“I would definitely recommend someone to intern with India Today Group” Shatabdi Chowdhury

My overall experience was very good. Good things were that I got a practical experience of journalism under the guidance of some of the biggest names of the media fraternity.

India Today, Aaj tak, India Today Group
India Today Mediaplex

Name & location of the Media group interned

India Today Group, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Intern Details (Name, email, college name, batch)

Name-Shatabdi Chowdhury

College Name– India Today Media Institute

Batch– Broadcast Journalism 2016-17

 

How likely are you willing to recommend someone to intern there?

I would definitely recommend someone to intern here as having an experience of working here can escalate the job opportunities to manifold.

rahul kanwal, India Today Group, India TodayMediaplex

 

Duration of Internship & Office timing.

Duration– 6 months- March 2017-August 2017

Timings– flexible- 7am-3pm/ 10am-6pm/ 3pm-12 am

 

Application process. (How did you apply?)

Online through website.

 

First day experience.

Learnt the nuances of writing news for web.

 

Infrastructure and environment at the organisation; team strength.

One of the best and biggest media organisations. Situated at film city, known as the hub of all the biggest media organisations in India, the environment here is positive and the team is motivating and supportive.

 

Main task

To garner hands-on experience in creating journalistic content for web as well as television. The internship at different departments in the India Today Group was designed in such a way so as to provide a real time experience and training in the know-how’s of journalism. During my 6-month-long internship I worked at different departments viz., indiatoday.in (digital), ITTV (production) and reporting. During my internships at the said departments, I learnt everything from how to gather information to how to present it as a piece of news.

 

Overall experience; Good things & Bad things.

My overall experience was very good. Good things were that I got a practical experience of journalism under the guidance of some of the biggest names of the media fraternity. The only bad thing which I think is the low pay-scale.

Stipend

I wasn’t getting any kind of stipend during the internship.

 

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