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Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you always drawn to events, news and people? Do you want to be someone who aware the people about the latest happenings around them in a real and authentic manner? Do you want to be a person on whom the common public trusts and gives importance?
In today’s world, we are surrounded by fake news all over the internet and are thoroughly misguided by these scam people and their news. As a Journalist, you can bring about a positive change in society by providing people with correct and true news by checking the facts and newsgathering.
The journalists are provided with the authority of questioning the government decisions and debate on them.
Every minute and every hour, there is some activity going on in politics, science, sports, discovery, education or invention of new technology. Without Journalists, this information cannot reach people.
Journalism is the field in which information is gathered from various sources and is verified and is presented in form of articles, reports, social media posts or newspapers.
The following are some of the skills; journalists should possess to become successful in journalism field.
The following are the top universities where an aspiring journalist can pursue his studies for a bright future ahead.
Aspiring journalists can select their type of journalism to work in. The different types of Journalism are:
Journalism consists of two media- Print Media and Electronic Media. The following are the job profiles available for a Journalist in these media.
The following are the employment areas a journalist can get hired in such as:
The following are the top organizations where a Journalist can find employment opportunities in:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Reports earn an average of $46,270 yearly. Entry-level journalists have to face tough competition in journalism careers. To get an edge in this cut-throat competition, journalists have to gain enough experience through student media and internships.
In India, entry-level journalists can expect to earn a salary of INR 12k-15k. With experience and skills gained, the journalist can earn INR 50k- 100k.
The job outlook for Journalists is very bright presently and in the coming decade. There are a plethora of job opportunities in print journalism and electronic media like TV, Internet, Radio, Newspapers, Journals, text print media agencies etc. Web Journalism has evolved as the fastest-growing journalism field and connecting the world effectively simultaneously. The face of the media has transitioned from print media space to extensively the digital space.
– Samiya Firdous