Are you a journalism graduate? Here are the top 5 firms you should send your application to!

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Jobs in Journalism, Journalist, Media

Are you on the lookout for jobs in media industry? If yes, this article is just for you! The thing to understand about media companies is that they comes in all kinds. While some keep a hawkish eye over their employees, some others encourage an interactive environment where positive energy flows easily.

Send in your application to the below-mentioned list of companies as these will play on your strengths and help you evolve as a journalist.

Best organisations for Jobs in Media Industry:

1. DB CORP LTD

Dainik Bhaskar is the highest selling newspaper in India. Commonly known as Dainik Bhaskar Corp, this company is owned by the Agarwal family of Bhopal and it is the greatest newspaper company in India. It was named as Subah Savere and was launched in Bhopal with 63 editions in 4 languages. It is a favorite among the Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and Saurashtra audience. Dainik Bhaskar is one of the most acclaimed newspapers in the country to work at if you’ve got a degree in journalism.

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2. ScoopWhoop

Scoopwhoop is an internet and news company that has gained traction over the last few years. The company creates and curates India-specific stories. The company initially started as a viral content generating and sharing website although it now serves as a news portal for voicing and sharing social concerns. In March 2015, the site garnered 45 million views and has been getting over 3 million social shares per stream. ScoopWhoop is well regarded for jobs in media industry and is therefore the place to be for a journalism graduate.

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3. HT Media

HT is the largest mass media company in India. It was started in 1992 as The Hindustan Times but was changed to Hindustan Times in 1997. Along with print media, it also has various online portals like Hindustantimes.com, Livemint.com, Desimartini.com as well as the job hunting platform Shine.com. The Hindustan Times is well-regarded in the media industry and is a firm to watch out for as far jobs in journalism are concerned. 

4. Sun TV Network

Sun TV is Asia’s largest TV network and is the first Tamil channel that is privately owned.  This Chennai-based mass media company is Asia’s largest TV network. Sun TV works with 32 channels in 4 different regional languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada. Founded by Kalanithi Maran in 1993, it covers all types of news except sports. Sun TV can present a great prospect for a journalism student. However, you’ve got to be fluent in Tamil to have a shot at it.

5. NDTV

New Delhi Television Limited is an Indian television channel that was founded by Radhika Roy in 1988. NDTV’s first show- The World This Week began in November 1988. NDTV struck a chord with the audience for being a thought-provoking news program with a unique perspective on world affairs. Being one of the most well-regarded media firms in India today, NDTV is definitely the place to be if you’re looking for jobs in journalism.

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Even though the above-mentioned firms are the best companies to work at for journalism students, their objective and vision might not align with yours. You therefore need to take your time to do your research and make an informed decision before you send in your job application.


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Ajay Ramanathan
The writer Ajay Ramanathan is a 24-year-old Law graduate from Bengaluru. Ajay is an avid reader who takes a keen interest in philosophy and psychology. Apart from this, he is also a fan of rock and pop music! You can also catch Ajay on medium at https://medium.com/@ajayramanathan.
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