Want to be a Journalist, Join Us!!


Do you want to be one among the people? Do you want to stand by them during the times of adversities and strive for solutions? Do you aspire for a career that mirrors the public life? Then, you are welcome! Join us to become a Print/Television/Web Media Journalist. Join Sakshi School of Journalism for one-year Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Journalism, which will transform you into a full-fledged Journalist and directly land you in job with Sakshi Media Group.

Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in Telugu and English language.
  • Knowledge on current affairs.
  • Pass in Degree.
  • Age should not exceed 30 years as on 01.01.2014.

Application Procedure

Please click here for application form, which you can fill and submit online.

Training Programme
The selected candidates will participate in one year full-time Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Journalism. During this time, the candidates will be trained in necessary skills such as news reporting, content writing, editorial logic, articulation skills, current affairs and general awareness.

Selection Procedure
Selection of the candidates takes places in two phases.

First Phase: The applicants will have a Written Test during this phase. Their knowledge will be tested in the areas of Telugu, English, translation and current affairs. The Written Test will be conducted in all publication centres of Sakshi daily. Model question paper can be downloaded from here.

Second Phase: The short-listed candidates from the first phase will have a Personal Interview during the second phase. Objective of this phase is to test the candidate’s understanding of contemporary happenings and articulation capabilities. Those who have passed this phase will be selected for the one-year PG Diploma Programme in Journalism of the School.

Stipend
The selected candidates will be given a monthly stipend of Rs. 8,000 for first six months of the programme and Rs. 10,000 for next six months. For the next one year, the candidates will have to work as Trainee. During this period, they will be given a monthly salary of Rs. 12,000.

After the training period, the trainees will be appointed as Sub-editor/Reporter/Copy Editor/ Content Developer in different organisations of Sakshi Media Group. Salary and other benefits will be decided according to the rules and regulations of the respective divisions. The trainees must accept any responsibility at any work location as assigned by the organisation.

Work Contract
The selected candidates must work at least for four years with Sakshi Media Group and the contract period include the one-year training programme. They will have to sign a contract agreement accordingly at the beginning of the Programme.

Important Dates
  • Last date for Submission of Application - 10.12.2013
  • Date of Written Test - 22.12.2013
  • Dates of Interviews - From 18.01.2014
  • Commencement of Programme - 01.02.2014

Address:

The Principal,
Sakshi School of Journalism,
6-3-249/1, Sakshi Towers,
Road No: 1, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad - 500034

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