All About Journalism And Mass Communication As A Career
Posted on : 31,August , 2018 - Fri , 09:46:33pm

All About Journalism and Mass Communication As a Career


Journalism and Mass Communication is two different career options which are available for the students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. These two courses have different curriculum and career scopes as well. Aspirants are free to choose these courses after 12th as well as for the post-graduation too after completing their graduation.

Mass Communication, as the name is defined about the course, is the communication which impacts in masses that could be done with the help of any medium that spread message among the people in masses such as radio, TV, news, magazines to the Internet, social media and it’s all about the mass communication.

Mass Communication Colleges in India

Journalism is the production and distribution of reports on recent news/events to people with the help of any medium such as print, television, radio, Internet etc. Journalism works can broadly understand in three simple steps:

  1. Collect the data of related news/events.
  2. Do the needful editing and validating it with facts and pictures.
  3. At last broadcasting it to the masses through both print and electronic media as well.

Too many people suggesting that Mass Communication and Journalism in the same manner but in actual they forget to differentiate these two courses, while closely related, are not the same as we can see from the above information.

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Available courses for Mass Communication and Journalism

There are some known courses in Mass Communication and Journalism with the course duration which are given below in tabular form:

S.No

Course Name

Course Duration

1.

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication

3 Years

2.

Bachelor of Multimedia & Mass Communication

3 Years

3.

Bachelor in Mass Communication

3 Years

4.

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication

3 Years

5.

Bachelor in Journalism

3 Years

6.

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

3 Years

7.

Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication

3 Years

8.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

1 Year

9.

Diploma Course in Development Journalism

4 Months

10.

Master of Arts (Journalism & Mass Communication) + Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication

2 Years

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Career Opportunities in Mass Communication

After pursuing a professional course in mass communication, it will open several doors for a career in the fields which are given below:

  1. Films & TV
  2. Publishing
  3. Public Relations
  4. Scriptwriting
  5. Film Making
  6. Video Editing
  7. Production
  8. Advertisement and Branding
  9. Photography
  10. Public Relations
  11. Radio Jockey, Video Jockey
  12. Journalism
  13. Content Writing and Development
  14. Event Management
  15. Wedding Planning
  16. Creative Direction

Mass Communication Colleges in India

Career Opportunities in Journalism

After completing the degree in Journalism there is a wide scope and career opportunities in their field of interest which are given below:

  1. TV News Reporter
  2. Newspaper Reporter-News Editor
  3. Proofreader
  4. Content Developer
  5. Digital Media Journalist
  6. News Presenter
  7. Photojournalist
  8. Translator
  9. News Presenter
  10. Camera Manager
  11. Creative Designer
  12. Researcher
  13. Producer

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Top Recruiters of Mass Communication

Demand and supply are considered to be a very important factor in this job portfolio so that we had listed down the some of the top recruiters in this profession which are given below on the basis of industries:

  • PR Agencies: Adfactor, Edelman India, Text100India, Value 360, etc.
  • Digital Marketing Agencies: iProspect India, WAT Consultant, Pin Storm
  • Advertisement Agencies: Ogilvy and Mather, JWT India, Madison Communications, etc.
  • Media houses, Newspapers, TV and Radio (Same as Journalism)
  • Event Management Companies: Team Orange, 70EMG, Wizcraft, etc.

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Top Recruiters of Journalism

Recruiters of Journalism are also the prestigious one same as the Mass Communication and industry wise list of the recruiters is given below:

  • News channels: NDTV, Aaj Tak, CNN, BBC, etc.
  • Newspapers: The Hindustan Times, Times of India, Indian Express, The Hindu, etc.
  • Magazines: India Today, Outlook, Frontline magazine, etc.
  • Journals: The Wall Street Journal, The Free Press Journals, etc.
  • Media Houses: PVR Cinemas, Zee Entertainment, Big Cinemas, Balaji Entertainment, etc.
  • Radio Stations: Radio Mirchi, Red FM, Big FM, etc.
  • Broadcast Companies: News Broadcasting House, Lehman Brothers collection, Viacom, etc.

Top Colleges of Journalism and Mass Communication

Mass Communication Colleges in India

S.No

Journalism Institutes

Mass Communication Institutes

1.

Indian Institute of Mass Communication

Indian Institute of Mass Communication

2.

Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore

Jamia Milia Islamia, News Delhi

3.

Lady Sri Ram College, Delhi University

Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication, Pune

4.

Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University

Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal

5.

Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi

K.J Somaiya College, Mumbai University

6.

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

Xavier’s College, Mumbai

7.

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi University

P College for Women, Delhi University

8.

Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi

Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad

9.

K.J Somaiya College, Mumbai University

Jai Hind College, Mumbai University

10.

Christ University, Bangalore

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

Note: The above list is based on popularity and ranking by various other reputed educational agencies in India. The list is in no particular ranking order.







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