In today’s modern information centered society, World is a Global village with effective means and modes of communication in all sectors. Media plays an important role in the flow of communication worldwide. NEWS is that part of communication which enhances our knowledge and empowers people all around the globe. The NEWS generators / Journalists / Reports are the ones who try to trace out a fact and brings it into limelight. A well driven, curious, inquisitive mind of a journalist will try to report an issue / an event unbiased and with actual facts and figures.
Journalism Career is becoming popular as it is highly exciting. Today’s youngsters feel tire to do static & routine jobs. They need novelty & excitement combined with entertainment, so looking for diversified career. No two days of the job will be the same for a journalist, as you get an opportunity to meet new people and new incidents and you can travel to new places. However these careers are also very competitive.
In order to succeed in this career one should be capable of generating NEWS which is the top most of the telecasts. The choice of the event should be appropriate and new technologies are required to present it splendid.
The professional need to have an innovative mind, entrepreneurial mindset and a creative thinker. One will have the opportunity to gain a new perspective abroad, and might even be able to write for a paper overseas through a university program or outside internships. Students will develop
- Excellent spoken & Written communication
- Time management skills & ability to meet deadlines
- Good detective & research skills
- Awareness of current technological developments in communications & media
- Ability to find a new and interesting angle on a story
To get trained and to know the techniques, a degree in media and communications from a well respected and innovative country’s University will be an ideal choice
Few prominent UK Universities are
- · London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London
- · City University London, London
- · University of Westminster (UWE), London
- · Loughborough University, Loughborough
- · Cardiff University, Cardiff
Few prominent USA Universities are as follows:
|School||Location||Journalism Degree Programs|
|Arizona State University||Phoenix, Arizona||Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral|
|University of California (UC) Berkeley||Berkeley, California||Graduate|
|Columbia University||New York, New York||Graduate, Doctoral|
|The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism||New York, New York||Graduate|
|University of Florida||Gainesville, Florida||Undergraduate, Graduate|
|University of Missouri||Columbia, Missouri||Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral|
|New York University||New York, New York||Undergraduate, Graduate|
|Northwestern University||Evanston, Illinois||Undergraduate, Graduate|
|University of North Carolina (UNC)– Chapel Hill||Chapel Hill, North Carolina||Undergraduate, Graduate|
|University of Southern California (USC)||Los Angeles, CA||Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral|
|Syracuse University||Syracuse, New York||Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral|
|University of Texas (UT) at Austin||Austin, Texas||Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral|
|University of Wisconsin||Madison, Wisconsin||Undergraduate, Graduate|
So, if you are aiming for an investigating career and willing to hone your skills, then do pursue your journalism studies abroad and see the difference it makes in your outlook. Good Luck..