Journalism Internships in India | Journalism Internship

Course Description

This course is your guide to becoming a journalist in today's fast-paced digital media landscape. The course covers the foundations of journalism and what it takes to become a good storyteller. It will enable you with what is needed to become a journalist or reporter irrespective of your background. Quality journalism is about patience, practice and a thorough understanding of storytelling.


What You Will Learn

Journalism and Communication

Reporting and Editing

Writing for different media

Media Laws, Ethics and Research

Watch our "5 min Quick Introduction"


  • What is communication?
  • Types of communication: interpersonal, intrapersonal, group, and mass.
  • Theories of communication: models of communication, channels of communication, the significance of an audience, effective communication.
  • What is the importance of communication?
  • Communication and change/society
  • A brief history of journalism in the world & India
  • British and American journalism
  • Advent of printing
  • Growth of press in India- English and Indian languages
  • British censorship of the press in India (pre-independence)
  • Press in the freedom struggle
  • Press during the Emergency
  • Newsrooms
  • Types of news
  • Sources of news
  • Crediting and protecting sources
  • Who is a reporter?
  • Qualities of a good reporter
  • Inverted triangle form of writing
  • News leads
  • Newspaper beats- crime, human interest, politics, society, sports
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Editing and the Editorial desk
  • Layout and anatomy of a newspaper
  • Principles of writing- structure, grammar, punctuation, contextual/connotative meaning
  • Types of publications- magazines, newspapers, journals
  • Newspapers: Editorials, features, news stories
  • Magazines: cover story, interviews, opinion pieces
  • Writing in-depth: Investigative and research stories
  • Writing for online media: blogs, e-portals, websites
  • Photo novels
  • Shrinking attention spans of internet users
  • Writing for print vs writing online
  • Need for laws
  • Press laws in India and the world
  • Press freedoms as guaranteed by the constitution
  • Dangers of Defamation (criminal/civil)
  • Media Ethics, Press Council of India
  • Case studies
  • Media issues: state-owned media vs private media, political pressure, press credibility
  • Researching for media: methods, collection of data, interpreting data

What you will get

Guaranteed Internship

  • Internship letter from Verzeo

  • Guaranteed Internship offers from tied up companies
Certified Professionals

  • Opportunity to be taught by Certified Professionals.

  • Opportunity to work on Major and Minor Projects mentored by these Corporate Trainers.

  • Gaining access to exclusive course content, etc., as part of the course.
  • Total of 2 projects, one major and one minor will be completed by the students under Mentor supervision.
Case Studies and Applications

  • Apply the Journalism Theory and Practical concepts to identify issues worth of news and apply the same concepts to report, edit as well as learn safest media practices.

Online Classroom


  1. Online Portal

  2. Mentorship & Placement Moblizer

  3. Access to Webinars

  4. Projects & Guranteed Internships

  5. Certification from Industry Parrtners

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