IndiaCan and NDTV Worldwide today announced a strategic partnership to launch a programme in broadcast journalism across the country. NDTV Worldwide, part of the NDTV Group, India's first and leading private broadcaster for news, current affairs and lifestyle television and IndiaCan, a joint venture between Educomp (India's largest education company) and Pearson (an international media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing), have entered into an arrangement for introducing a broadcast journalism training programme that leverages the strengths of both partners. Broadcast journalism today is an exciting and fulfilling career, pitching its practitioners at the heart of extraordinary changes in one of the world's most dynamic societies. With the growth in the broadcast media space across India, more specifically in regional television, the programme aims to address the requirement of the industry – quality candidates equipped with fine journalism skills and the necessary practical experience.
'This alliance between India's leading private broadcaster NDTV & IndiaCan is the start of a new journey in the field of broadcast education for the young aspiring minds of today. It will throw up an enormous opportunity to the large student base in the country to develop an unparalleled expertise by leveraging the rich experiences of the partners,' said Srinath Venkatesh, Head, Vocational Business, IndiaCan. 'NDTV's Media Institute is proud to partner with NDTV Worldwide and IndiaCan in offering students across India an opportunity to train with latest methodologies of broadcast journalism. The success of our courses under the NDTV Media Institute gives us a huge leveraging platform to expand the training course across India,' said Sanjay Nigam, CEO of the NDTV Media Institute.