In this modern world, the media of communication plays an important role. Today everyone wants to know what is happening around him. Let us have a look at various career opportunities in the media arena
Since the proliferation of television channels, the demand for programming has grown. There is a great demand for trained professional in the field. A producer is a person who coordinates all aspects of the program. Every department, including finance is under him/ her. In a nutshell a producer makes the program happen.
Today the television covers nearly 75 % of the population. Like the radio, the television also provides us with news and the other information.
Print and electronic media have opened up an extensive career sector in writing, reporting, and editing and photo coverage in TV channels, radio broadcasting, newspapers, advertising agencies and printing publications.
Nowadays news of any event reaches the reader in a few hours, besides factual reporting newspapers provide their own commentary and analysis. Newspapers reflect the conscience of a nation.
Business process outsourcing – (BPO)
Many multinational companies have realized they move out some of their departments to developing countries, it saves them a lot of money because of cheap labor. Most spectacular in India has been the mushrooming of Call centers. They provide excellent opportunities for young people. What you need is an excellent command over English, good communication skills and knowledge of marketing. Most Call centers train their own professionals.
Every business or enterprise needs person (s) who will project the company to people. The field of corporate communications mostly deals with highlighting a company’s products and services. It also interacts with the media. What are required are good communication skills and the ability to get along with people.
A flight steward/stewardess is responsible for passenger care and other services on board a flight. The salaries and perks are very good and there is also the adventure of visiting different destinations. Airlines also have the other ground jobs where one can opt for staff training and human resource management.
To become a pilot one needs to be an intermediate (10+ 2) in the science stream with Math’s as a subject. The minimum height should be 5 feet and eyesight 6/ 6. There are three licenses that are required. Students pilot license, private pilot license and commercial pilot license. There are also exams to be cleared (theory and practical for the same). To be a pilot one clearly should not be afraid of height and have the ability to be emotionally stable in a crisis.
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