The English Department of Delhi Public School,R.K.Puram organised a Guest Speaker Programme on Career in Media for the students of classes X and XII on 5 June 2021. The Guest speaker was Ms. Swati Singh.
Ms. Swati Singh has been a part of the media industry for the past 18 years. Her wide range of experience covers a spectrum of various domains like journalism, advertising, public relation, event management and strategy creation. She has worked with organisations like the Times of India,Hindustan Times,Indian Express,Mercantile Advertising,Career Launcher,Shutterhead films and Here on Communication.
The Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan welcomed the Guest Speaker and shared her thoughts about the field. She spoke about the significance of Media and emphasized that it is emerging as a very promising career option. She also suggested that the field could be illusionary for those who set it as a glamorous one because it demands a lot of hard work and dedication.
The session helped the attendees to familiarize themselves with the concept of Mass Media and various career options associated with it.The resource person shed light on Media as a profession, various fields associated with media and also spoke about the skill set required to be a part of the profession.
The session covered coherent information about profiles in Media like journalism, electronic media,Advertising and Public relations.Ms. Swati enlightened the students about the process of application, entrance exams and required media aptitude.She shared details related to important dates and various courses at various universities.
This was followed by an interactive question answer round.The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Atika Dayal, who thanked Ms.Swati Singh for her valuable time and efforts.The staff members and students expressed their gratitude towards the speaker for an informative and fruitful session.