Working for Media : Handbook for Building A Career in Journalism
Media is a huge industry offering plenty of opportunities for young people with potential and passion. With the entry of private players and foreign investments, this industry is growing at a fast pace. The competition is fierce. Only the best will be able to get their foot in. For sure, you will need a lot more to offer them than just a degree and a pretty face. This book attempts to share the bigger picture as well as bust some common myths and perceptions about journalism. About the Author: Bharti is a journalist with 20 years of experience in the media industry. She started her career as a Crime Reporter, later moving on to other areas of news with leading news channels such as Zee News and Rajya Sabha TV. As a News Anchor and Deputy Executive Producer, Bharti produced a special investigative program called The Inside Story , which was nominated for the Indian Telly Awards. Bharti also undertook some risky assignments which included sting operations to expose corrupt and illegal practices. Her sting operation on adulterated milk won her an award at the New York Festival. Bharti co-founded a digital media start-up called “News-on-Move”. She also conducts media workshops for students and is a regular speaker at media events.