Sports Journalism


Eleven months Programme for Graduates in Sports Journalism

Sports Journalism is the most glamorised of the new era media activity. It not only gives the vantage positions to watch the matches of all games, but interact freely with sports personalities and get you travel with teams to exotic locations. There are number of media outfits in online, television, newspaper, magazine and online space dedicated to sports, apart from all the major newspapers having their sports page. Sports Journalists happen to be among the most well-travelled and sought-after media professionals across India. They get to be one on one with not only the top sportsmen in India and abroad but also the who’s who of sports management, sporting bodies & the policy makers in the sector and government.

WLCI School of Digital Media and Communications offers a eleven months Programme for Graduates in Sports Journalism and Communications, an intensive programme with a six months internship for graduates from any stream and management students.

The course curriculum will offer the following subjects:

  • • Basic of news
  • • Basics of Sports journalism
  • • Basics on news sourcing
  • • Introduction to various categories and sub categories of sports
  • • Basics rules and regulations of different sports
  • • Introduction to sporting bodies
  • • Insight into the basics of sport management
  • • Insight into the basics of Sport promotion
  • • Sports in the global arena
  • • History around major sporting events
  • • The difference between Sports Journalism and Sport Management
  • • Interviewing sports person
  • • Researching for sports writing
  • • Apart from academics from the field of journalism, we will have sport journalists and sportsman/ athlete attached to the course

Qualification: Degrees in any stream with proficiency in English and Hindi

Duration of the Course: One year plus six months internship

Fees: Rs. 4 lakhs plus taxes

Language: English and Hindi

Seats: 35 only in each centre

Location: New Delhi and Kolkata only

Targeted organisations for internships and placements after the course:

TV ChannelsNewspapersMagazinesOnline
NDTV
CNN IBN
Aaj Tak
Zee
ESPN
Ten Sports
The Times of India
Hindustan Times
The Hindu
Indian Express
Asian Age
Sports Illustrator
Wisden India
Sport Today
Sport Star
Motor Sport Magazine
Espn.com
Timesofindia.com
Ibnlive.com
Ndtv.com

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