The print media has been the parent of the media industry. Even today, the print media has a substantial share in the mass media sector. One of the types of professionals who have played an important role in the vibrant success of the print media is the photo journalist.
How to become a photo journalist?
In order to become a photo journalist, the Bachelor’s degree in mass media or the Photography field is desired. There are no further educational obligations for the job of a photo journalist. There are various types of photo journalist. The criminal photo journalist, the natural calamity photo journalist, the paparazzi photo journalist, the political photo journalist, etc are only a few to name from the seemingly unending list of the types of photo journalist. The success of a photo journalist depends on the ability to get right clicks and photos which are rare and worthy of preserving. For this, being at the right place and at the right time is very important.
Qualification, Courses, Training
Besides the educational qualification, the photo journalist is required to have a complete knowledge of the field in which they practice. Like a political photo journalist should have all the information regarding the current political events and hence the photos can follow. The sports photo journalist has to keep a complete track record of the sporting events.
There are various excellent institutions in Pakistan. They help the students to gain theoretical and practical experience in this field, to find a institution please visit Programme Finder on www.eduvision.edu.pk