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Commentator and TV Anchor

TV anchors, also known as newscasters, newsanalysts or news anchors, are the on-air people that deliver news stories tothe broadcasting station's audience.

Career Option

  • The easiest route to becoming a TV news anchor is to start as a TV news reporter. 1. Newsreader 2. TV Anchor 3. News Anchor 4. Producer 5. Graphics artist 6. Sales manager 7. Studio engineer 8. News writer among others

Top Colleges In India

  • National Institute of Mass Communication Address: A 92 C, Namberdar estate Taimoor Nagar, Gurudwara Road, New Friends colony 110065 Phone: +91-11-26320885, +91-11-26827451
  • • Indian Institute of Mass Communication Address: JNU New Campus, Aruna Asif Ali Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110075 Phone: 011 2674 2920
  • • Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication Address: Institutional Area, Sector - 8, Dwarka, New Delhi, Delhi 110075 Phone: 084477 79011

Courses to be pursued

  • • Certificate programs by National School of Event (NSE) based in Mumbai
  • Centre for Research in Art of Film and Television (CRAFT)
  • New Delhi and Jaipur-based International Institute for Media and films. • Diploma in News Reading
  • Anchoring & Reporting • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Advertisement And Journalism • Bachelors in Mass Communication
  • Advertisement and Journalism • Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication • BA in English Journalism • BA in Hindi Journalism • Post graduate diploma in journalism (specialisation in television) • MA in Mass Communication
  • Advertisement and Journalism

Working Condition

• TV anchors work out of a studio and may also travel to do on-site or live reports. • Working hours for TV anchors may vary depending on news or feature story coverage; they may have to work uncommon or erratic hours due to breaking news and late-night or 24-hour news broadcasts. • Working holidays may also be required and conditions may be stressful as they race to meet deadlines. • TV anchors are at ease with being in front of a camera and have good verbal skills. • They have a clear, pleasant speaking voice and nice appearance. • Good grooming and hygiene practices are essential. • Makeup is often applied to both men and women to neutralize the studio's lighting.

Personal Skill

  • 1. Knowledge base

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2
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