Minimum - Preferably Graduate
Previous relevant work experience
The tasks a News Reporter is expected to perform include:
Collecting news by touring area allotted to him/her
Interviewing persons, attending public functions, press conferences and law courts
Investigating events of public interest and transmitting news to editor for publication
Interviewing important public men to collect news and to ascertain their views on contemporary events
Proficient in interacting with people
Knowledge of current affairs, both Indian and international
Proficient in researching to get the detailed background of the story
Well-versed with names of notable personalities both in Indian and abroad
Proficient in spotting events that can be converted into news - that is news-worthy
Proficient in writing about particular type of news such as those relating to political events, sports, theatre, etc.
Will be updated
Attention to detail
Good communication skills
Proficient in different languages
Accent and modulation
Calm and composed
It needs one to be on their toes
May need to handle a team
Local travelling is a part of this job
Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
Work from home option is not available
Working hours include 9/11 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from company to company
Shift system is available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe
This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)
Health hazards include working at odd hours, covering stories in extreme conditions, etc.
Occupational hazards include risk of accident, stress, etc.
For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month
For candidates with up to 2-3 yearsexperience - INR 40,000 to INR 45,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Overview of Film and Television Sector in India
The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.
The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.
About 100 to 120 persons are required to produce a movie. Keeping in mind the current employment, and the expected growth in different segments in the industry, we project that the total employment in the Media and Entertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 million persons in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million persons. All these factors put together are only going to increase the job opportunities for a News Reporter across towns and cities in India.
News channels across India
Cities across India
Will be updated
All the Commerce, Science and Arts college across India
Craft Film School
National Institute of Mass Communication
Pran?s Media Institute
Will be updated