JournalismRanjona Banerji | Journalist | Various Reporting Assignments
What is Journalism?
Journalism is a great Career option. Understanding Why one wants to choose a Career in Journalism is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Journalism. Just like you would normally not trust a non Doctor with names of medicines, you should also not trust opinions about Journalism from non professionals.
Journalist Ranjona Banerji has worked in Journalism for 34 years & 3 months. Journalist Ranjona Banerji outlines Journalism as:
The New York Times calls it “All the news that’s fit to print". That is, providing the reader/viewer with information and opinion and Keeping readers/viewers updated with events as they happen.
How Journalist Ranjona Banerji got into Journalism?
I did diploma in Journalism (XIC). I worked in a number of capacities from sub-editor upwards in Bombay Magazine, India Today, Gentleman Magazine, Mid-Day, The Times of India and DNA. Currently I am working Columnist for media website mxmindia.com, Mid-Day, write for Asian Age, scroll.in etc.
Journalist Ranjona Banerji's Talk on Journalism
|Starts with what is:|
|Next, it covers Education. It was a welcome change to see the Talk touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Journalism, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Journalism. It defines Education in terms of following items for Journalism:|
|3)||Knowledge of Law|
|4)||Political Science and History|
|Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Skills are the most important factor determining success in a Journalism. It explains Skills needed in Journalism with these items:|
|11)||Basic Computing Skills|
|Positives of Journalism motivate one to work hard for the same. The Talk discusses following Positives of Journalism:|
|13)||Exciting Job Profile|
|There are a few Challenges in Journalism which one needs to be cognizant of:|
|18)||Erratic Working Hours|
|20)||Avoid Taking Shortcut|
|In the final section of the Talk, Ranjona Banerji talks about How a day goes in a Career in:|
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Journalism is all about gathering and broadcasting the News.
"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."
News Anchoring is about how you deliver a particular news weather it is sad, soft or harsh news. How do you present the news is news anchoring.
"After working at different places, I started working with HNN 24*7 as a English News Anchor."
Journalism is the activity or profession of writing for newspapers, magazines, or news websites or preparing news to be broadcast.
"After completing my graduation in Hindi, English Literature and Sociology, I started my career with Amar Ujala in 1996. I have worked there for almost 3 years and during that period I have covered youth activities, education and Social affairs. After that I have also worked with Zee News, India TV and Times Now. Since 2006 I am working with Dainik Jagran."
Entertainmnet Anchoring is all about informing the public on, what is happing in the entertainment industry.Entertainment anchors, also referred to as news analysts, inform the public about news and events happening Local, National and International Entertainment Industry.
"I was interested in the media field since my childhood so I did Mass Communication from DAV College and after that, I started working with HNN 24*7 as a Entertainment Anchor and Producer. I have been working with HNN 24*7 since 2015 and anchoring two entertainment shows called Bollywood Chugli and Tamansha TVKa."
Photo Journalism is telling a news or a story with the help of a photograph. The basic difference betwween photoo journalism and photography is that in photography one shows only what he has to, whereas in photojournalism photographs tell a story.
"After completing my graduation, I developed my love for camera. I have covered Nanda Raj Jat Yatra, Haridwar Kumbh, Ardh Kumbh & Kedarnath Tragedy."
A news anchor also known as a newsreader, newscaster, anchorman or anchorwoman, news anchor or simply an anchor, is a person who presents news during a news program on television, on the radio or on the Internet.
"After completing my graduation and post graduation (Mass Communication), I started working with HNN 24*7 and have working with HNN 24*7 since 2016."
Journalism is the production and distribution of reports on the interaction of events, facts, ideas, and people that are the "news of the day" and that impacts society to at least some degree. The word applies to the occupation (professional or not), the methods of gathering information, and the organizing literary styles. Journalistic media include: print, television, radio, Internet, and, in the past, newsreels.
"After completing my diploma in Journalism, I started working as a Journalist with Morning Echo (Hindustan Times) in 1977. I have been working since last 40 years in various newspapers and magazines at different profiles. With the thought of sharing this experience, I have started teaching Journalism in various Universities and Institutions."
Auto Journalist | Gaadi.com, Oncars.in & CarDekho.com
Auto Journalist | Gaadi.com, Oncars.in & CarDekho.com
[ 4 years & 4 months Experience ]
Automobile Journalism is reviewing and reporting on new cars and developments in the motor vehicle industry. Automobile Journalists often test drive new cars, and provide opinions to consumers through magazines, newsletters, newspapers, websites and broadcast media such as television and radio.
