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Journalist/Mass Media Related Careers

Mass communication is usually understood to relate newspaper, magazine, and book publishing, as well as radio, television and film, even via internet as these mediums are used for disseminating information, news and advertising.

Post 12th Grade

Any stream can uses careers in Mass Communication
There are entrances in a few colleges

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communications
  • Fashion Journalism
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Freelance Writing
  • Investigative Journalist
  • Newspaper Reporter
  • Photojournalism
  • Social Media
  • Sports Journalism

Mass Communication:

  • B.M.C. (Bachelor ofMass Communication)

Journalism

  • B.A. Journalism (Bachelor of Arts in Journalism)
  • B.A. (Honours) Journalism

Merged Courses

  • Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communications (B.J.M.C)
  • B.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication)

Related Courses

  • B.Sc. in Multimedia

Mass Communication

  • Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi
  • AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC), Pune

Journalism

  • Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bengaluru
  • Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
  • M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication)
  • M.M.C. (Master of Mass Communication)
  • M.Sc. Mass Communication
  • M.A. in Media and Communication Studies
  • M.A. (Master) of Arts in Journalism
  • Media P.G.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication
  • PGJMC (Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Media Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism
  • P.G. (Postgraduate) Diploma in Journalism
  • PhD. in Journalism
  • PhD. (Journalism and Mass Communication)
  • Ph.D. in Media Sciences
  • Ph.D. in Mass Communication

Bachelor’s Degree 3 years

INR 60,000/- to INR 1,50,000/- pa

  • AIMA MAT
  • Communication Aptitude Test (CAP Test)
  • Common Entrance Exam (CET)
  • And much more as per Institutes’ policy
  • Mahindra All India Talent Scholarship (MAITS)
  • Aditya Birla World Academy Scholarship
  • HDFC Bank Scholarships
  • Swami Dayanand Education Foundation
  • Popular Front of India Scholarships
  • Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
  • Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship
  • R D Sethna Scholarship Fund
  • Sussex India Scholarships
  • Newton Bhabha PhD Placements Programme
Company/Institution Duration Stipend/Fees
Hindustan Times 1-2 months approximately Unpaid
Times Group- BCCL 2 months ₹ 10,000-15,000 /month
Tech for India 2 months ₹ 8000 /month
All India Radio (AIR) 2 weeks Fees of ₹ 2000 /- per candidate + Service Tax as applicable
MAG Studios, Delhi 2-3 months ₹ 5,000-10,000 /month
The Hindu As per the requirement (Work from Home) ₹ 1,000-3,000 /month
  • Sudhir Chaudhary : Editor-in-Chief (Zee News)
  • Subhash Chandra : Chairman of Essel Group, an Indian conglomerate
  • Rajat Sharma: Editor-in-Chief (India TV)
  • Nidhi Razdan : Anchor of NDTV 24x7
  • Ravish Kumar : Senior executive editor in NDTV India
  • Chitra Subramaniam : Known for breaking the infamous Bofors scandal
  • Deepak Chaurasia : Editor-in-Chief (India News)

Mass communication:

  • Creative
  • Energetic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Innovative
  • Spontaneous
  • Knowledge of all social media marketing platforms

Journalism

  • Good Writing Skills
  • Proficiency in English
  • Critical Thinking
  • Excellent Interviewing Skills
  • Advanced Composition Skills

Mass Communication

  • Radio Jockey/RJ
  • Sound Engineer
  • Film Director
  • Sound Mixer and Sound Recorder
  • Special Correspondent
  • Producer
  • Radio Jockey
  • Screenwriter
  • Art Director
  • Editor
  • Event manager
  • Video Jockey
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Cartoonist
  • Illustrator
  • Critic

Journalism

  • Public Relations Officer
  • TV Correspondent
  • Photojournalist
  • Anchor
  • Online News Reporter
  • Print News Reporter
  • Sports Journalist
  • Fashion Journalist
  • Copy Writer
  • Advertising

Mass Communication

  • Publishing Houses
  • Production Houses
  • News Channels
  • Radio Channels
  • PR Firms
  • Broadcasting Corporations
  • AIR - All India Radio
  • Circulation and Public Relations
  • Central Information Service
  • Legal Affairs Department
  • News Agencies
  • TV Channels
  • Radio Telecasting Companies
  • Websites Periodicals and Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Book and Novel Blogs

Journalism

  • Newsroom Reporting (Print and Online)
  • Social Media
  • Sports and Fashion Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Copy Writing
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Press Information Bureau
  • Photography Companies
  • Journals

Mass Communication:

Starting salary ₹12,000 and 25,000 per month depending on people and communication skills. After 5 Years of work experience a professional can expect higher salary in the range of ₹ 50,000 - 1,00,000 per month.

Journalism

In Government Sector a journalist gets somewhere between ₹ 15,000 - 20,000 per month

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