in journalism is 10+2 and for Post graduate degree courses a Bachelor degree in journalism. Some institutes also provide one year certificate courses in journalism for which eligibility is 10+2.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as a Journalist

  • sir, can complete my journalism course doing any job if so, please suggest me colleges in banglaore offering the course Posted By : mallipudi.vishnuvardhan reddy, on 20-04-2012 21:16:27 Report Abuse

  • i just want to join marathi electronic journalism...suggest me a good institutes Posted By : rohit gole, on 26-10-2011 16:34:47 Report Abuse

  • i just want to join marathi electronic journalism...suggest me a good institutes Posted By : rohit gole, on 26-10-2011 16:33:57 Report Abuse

  • hello! sir, am just do in my graduation. so, can i do this course? Posted By : rimujash, on 28-08-2011 20:16:31 Report Abuse

  • tell me proces to join this collage Posted By : joyanta, on 17-08-2011 01:51:03 Report Abuse

  • sir I complete my 12th(science) from up board now I want to be carrer in journalism and mass communication in Jaipur, Rajasthan. So can you please tell me the top colleges in Mumbai of journalism and mass communication courses n also tell about fees structures..... plz email THANK YOU Posted By : praveen mathur, on 23-07-2011 13:22:59 Report Abuse

  • many information diploma in journalism in pune city colleges Posted By : Ghanshyam Shinde, on 06-07-2011 22:26:57 Report Abuse

  • sir i have done 12 with 67% wanna know about the placement after doina a bachelor degree im mass communication Posted By : mohd amir najeeb, on 04-06-2011 19:29:14 Report Abuse

  • sir i have done 12 with 67% wanna know about the placement after doina a bachelor degree im mass communication Posted By : mohd amir najeeb, on 04-06-2011 19:28:11 Report Abuse

  • Hello sir, i passed 10+2 exam in commerce stream now I want to be carrer in journalism and mass communication in Jaipur, Rajasthan. So can you please tell me the top colleges in jaipur of journalism and mass communication courses n also tell about fees structures..... THANK YOU Posted By : Surbhi Totuka, on 02-06-2011 10:58:54 Report Abuse

  • What about Placement Process Is there any placement facilities Posted By : Imran, on 08-05-2011 20:46:41 Report Abuse

  • i am a graduate doing 3year LLB in delhi & i m keen to become a journalist. Posted By : rohit kaul, on 15-04-2011 20:45:57 Report Abuse

  • hello sir,i completed my 10+2 nd now i want to cntinue my career in this field so please tell me hw to approch .....nd more about this,,,,,,,,, Posted By : janu, on 12-04-2011 12:29:02 Report Abuse

  • hello sir, i am passed 10+2 exam in science stream. now i want to be carrier in journalisms and mass communication in maharashtra in pune or aurangabad under goverment course.so tell me the top colleges in pune and aurangabad which provide journalisms and mass communication courses in the bachaelor level and tell their fee structurs. Thank! Ragards! ANAND Posted By : Anand Deshpande, on 28-01-2011 01:12:50 Report Abuse

  • hello sir, i am passed 10+2 exam in science stream. now i want to be carrier in journalisms and mass communication in maharashtra in pune or aurangabad under goverment course.so tell me the top colleges in pune and aurangabad which provide journalisms and mass communication courses and tell their fee structurs. Thank! Ragards! ANAND Posted By : Anand Deshpande, on 28-01-2011 01:10:43 Report Abuse

  • sir, i'm studying in class-XII. Iwant to knw the bst colleges for the study of mass communication and it's fee structure. i also want to knw the best jobs after completing the study. Posted By : bijaya bharati parida, on 24-01-2011 11:11:39 Report Abuse

  • i just compelete my graduation and i want the degree course in mass communication. please suggest me some good collages of mass comm. Please give your answer ASAP Posted By : ashutosh, on 29-06-2010 10:12:40 Report Abuse

  • suggest some instituets for bachelors degree in journalism or where it is offered. Posted By : sayali, on 19-06-2010 10:41:18 Report Abuse

  • Please give my some write approach to build as a Journalist in Media Posted By : PEER BASHA, on 03-05-2010 03:10:45 Report Abuse

  • Can I do journalism and MBA (correspondance) in same time or togeather? Posted By : Heena Acharya, on 14-02-2010 09:46:27 Report Abuse

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