career options in mass media & journalism

career options in mass media & journalism

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The mass communication industry offers opportunities in two major sectors: the print journalism and the electronic
journalism. Journalists work for newspapers and magazines, with radio and television production teams. The work of a
journalist involves both field and desk work. Chasing news stories, covering national and local events, telling the world
what is happening where, why and how is the work of a journalist. The various job titles in this profession are; the editor,
the sub editor, correspondent, reporters and freelance journalist, photojournalist etc. Jobs in television industry can be
divided into reporting, anchoring and production. The main jobs relate to production of a programme and to its
transmission. Production of a TV and radio programme involves the producer and his technical team etc. Journalists need to
have broad based education, good general knowledge and a style of writing that is accurate, readable and informed.
Journalists need to be observant, with keen interest in current affairs.

19-Mar-2015 09:37:22 IST