9 Jan 2011

10 THINGS AN ASPIRING MEDIA PROFESSIONAL SHOULD KNOW

1. That Scope of a Career in Media is Vast

Media industry is one of the most versatile industries. Today, the definition of media includes Broadcasting with the help of TV and radio; Entertainment with use of audio visuals –films, videos and games; internet that includes blogs, forums, music & news; then Publishing of Books, papers, magazines; and it also includes postal mail, telephony and other interactive Media. Thus the scope of a career in this field is vast and varied. Media today serves various purposes like providing entertainment, education and advocacy among others.
Business opportunities in Indian media and entertainment industry are enormous. Most media organizations in India are in the private sector, while quite a few are owned by the government. Media organizations that are directly under the control of central government come under the ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The government media units in which one can …

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