In this age of infotainment, there are more than 500 television channels in India. Here knowledge imparting is imperative and so, qualified and talented news readers can not only earn money, but also become famous. As there is an increase in the number of news channels in English and other languages, there is a constant requirement for professional news readers. A certificate or diploma course in news reading, though not mandatory, is preferred as you learn how to present yourself and read the news in an appropriate manner.
In addition to the new reading course, you must have a passion for news stories and the current affairs. News readers need to keep themselves well informed about the happenings. One of their job requirements is to conduct discussion based shows, for which a knowledgeable news reader can make the show more interesting and informative by offering relevant points on the subject matter.
Institutions that teach mass communication or journalism generally offer short term courses in news reading, anchoring and television journalism, including:
|Name of Institution||Contact details||Course offered||Course name||Duration|
|CRAFT: Center for Research in Art of Film & Television||Siri Fort College, Plot No: 8, Sector 25, Rohini Institutional Area, Near Rithala Metro Station, Delhi – 110 085||Diploma||Diploma in Television Journalism, News reading & Anchoring||9 months|
|Jankidevi Mahavidyalaya or Janki Devi Memorial College (Delhi University)||Ganga Ram Hospital Marg, Delhi.||Short term certificate||Short-term course in Hindi News reading on TV (for women)||-|
|New Delhi YMCA (Center for Centre for Mass Media)||Jai Singh Road, New Delhi-110001 Tel: 011-23361915 Extn.: 132 Website: http://www.newdelhiymca.org/institute-media-information-technology.htm||Certificate||Certificate course in TV Radio News reading & Announcer||6 weeks|