Business Journalism

Eleven months intensive programme for Graduates in Business Journalism

Business journalism is the most specialised and attractive of the new era media activity. There are over 20 media outfits in television, newspaper, magazine and online space dedicated to business journalism, apart from all the major newspapers having their business pages. Business Journalists happened to be among best paid media professionals across India. They get to interact with not just the government decision and policy makers, but also the leaders of industry and economics across the country and the world. With stock market getting into active mode, business journalism in India is the most flourishing of all the genres of the media.

WLCI School of Digital Media and Communications offer a eleven months intensive programme for Graduates in Business Journalism from the field of commerce, economics, science, mathematics and management students.

The course curriculum will offer the following subjects:

  • • Basics of news and Business Media organisations
  • • Basics of Business journalism
  • • Introduction to finance, economic and commerce and technology (Telecom and IT)
  • • Basics of financial policy making and governance
  • • Basics of stock and commodity markets operations
  • • Basics of financial market, currency and banking
  • • Basics of import and export regimes and international market
  • • Basics of agriculture economics
  • • Functioning of industry organisations
  • • Developing sources in industry
  • • What Industry wants out of Media
  • • What is public interest in Business Media
  • • The difference between promotions and Business Journalism
  • • Interviewing business leaders
  • • Researching for business writing
  • • Creating Content for business Media

Apart from academics from the field of economics and finances and technology, we will have business journalists attached to the course.

Qualification: Degrees in Economics, Commerce, Finance, Science and Management

Duration of the Course: One year plus six months internship

Fees: Rs. 4 lakhs plus taxes

Language: English and Hindi

Seats: 35 only

Location: New Delhi and Mumbai only

Targeted organisations for internships and placements after the course:

TV ChannelsNewspapersMagazinesOnlineIndustry Chapters
CNBC Bazar
ET Now
Zee Biz
Bloomberg (BTV)
Economic Times
Economic Times (Hindi)
Business Standard
Business Standard (Hindi)
Financial Express
Hindu Business Line
The Mint
Financial Chronicle
Business Today
Business India
Outlook Money
Outlook Business
Business World
Dalal Street Journal
India Infoline
Money Bhaskar

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