Career as a news correspondent
What is it?
News correspondents are dynamic individuals who cover assigned news stories and present them in front of public; either live or pre-recorded, through various media platforms such as TV (through various cable news channels) or online broadcasting via internet etc.
Their role involves investigating stories accurately, preparing reports and then presenting the story. They report news at both local and national level.
This profession is one of the most exciting and challenging professions since years.
Activities they do?
- Identify the right story ,investigate it and prepare scripts
- Interview various eminent personalities
- Project a dynamic presence on social media and contribute to news blogs from time to time
- Arranging on-air interviews according to the news schedule
- Writing editorial columns to convey their opinion
Areas they Work?
- News channels
- Media houses
- National News agencies
One can enter this career by completing their graduation in mass media or journalism. There are diplomas in journalism available too.
At a beginner level the average annual compensation of a news correspondent is 3-4 lacs per annum. This pay increases significantly with experience.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes