Journalism is becoming a very popular career option now a day. More and more people are attracted to this profession as number of news channels on TV are increasing day by day. It is said that joining a good media house as an intern builds your career as TV journalist. But career of a good TV journalist starts even before that. Here are some tips so that you can build your journalist career from scratch.
1.Always Remain Informed About What Is Happening Around You
A good journalist always has interest in news. You should always remain in touch of what is happening in home and abroad around you. Read news paper and view TV news. Always keep yourself updated.
2. Practice And Acquire A Flair For Writing
A good journalist must have a good flair for writing articles with simple lucid language. So whatever you see or hear always try to write it down in your own words. Carry on the practice. It will help you to write reports later on.
3. You Have To Be Bold At Heart
A TV journalist today must be always to ready to move into any situation. The journalist must be very bold at heart to deal with any situation.
4. Have To Be Ready Always To Go Almost Anywhere
A TV journalist should always be ready to go to any place. The journalist should always be mentally ready to pick up any assignment. If you have such a mind you can succeed as a TV journalist.
5. Proper Erining Is Necessary
Now if you see that you have these qualities in you then please try to join a reputed training institute that gives necessary training in this field. Training institutes hold regular classes to develop communication and interpersonal skills of the students. They organize lectures in which reputed professionals in the field are invited to provide valuable tips and share their experiences with students. Besides a good training institute has infrastructure to provide technical training to students also. A good TV journalist should remain well informed about modern video cameras, different types of shots and camera angles. Moreover training institutes provide hands on training of how to edit shots together taken in the field.
After completion of training in the institute it provides opportunity to a student to work as an intern into a reputed media house. In this way the student is able to gather an on job experience.
So you want to be a TV journalist. Read and follow the tips. These will help you succeed in this profession.