Duration: 4 Months

Qualification: NA

Selection Process: Audition

Number of Seats: 20

Course Fee: Rs. 32,000

The Four Months full time “Television News and Programme Anchoring” is tailored made to suit the Growing Demands of the Constantly Developing Media World. The core objective of the Course is to provide a Strong base for Students to hone their Communication and News Presentation Skills, thereby securing them a definite place in the Media Market.

TV News Anchors and Presenters essentially serve as a link between the Channel and the Audience. And given the ever-so-rising popularity of Tele Media, the task presents New Challenges which make the Course ever so desirable.

At Academy for Media Learning, the students get to know the in and out of the News and the News Room environment by mastering the tools required to be used in the TV Anchoring and News Presentation Profession. Thus candidates would be exposed to handling News Bulletins, News based Shows, Interviews, Panel Discussions, Talk-shows and other Programs of the like. Also they would be given a hands-on experience of dealing in Travel Shows, Road Shows and Film based Programs with in-house Media Channel Odisha-LIVE.



Content Highlights:


FUNDAMENTALS OF MASS COMMUNICATION & MEDIA:  Introduction to Communication, Mass communication,  Media , Mass Media, Fundamentals of Audio Visual Communication, Understanding TV News and Programming


INTORDUCTION TO ANCHORING: Concept of News Reader, Newscaster and News Anchor, Profile of a TV News Anchor, Roles & Responsibilities


TV REPORTING: What is News, Newsworthiness, Types of News, Awareness on Current Affairs, Different TV News Formats, Art of Interview, PTC, Phone-in


CAMERA PRODUCTION- BASICS: Frame, Shot, Standard Shots, Camera Angles, Camera Movement, Single Camera News and Feature Production, Interview Production


BASIC VOICE ASPECTS: Fundamentals of Voice Communication, Voice Test, Voice Clarity, Addressing Voice Problems, Voice Exercises


VOICE DELIVERY SKILLS: Pronunciation, Pause, Punch, Modulation, Variation, Voice Exercises


WRITING FOR TELEVISION: Writing for Visuals, Writing Hard & Soft Stories, Writing for different Formats, Anchor Scripts, Headlines Copy, Writing for Graphics


VOICEOVER: Art of Voiceover, Voiceover Recording (Technical Aspects), Voiceover for different Types of Stories (News, Features, Profile), Exercises


GROOMING: Make Up, Costume, Other aspects


TV ANCHORING – KEY SKILLS & TECHNIQUES: Facing the Camera, Different Scenario/different Style – Happy/Sad, Facial Expression, Gesture, Posture


HANDLING OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANCHORING & PRESENTATION: News & CA Anchoring, Non-Fiction Anchoring, Event Anchoring


ADVANCED CAREER SKILLS: Clarity in Thinking (Voice/Action/ Communication/ Technicalities), Positive Thinking, Leadership Skills, Time Management

Teaching and Training Model:

  • Lecture and Demonstration
  • Daily Practical Exercises
  • Regular Studio Practice
  • Presentation on News & Current Affairs
  • Group Discussion
  • Preview of TV Programmes
  • Weekly Workshop/Seminar
  • Projects at regular intervals
  • Interaction with top Industry Professionals
  • Live project exposure with In-house Media OdishaLIVE (www.odishalive.tv)



Career Prospects: News Anchor, TV Programme Anchor, Reporter-Cum-Anchor, Copy Editor-Cum-Anchor, Event Anchor, Voice-over Artist, Freelance Producer, Communication Trainer.