Journalist

STARTING SALARY 1.8L

A journalist is a person who collects, writes, presents or distributes news about all current topics. To become a journalist 

one has to study journalism or mass communication.

Academic Pressure

Moderate

Job Pressure

High

Recruiters

Career Path

Junior Level Positions

Reporter
Acquisition Editor

Medium Level Positions

Editor
Manager Editor

Senior Level Positions

Editor-in-chief
Director Editorial

Salary Scale

How do I get there?

Path 1

10 + 2

Science, Arts, Commerce stream

Graduation

Mass-Communication

Bachelor degree in Mass Communication

Post Graduation

Mass-Communication-PG

Master degree in Mass Communication

Path

10 + 2

2 stream with Science, Arts, Commerce

Graduation

Media

Media - UG

Post Graduation

Media PG

Media PG

Path 3

10 + 2

Arts stream

Graduation

BA

Bachelor of Arts

Post Graduation

MA

Master of Arts

Why & Why not to be a Journalist

Pros

Good media attraction and fame 

Travelling to various places and meeting new people

Open to new experiences everyday

Cons

challenging and demanding job

Risk to life while covering violent disasters

No fixed work hours

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