"I have done B Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Rayat Bahra College, Rohtak. I work as an Automobile Journalist with companies like Gaadi.com, Oncars.in & CarDekho.com."
Deputy Editor | TV 18 Broadcast Ltd
Deputy Editor | TV 18 Broadcast Ltd
[ 19 years & 3 months Experience ]
Broadcast Journalism is all news that you see or in other words that is broadcast on TV. So it is about collecting, packaging and presenting news on TV.
"After my education I worked at the broadcast station CNBC-TV18, a business channel for 15 years."
A news presenter also known as a newsreader, news anchor or simply an anchor is a person who presents news during a news program on television, on the radio or on the Internet. News presenters most often work from a television studio or radio studio.
"After completing my graduation, I started working as a news presenter. I have worked as a voice over artist with DB Digital, Dainikhaskar Group. I have worked as news presenter for various news channels like Bansal News, Ind24, SMBC and Zee News. It has been 6 years working as News Anchor and Producer."
News Input Desk is basically the backbone of the news channels. This basically entails getting all the information such as breaking news, other incidents through a team in order to broadcast on the news channel. Various teams are placed in different districts and even the Vidhan Sabha, after which information is sourced out and passed on to the particular news channel.
"After doing my BA and Masters in Mass Communication, I worked with several news channels such as Network 10, News 1 India and then started working with HNN 24x7 since 2016"
A news presenter is also known as a newsreader, newscaster, anchorman or anchorwoman, news anchor or simply an anchor is a person who presents news during a news program on the television, on the radio or on the Internet.
"After doing my schooling from Saharanpur, I did my B Sc & M Sc from Meerut University. After that, I did my PGD in TV journalism from CMAC, Rai University, Delhi and then did a certification course in Anchoring from IAAN School of Mass Communication, Delhi. I started my career with Doordarshan as an Anchor and Writer for various shows. Thereafter, I worked with various organizations like Zee Entertainment Enterprises, LLT, ETV, News network, NDTV Imagine and others. I like writing and have written a Poetry Book named Bikhre Moti. I am working as an Anchor & Associate Editor for recently launched Urdu TV channel named Tehzeeb."
Journalism is the production and distribution of reports on the interaction of events, facts, ideas and people that are the news of the day and that impacts society to at least some degree.
"After doing my schooling from Delhi Public school, I did my BA from Lady Shri Ram College and thereafter I did my Post Graduate Diploma in Integrated Journalism from Times School of Journalism, Delhi. I worked with Times of India as a journalist in 2013."
News Input Desk is a central place to gather news to be published in a newspaper or an online newspaper or magazine, or broadcast on radio, television, or cable.
"After finishing my graduation and post graduation, I did my internship from Kasish News, Bihar. Later on I started working with HNN 24*7 and I have been Working with HNN 24*7 since 2016 as Assignment Producer."
Field reporting is the backbone of journalism. It is the production and distribution of reports on the interaction of events, facts, ideas, and people that are the "news of the day" and that impacts society to at least some degree.
"I used to watch a local news channel of Mussoorie and got interested in the field of media. Then I worked for that Mussorie local news channel and there only I thought that I should choose media field as a profession and did Mass Communication. After completing Mass Comm and learning so many things about media field, I worked for many media houses. In the year 2015, I started working with HNN 24*7 as a Reporter."
Lifestyle journalism is an umbrella term for more specialized beats of journalism such as travel journalism, fashion journalism, or food journalism.
"I did Bachelors in English Honors and Masters in Mass Comm Journalism. I also did a Diploma in Event Management. I have worked with various firms like Youth Eye, Buzzintown.com, Pune Mirror, Mumbai Mirror, DNA, Times of India as a journalist or content writer. I am Managing Editor at Wedding Vows and Features Writer with Doon Page-3 magazine."
News reports are found in newspapers and their purpose is to inform readers of what is happening in the world around them.
"After completing my graduation and post graduation from DAV College, Dehradun, I started working as a News Reporter. I have been working as a Reporter since 2007."
Journalism refers to the production and distribution of reports on recent events. The word journalism applies to the occupation (professional or not), the methods of gathering information and organizing literary styles. Journalistic mediums include print, television, radio, Internet and in the past: newsreels. In other words, the collection and editing of news for presentation through the media.
