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4 Weeks
03:00 hours per week
Mass Comm & Media

Course Insights

Suppose you are fascinated by the behind the camera process of getting on-air and making them potential news stories. In that case, it’s time to learn the fine nuances behind the camera process of TV News Production. In the age of 24-hour news channels, it’s an art to keep the viewers hooked to their screens. The entire revenue of the channel depends on this behind the scene process. With this course, we bring you a fine detailing of what happens inside the TV News Production process to generate a massive opportunity to be part of the fourth pillar of democracy.

  • Course Highlights
      • Duration- 4 weeks
      • Mentoring by the Industry Expert
      • Recorded Video Lectures
      • Downloadable Content like E-Workbooks
      • Self-paced Learning
      • Networking Platform with AAFT Alumni
      • Career Guidance
      • E-Certification on Completion
  • What you will learn
    • Get a deeper understanding of the process of news production like gathering, processing and broadcasting the news.

      • The coverage techniques of 24-hour news channel format
      • The Reporting Fundamentals
      • News Beats Coverage
      • Department in news channels
      • News Production operations like ENG, PTC etc
      • The right way of writing for TV news stories
      • Editing and covering the News Story
      • How to face the Teleprompter and handle the camera
  • Pre-Requisites
      • Editing Software Knowledge
      • Excellent Communication Skills
      • A Handy Camera
      • Basic News and Media Field Knowledge

Career Prospects

The collaborative and integrated learning in TV News Production makes you well equipped with the skills that can open a box of opportunities in the news and media sectors like

News Anchors


News Writer


Studio Engineer

Course Preview

A sample of the recorded lecture to give you an idea of the format and depth of the course.

Course Synopsis

Uncover the behind the camera magic of creating a TV News Program with the masters of the industry

  • Course Orientation
    01:30 Hours
    • Let's Begin

      Introduce Yourself

  • Module 1 - Introduction to TV
    9 Lectures
    03:00 Hours
    • 1.1. Introduction to TV

      1.2. Television - A Mass Medium

      1.3. TV in India

      1.4. What happened during 1960s

      1.5. Development of Television

      Module 1 - Knowledge Check 1

      1.6. SITE Came in 1970

      Module 1 - Knowledge Check 2

      1.7. Rapid Expansion of TV in 1983

      1.8. Liberalization and Arrival of Satellite TV

      1.9. Evolution of OTT

      Module 1 - Knowledge Check 3

      Module 1 Assignment

      Survey End of Module 1

  • Module 2 - Construction of News
    9 Lectures
    03:00 Hours
    • 2.1. What is News? - 2:31 Mins

      2.2. Reporting Principles

      2.3. News Reporting Process

      2.4. Qualities of a Reporter

      Module 2 - Knowledge Check 1

      2.5. Beats in Journalism

      2.6. Formats of News Reporting

      2.7. Exploring the Television Programme Genre

      2.8. TV News Writing

      Module 2 - Knowledge Check 2

      2.9. Interview for News

      Module 2 - Knowledge Check 3

      Module 2 Assignment

      Survey End of Module 2

  • Module 3 - TV News Production
    9 Lectures
    03:00 Hours
    • 3.1. TV News Production

      3.2. Different Departments in TV Channels

      3.3. Roles and Responsibilities

      3.4. News Anchoring

      Module 3 - Knowledge Check 1

      3.5. Electronic News Gathering

      3.6. Satellite News Gathering

      3.7. Types of Shots

      3.8. Camera Movements

      3.9. Post-Production Stage

      Module 3 - Knowledge Check 2

      Module 3 Assignment

      Survey End of Module 3

  • Module 4 - News Anchoring and Presentation
    7 Lectures
    03:00 Hours
    • 4.1. Introduction to News Anchoring

      4.2. Skills Required to be an Anchor

      4.3. Style of a Presentation

      4.4. Role of Anchor in Emergency Times

      Module 4 - Knowledge Check 1

      4.5. Specifics of Body Language

      4.6. Usage of Microphone

      4.7. Teleprompter and Chroma Key

      Module 4 - Knowledge Check 2

      Module 4 Assignment

      Survey End of Module 4

  • Module 5 - Understand Television Journalism
    2 Lectures
    03:00 Hours
    • 5.1. Principles of Journalism

      5.2. Loyalty in Journalism

      5.3. Independence in Journalism

      5.4. Public Discussion and Criticism

      Module 5 - Knowledge Check 1

      5.5. Entry of Corporatization in Media

      5.6. The Study of Corporatisation of Media

      5.7. Effect of Corporatisation of Media

      Module 5 - Knowledge Check 2

      Module 5 Assignment

      Survey End of Module 5

      Closure Survey

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Know Our Experts

The Experts at AAFT Online bring a blend of professional experience and academic expertise to provide you with the right skills to become a market ready professional!

Mili Agarwal

Professor, University of Delhi

Mili Agarwal is a media educator, trainer and practitioner specializing in various subjects such as Documentary filmmaking, Radio, Anchoring, Reporting, Public Relations, etc. She is a digital content creator. She is an alumnus of prestigious Media and Communication institutes- AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi.

Course Fees
INR 8,499 (inc. taxes)
EMI Option Available