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RE: How many agencies are present in India who hire Journalists?

Deepti Sharma
Deepti Sharma
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With the robust growth in media and entertainment , Journalism has become a one of the preferredcareer options. Journalism is a career with endless job opportunities.

Journalism is divided into four areas print media, electronic media , radio, and new media including internet or web.

There are ample of job options availablein all the areas mentioned above.

Print media includes newspapers, magazinesand journals. Reporters, writers, editors etc are various job roles. Times of India, Hindustan times, The Hindu, Economic Times etc various print media companies.

Electronic media- With television becoming the better medium for public communication , job options are endless in this area. Reporters, Copy writers, editors, content writer, correspondents , news readers or anchors etc are various job roles. Zee news, ABP news, NDTV news, Local news channels, Regional channels etc are various employers.

Radio-In recent times radio has gained its own popularity with modern outlook.
So there are ample job options.Radio jockey, writers etc are various job roles.
Radio mirchi, 98.2 FM, All India Radio, etc are various employers.

New media- All the print and televisionmedia owns there web editions. One can work for them too.

Fresh graduates can start as an intern in news agencies or newspapers.
Salary depends on the positions one helds. A fresh graduate can earn approx5000-8000pm.

Passion for profession, clarity of thoughts and sound communication skills are requirements to have a great career in journalism.

Courses in journalism and related areas:

Bachelors in journalism
Bachelors in mass communication
Bachelors in PR and advertising
Masters in Journalism and mass communication
Masters in Public relation and communication
Diploma courses in journalism, mass communication, creative writing, radio jockey, news reading, anchoring etc.

Top institutes:

Asian college of journalism,Chennai
Jamia milliaislamia, Delhi
Delhi university,Delhi
Xaviersinstitute of communication ,Mumbai
Indian Institute of journalism and new media, Bangalore
University of hyderabad, Hyderabad
Osmaniauniversity, Hyderabad
International media institute of India, Delhi
Amity university, Delhi

Hope this helps
All the best
Career counselor

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