At the core of our passion as journalists, we believe that being a good communicator is a skill that can be nurtured from young. We train students and teachers to do what we know best – be news reporters.
Very often, it’s not just important to know the right answers – knowing the right questions to ask is just as critical. Being a good journalist means knowing what questions to ask, how to ask them and listening well to the answers you get. Being a good journalist also helps to develop your powers of persuasion. If you can’t get people to agree to talk to you, you don’t have a story. Knowing how best to cajole and persuade people to open up to you does wonders for confidence levels. Last of all, once you get your story, it’s time to put pen to paper and find a beautiful way of sharing it with the world. This part is linked closely to developing language competencies. Television reporters have one extra step – they need to deliver it, not just by shouting words to their audience, but by drawing people in with their story-telling prowess.
So, to put it all into perspective, The Media Consultants will teach students: