Sunday, October 6, 2019

How much can I make in a Career in Journalism?

There are many nuances of a Career in Journalism. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Journalism, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Journalism. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Journalism, when I came across:

Anupma Khanna's outlook!

Anupma Khanna has worked in Journalism for 9 years & 2 months. Anupma Khanna has worked in Journalism as Senior Feature Writer in The Pioneer. In Anupma Khanna's own words, this is how Anupma Khanna got into Journalism: "After finishing my school I went to Delhi to pursue my B A in Journalism (H) from Delhi University and I topped in the college. Following that I also have a degree in management and law. After that I came back to Dehradun and joined core team of journalism in Dehradun. I have been doing journalism since 2008, specialized in print media." I searched Anupma Khanna on Google and found this profile:

Career Video on Journalism

In a video, Anupma Khanna has talked about various aspects of a Career in Journalism. Anupma Khanna started by explaining Journalism as: "Journalism is all about gathering and broadcasting the News." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Journalism, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Journalism. Anupma Khanna touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Mass Communication
  • Social Sciences
  • Current Affairs
  • Information Technology
  • Law
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Anupma Khanna then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Journalism:
  • Research & Analytics
  • Focus & Information Mgmt.
  • Initiative and Perseverance
  • Confidence and Boldness
  • Value and Ethics
  • Time Management
  • Relentless Curiosity
  • Decision Making & Objectivity
  • Language Proficiency
  • Communication Skills
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Anupma Khanna believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Journalism:
  • Societal Impact
  • Respect and Recognition
  • Sense of Purpose
  • Position of Influence
  • Self Development
It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Anupma Khanna believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Journalism:
  • Deadline Pressure
  • Resource Intensive
  • Reasonable Monetary Rewards
  • Risk to Personal Safety
  • Public Prominence
  • High Public Responsibility
  • Gender Specific Challenges

In the final section of the video Anupma Khanna talks about How a day goes in a Career in Journalism. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Journalism, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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After having learnt about a Career in Journalism I was curious about LifePage. LifePage can help you find your Career Objective. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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