Career in Broadcast Journalism

NDTV announces a post-graduate career programme – the NDTV Broadcast Training Programme for any graduates under the age of 28 who have keen interest to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.The Broadcast Training Programme is an apprenticeship that combines the elements of workshop learning and hands-on training.

Features of the NDTV Broadcast Training Programme:

The programme offers candidates a unique opportunity of real-time experience. The curriculum is woven into an apprenticeship under NDTV mentors in the workplace as a real workday. All mentors are senior NDTV media professionals. While on the job, apprentices will learn how to handle the pressure of big stories, breaking news and demanding deadlines.

  1. The programme is designed for 10 months
  2. For the first 4 months, the candidates will go through formal instructions in classrooms and workshops devoted to writing, camerawork, voice training, editing, and more.
  3. Over the next 6 months, they will be placed as apprentices to train under mentors and finally as interns in different departments of NDTV
  4. Candidates can apply for the first batch starting in April or the second batch starting in August
  5. Each batch has 40 seats
  6. The total fee for the programme is Rs 1.90 lakhs (plus applicable taxes)
  7. If required, candidates can propose an installment plan for the fee after the final selection is announced
  8. All apprentices will be certified by NDTV upon completion of the programme
  9. Students are evaluated throughout the programme on newspaper sessions, assignments based on news and current affairs, camera and editing skills, and news stories.
  10. During the internship, students will be evaluated on the basis of aptitude, skills, and ability with equal weightage of 33% each.

Application Process for NDTV Broadcast Training Programme

To apply, simply download and print the admission form.

Fill in the form and send it with a demand draft of Rs.1000 (in favour of NDTV Ltd.) at the NDTV office (207, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi-110020) by March 1.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to appear for an audio-visual test and an interview.

Both batches (April and August) will be selected concurrently. You may state your preference in the form or at the interview.


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