Aakash Raj

What are personal & professional skills required to be a News Reader?

Please add right details to my question

by Aakash Raj
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What are personal & professional skills required to be a News Reader?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
Verified Career Expert
Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
  • Kangra

Being a news reader demands a number of skills. The skills requirement for them has been increasing day by day due to the increased competition. Below are the points that tell about the skills required for the job of a news reader:


1. The most important and the basic skill required for any news reader is to face the camera without any fright. They have to be comfortable in front of camera and should be able to speak well without being conscious about camera's presence. The natural comfort in front of camera is essential as it will help them to connect with the audience.

2. The other important skill that they should have is their presentation. It has to be extremely nice. Then only they can mark their impression and connect with the audience to narrate a compelling story, otherwise not. They should use the right words and right expressions in order to create that connect with the audience and make it more impressive.

3. A news reader has to be spontaneous and quick thinker. Most of the times they work on live television and quite often things may go wrong. There is so little time to adjust it otherwise the reputation of the channel will be affected. Therefore a news reader should know how to handle such situations and correct them immediately. Sometimes there can be chaos in the newsroom during discussions. They should take the immediate step to make it all good.

4. They have to be ready to write their own news stories and also to narrate the stories without any script available. This may happen in case of the live breaking news where there is usually no script available. In such case the news reader has to narrate the story based on the small piece of information that is available at that point of time. This again requires spontaneity and creativity on their part. They need to ensure that the flow of the news doesn't get affected due to lack of the information and the audience attention is not lost during the show.

In order to post replies to the question: "What are personal & professional skills required to be a News Reader?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

My english is not good.

What do you mean by this? Do you face problem in writing, reading or speaking English? If writing please start working on grammar, if reading begin wi .. read more

5 Things To Do After B.Tech

It has been seen that usually after graduation students are in confusion of what their next years will be like. Many are muddled with the choice they .. read more

An expert guide to entry level jobs for MBAs

Job hunting is always a tough task for graduates. Hunting for a job after MBA requires prior research and knowledge about the prospects and scope of t .. read more

Career Opportunities In Food Science And Technology

Choosing a correct career is becoming difficult but seeing your interest and following it can lead you to choose the best career. A person finding foo .. read more
Most Popular

What are the key things the resume of a Web Designer must reflect?

A resume is a ideal place / Opportunity to exhibit your designing talents.    Show to the world in the shortest possible time, about your sk .. read more

I am 12th pcm student 'if not engineering than what career I choose

Hello, Thanks for Asking..!! Many Students search for the best career options after 12th Science except Engineering. It is very hard step of your care .. read more

I am a failiure of class 12 what can I do..?? plz suggest me I am so confused I want ot make my career in army

If u want to pass in NIOS board for October 2017 then I can guide you and help u . We are giving sureties of passing in 10th & 12th NIOS board . w .. read more

What are the most interesting things I can do while working as a Psychologist?

The most interesting things you can do while working as a Psychologist are creating your own style of handling your patients. Go beyond the bookish kn .. read more