When Covid-19 closed the offices and brought work from home, there was an industry, digital media, working overtime even during closing days to bring you the latest updates on the pandemic and keep you up to date with the latest news. information about the virus.
Even when most industries were affected by the locks, many companies even closed, the only industry that stood the test of the locks was the digital media industry, which not only survived, but grew exponentially in the 18 months since the first blockade was announced.
Today, digital media have the largest number of readers and viewers connected to various news portals consuming news and other related content, making them the fastest growing news delivery medium.
Compared to traditional forms of news delivery (newspapers and magazines), digital media provides a different experience in how news is delivered and consumed, one that is more interactive and immersive.
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Such has been the growth of digital media that it has engulfed new areas such as social networks. This has led to the demand for a new kind of media professional, one who can create content in all genres ranging from text to video, immersive and interactive, and at the same time promote it on social media.
The scale and speed of the growth of digital media is mind-boggling. Every day there are new innovations in the way the news is spread.
These digital media professionals are redefining how stories are told and narratives are constructed through their expertise in creating content such as blogs, web reports, podcasts, video blogs, 350-degree videos, immersive stories, and stories. interactive.
Armed with multiple tools and a deep understanding of new technologies, these young professionals are redefining the way information is communicated.
However, even though the demand for these professionals grows exponentially, the number of highly trained and skilled people is limited.
If you like words and are passionate about technology and you love being on social media, the world of digital media awaits you. Right now, with increasing demand, even those who don’t have these skills can learn and make a mark for themselves in this field.
If you are young, tech savvy, and want to make a mark in this new and emerging field, you should enroll in a new age media school like the Times School of Media (TSOM) in Bennett University in Greater Noida.
The Times School of Media offers a one-year intensive graduate diploma in digital media. The course has been designed in consultation with media experts from the Times Group, with industry requirements in mind. With its focus on 65 percent hands-on learning, the program, taught by a faculty comprised of trained industry experts, goes beyond the traditional two-year master’s program and hones students’ skills to get them ready. for the industry in just one year.
The great thing about this course is that all graduates can apply, regardless of the subject in which they graduated. The course is especially suitable for recent graduates seeking professional training to join the industry.
Apply now for the Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Media at Bennett University. Admissions are open.
(The writer is an associate professor at the Times School of Media.)