By Bharti Nagpal, Asso. Dean, ISOMES
News channels invest a significant amount of time and resources in selecting the right News Anchors and Reporters for their programmes. Television anchoring is a highly demanding job that requires a combination of skills and abilities.
Since, News Anchors and Reporters have to conduct interviews with politicians, celebrities, socialites and even scientists on a daily basis, their selection process is rigorous and involves various stages such as auditions, screen tests, and interviews.
A good anchor and a reporter must possess excellent communication skills, including clear and articulate speech, a strong command over the spoken language, and have the ability to analyze and interpret information.
The personality of the news anchor plays a crucial role in connecting with the audience. They need to have a friendly and approachable personality that can engage viewers and keep them interested in the news. They must also have the ability to maintain a calm and composed posture while presenting news that may be upsetting or controversial.
A reporter is not just responsible for providing information, but also for ensuring that the news bulletin is delivered in a credible and authentic manner. They must be able to maintain a neutral and unbiased stance while reporting news and must be able to separate their personal opinions from the facts.
In conclusion, the success of any news channel depends on the credibility and popularity of its anchors and reporters.
ISOMES provides high-quality media training to aspiring news anchors and reporters who want to improve their skills and make their mark in the media industry. The students are being provided with industry specific skills on how to report intelligently and responsibly about events and issues arising from different beats.
Our course aims at preparing students for careers in journalism by providing the right platform, exposure as well as practical training necessary for working in a news studio. ISOMES is one of the best institutes in Delhi/NCR to learn Anchoring and Reporting. The seven months course in Anchoring and Reporting is designed to develop a student’s skills in facing the camera, voice modulation, news reporting, presentation skills, newsroom ethics and various other technical aspects related to the field.