National Institute of Mass Communication is successfully running anchoring courses in New Delhi NCR. The strategy adopted by college to train students in anchoring course is based on practical training approach. The anchoring course is a part of the bachelors and masters in Mass Communication. Most of the students opting for anchoring courses aspire to become future successful anchors and TV Journalist. NIMC assist students in 100 % internships and placements. The opportunities are given by the mass communication institute to the students perusing anchoring courses. The practical training we give in NIMC for anchoring course follow a workshop method. The students are given two months of extensive and regular theory classes to clear the basics of anchoring course. After that we begin with the practical camera exposure to students for practicing anchoring techniques. Students prepare short introduction and face the camera for learning efficient anchoring techniques. This is followed by news Reading sessions, giving movie reviews and making short anchoring scripts. We also teach script writing along with doing media research and fact finding. Staying updated with the current affairs is a mandatory requirement for anchoring course .Student get trained on camera presence, voice modulation, language, pronunciation and diction .
The anchoring course gives them an opportunity to interact with audience as well. We often take students for live anchoring projects. They prepare a topics and questionnaire. Students interact with the live audience and do live anchoring on the streets. NMC is well equipped with the anchoring studio to also provide a studio anchoring set up to the anchoring students. The anchoring course requires a practice based approach of confidence boosting, command on the language and content specialization with current affairs. The anchoring course provide by NIMC is best in Delhi NCR. We call experience visiting faculties from the industry. The most exciting part of the anchoring course is the regular media industry visits to channels like NDTC, AAJ TAK and India TV .This gives a tremendous exposure to all the anchoring students to see the p[professional media standards of anchoring and analyze and evaluate their level . NIMC creates a platform for healthy discussion between popular media anchors and students to provide them with ample guidance for facing the challenging anchoring industry. We train students on lifestyle anchoring, studio anchoring, award function anchoring, sports anchoring, live anchoring, group discussion moderations voice over training and reality show anchoring. Anchoring course requires zeal, passion and energy. We motivate students to focus on their unique style of delivery a communication piece rather than copying a style of a renowned anchor. Anchoring is a natural way of putting a communication across to media audiences. Anchoring course has a lot of potential despite of the competitive media industry. Today the industry also requires good anchors for web channels. The scope of anchoring courses is increasing every day with media getting more and more interactive to its audiences. NIMC is providing a creative and innovative, platform to students aspiring to become professional anchors.