Mass Communication is a subject which includes the study of the masses and how they communicate with each other. The mediums they use for communication are the various communication tools which have a great significance and practical use in the modern society. Today Mass Communication is not just a unique aspect in the society; it is a subject of study and research.
A vibrant and branched subject which has been acknowledged by Gala Institutions as a field of importance. And like the present times indicate it can be seen that there have been many people who take this vast subject not only as a subject to study but as a mode of employment and work. It is here we highlight the point that Mass Communication has gone beyond the stream of study and has become an important career aspect.
It should be noted that the World today has witnessed a phenomenal and unprecedented in the communication technology and the world of media. The boundaries and the parameters in this field have been outstretched and the entire global community seems to have been brought together into one unified conglomerate. The concept of mass communication or mass media covers all aspects of human life with a realistic touch.
Unlike the engineering and the medical field, there are no specific strategies or any particular rule book to prepare yourself up for making a career in the world of mass communication. While a graduation degree suffices for almost every type of job opportunities in this field, respectable designations in certain organizations demand a post graduate degree. But what actually matters in this field is the Maturity, objectivity and a flexible and optimistic thought perception.
It has been observed there have been a major capital investment in this field and a profitable result has also been acquired. In other words the Mass Communication job opportunities pay you quiet well. But the aspirants are enthusiastic enough to work due to job satisfaction and freedom to express their creativity. Today the arena of Mass Communication has expanded itself in such a manner that sometimes job aspirants fumble in the dark to decide which career path they should opt for. Here are 10 interesting career opportunities for mass communication aspirants….
A fine blend of science and art to create vibrant images is known as photography. There was time when photography was broadly bifurcated into Color photography and Black and white photography. But now photography can be bifurcated in product photography, fashion photography, wildlife photography, pre-wedding and wedding photography, lifestyle photography, portfolio shoots and many more. With so many bifurcations photography alone provides so many varieties of employment. Therefore the aspirants who depict their creativity through still images have a variety of opportunities for brilliant exposure.
The demand of writers is significant and growing in almost every field of media. Advertising agencies require copy writers, the film industry requires good story writers, screenplay writers, script and dialogue writers, social and online media agencies have a demand of content writers, news agencies and organizations require news writers and article writers.
- Radio Jockey
The phase of radio has existed in our society from a long time. From AIR and Gyanvani radio has globalized itself to give birth to channels like Radio Mirchi, Fever 104, Red FM, Big FM and many more channels, which has given rise to the demand for Radio Jockeys.
- News Correspondent/News Reporter
It can be seen that five out of 10 aspirants from the field of mass media idolize News personalities like Barkha Dutt or Deepak Chaurasiya. These personalities encourage these aspirants to become news reporter or correspondents in the world of News. With so many News channels popping up in the national capital of Delhi and around the country has not only expanded the platform for new age reporters and correspondents.
- Film making
Many aspirants idolize to become film makers. Several follow big movie directors like Karan Johar, Sanjay Leela Bansali, and Rohit Shetty. Some expand their motivation to follow overseas film makers like Quentin Tarantino, Michael Bay, and James Cameron. But this creative and vibrant field of work will do wonders for those who have an illuminative perception which can be used to give a cutting edge treatment to any storyline present in front of them.
- Video Jockey
The world of media is getting trendy these days. The modern age trends have brought in a lot of changes in both electronic and convergent media. The ushering of new trends has increased the significance of various aspects in the world of entertainment media. The youth centric society especially that youth which aims for the limelight gets attracted by the growing significance of Video Jockeys in the world of entertainment media. Today Video Jockeying is taken as a very important job stream which is being brilliantly speared by people like Nikhil Chinappa and Ranvijay and now many aspirants look forward to follow in their footsteps. With the changing times Video Jockeying can definitely be taken as a carrier option. A fine blend of confidence and an expressive flair you can do wonders in this field.
Proper command over language, face expressions and manage every situation attitude, these are the attributes of a fine Anchor. Anchors have their importance both in the news and entertainment industry, and if the job aspirants fulfill the above mentioned pointers they can definitely take anchoring as a carrier option.
- Editors/Graphics and VFX Designer
Post Production plays a vital role in the world of Media. From advertising agencies to digital media houses everybody needs editors, Graphics and VFX Designers. This line of work though is technical but requires a great deal of creative Visualization. Aspirants who have the enthusiasm and zeal to sit in front of an editing set up with their flexible hands on the key controls can go forward for this carrier opportunity.
- Event Manager
A booming industry in the field of media, Event management is all about abstract ideas, great initiatives and hard working man power or team. From corporate companies to big film production houses everybody goes for events at one point of time. Event management will always demand new people with creative ideas and perceptions. Therefore opening up new opportunities for work.
- Public relations officer
Public Relations is the base of every project or every initiative or every task which are being started or in the pipeline. Be it big collaborations or any gala conference a channelized public relations brings out the best fruit for every task occurring. Public Relations is a carrier of skill and tactic. Aspirants who believe they have the convincing power to finalize every task on a positive note are in demand for Public Relations.
Depending upon personnel interest and inclination a mass communication aspirant can choose their job options. It has been noticed that with the time flow there have been a rise in the job opportunities in the field of mass communication. With the launch of new channels, and organizations in the pipeline the demand is set to rise even more in the coming future. Moreover opening up the media sector for foreign investment is expected to create new dimensions and new era of opportunities in this field.