"After completing my schooling from Govt Boys School Mandsaur, I did my BA from Vikram University, Ujjain. Thereafter, I did my D Ed from Govt District Education Institute of Mandsaur, MP. After which I started teaching, while teaching I also wrote articles for newspapers and local Magazine. Then, I joined the distance learning PGD Course in Journalism from Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University, Bhopal. I worked for various organizations named NDTV India, Sahara Samay, Voice of India, Times Today channel and others as a Stinger, Reporter, Anchor, Special Correspondent and Desk Editor for about 16 years. I am working on few movie projects, one of them named Yashodharman, The Great Warrior which is written and directed by me would soon release in Movie Theaters."
Radio Journalists identify, research and present news stories for a wide range of audiences. They are expected to present news bulletins, record interviews, and voice news items or longer features.
"I graduated in Mass Journalism from University of Tours, France. I got placed as a radio journalist right after graduation in 2015. I am a Radio Journalist with Europe 1."
Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism that employs images in order to tell a news story. It is now usually understood to refer only to still images, but in some cases the term also refers to video used in broadcast journalism.
"After my graduation in commerce, I picked up photography. I got selected at Times of India in 2014 and have been working with them as a photojournalist since then. I am also a freelance content writer, wedding photographer and product photographer. I am called to various colleges as an external examiner for journalism and photography courses."
Journalism refers to the production and distribution of reports on recent events. The word journalism applies to the occupation, using methods of gathering information and utilizing literary techniques. Various forms of journalistic mediums include: print, television, radio, Internet and in the past: newsreels.
"After doing my schooling from Ranchi, Jharkhand, I did BJMC from Indraprastha University, Delhi. After that, I did my M Sc in mass Communication from Punjab Technical University and then my post graduate diploma in Direction & Film Making from AAFT, Noida. I am working as a Senior Promo Producer for CNN- NEWS 18 since 20004. In 2015, I started my own Production House named Octopus Films."
Mass Media refers to a diverse array of media technologies that reaches a large audience via mass communication. The technologies through which this communication takes place including a variety of outlets. Mass media transmits information electronically via media such as films, radio, recorded music, or television and Print media transmits information via physical objects, such as books, comics, magazines, newspapers, or pamphlets.
"After doing my schooling from Loreto Convent School, Lucknow, I did BA from Avadh Girls Degree College, Lucknow. Thereafter, I did my Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Lal Bahdur Shastri Institute of Management and Development Studies affiliated by Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Mumbai. I started working at very early age as a child artist for Lucknow Doordarshan and then while doing my journalism course I worked as a Trainee Sub Editor with Lucknow City Magazine. I have spent more than four decades in various sectors like Television, Radio, Print and Web media and now working as a social worker. I am Founder and Director of Value Your Image and Let�s Give Back."
Journalism refers to the production and distribution of reports on recent events. The word journalism applies to the occupation, using methods of gathering information and utilizing literary techniques. Journalistic media include print, television, radio, Internet, and, in the past, newsreels.
"After completing graduation, Masters in Mass Communication and a Diploma in Journalism, I started my career with Dainik Jagran and worked as a journalist for some time. I now work independently as a journalist."
An anchor is a person who is considered as the main pillar of the program. She must have full knowledge about the program which she is hosting. An anchor should know when and how much to speak to a particular audience.
"In 2000, I started working at Doordarshan as an anchor. I used to talk on various topics related to NGO's and various problems related to women. I also do anchoring for various programs such as Mahila Jagat, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat and many more."
Journalism refers to the production and distribution of reports on recent events. The word journalism applies to the occupation, using methods of gathering information and utilizing literary techniques. Various forms of journalistic mediums include: print, television, radio,Internet and in the past newsreels.
"After my schooling from Shimla and Dehradhun, I did B.sc (Physics) from St. Stephens College Delhi University and a diploma in journalism. I started reporting in 1969 as a field Journalist and served as War Correspondent or Foreign Correspondent in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and Europe. Later became editor and CEO of the Delhi Mid Day, a small afternoon newspaper, and treasurer of the Editors' Guild of India. I continue to provide commentary and analysis in print and on national TV and radio. Also headed the governing boards of several colleges of Delhi University, and have taught as a visiting teacher at several universities in north India. I am Indian human rights and political activist, a member of the National Integration Council (NIC) of India, Secretary-General of the All India Christian Council and a past president of the All India Catholic Union."
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