ITV launches news broadcast media institute

The ITV School of Media and Management has introduced a new concept: Newsroom as classroom

iTV School of Media and Management

ITV School of Media and Management, promoted by ITV Media Network, is introducing short-term specialised courses that offer an opportunity to work in broadcast news channels. For the first time in the history of media education, newsrooms will act as classrooms. Students will get a chance to learn from professionals and will get the unique opportunities to work in professional channels.

ITV School of Media and Management (ITVSMM) is the first media and management institute offering training, research and development in audio-visual news. It provides a rich and dynamic environment for developing new ideas and launching new careers. A faculty of internationally recognised media makers and cutting-edge scholars engages students in a day-to-day work dynamics and technology of media industry.

Media aspirants have a lot of short-term certificate courses to choose from at ITV School of Media and Management. With access to the national network and professional resources, the programmes provide a strong foundation for a future in media. The courses will help students learn all aspects of journalism –editorial and technical. And they get an opportunity to work in a news channel for one year to put theory into practice.

“This institute is for people who are passionate for news media. To students who want to work in news media and don’t get opportunities, we want to give them that platform,” said Kartikeya Sharma, Managing Director, ITV Media Network.

Sharma added, “There’s immense competition out there and as media people, it’s our responsibility to not get lost in the confusion and deliver news with clarity and integrity. So the course at ITVSMM will not teach students from books but from real scenes as the action unfolds.”

The ITV School of Media and Management provides an opportunity to learn in as many as seven state-of-the-art TV studios, TV newsrooms, assignment desks, output desks, NRCS (newsroom computerised systems), ingest department, teleport system of India News.

Courses offered in ITVSMM include Graphics and Animation, Video-editing, Videography, Broadcast journalism, Studio production (PCR) and Social media management.

The school will ensure 100 per cent guaranteed job placements in ITV news channels. ITV is India’s fastest growing news network, with two national news channels, NewsX in English, and India News in Hindi. ITV Network has a dominant presence in the Hindi heartland with its four regional news channels: India News UP/Uttarakhand, India News Rajasthan, India News Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh and India News Haryana. The network also runs two popular newspapers – Aaj Samaj which is North India’s fastest-growing Hindi daily, and The Sunday Guardian, a Sunday newspaper.

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