Certified News Editor

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-
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Vskills certification for News Editor assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for news writing and editing. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in writing techniques, news sources, news selection, prioritization, structure, legality, objectivity, interview, documentaries, specialty writing, sports writing, internet and writing for TV or radio.

Why should one take this certification?

This Course is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression.

Earning Vskills News Writer Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential.

Who will benefit from taking this certification?

Job seekers looking to find employment in news writing or editing departments of various companies, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification. 

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  • Definitions of News and Current Affairs
  • Elements of News Values
  • News Virtues
  • Qualities of the News Writer
  • General Rules for News Writing

Writing Techniques

  • Introduction
  • Elements of Good Writing
  • Writing for your Audience/ Viewer
  • Writing for your Announcer
  • Types of Leads for Broadcast Stories
  • Guidelines for Copy Preparation
  • Putting Together a Newscast
  • Sources for Broadcast News

News Sources

  • Introduction
  • Finding and Using New s Sources
  • Sources of News

Developing Story Line By Line

  • Writing Broadcast Copy
  • The Five W’s and H Rule

Selecting the News

  • Types of News
  • Public/Civic Journalism
  • The Concept of Objectivity
  • Details to Avoid
  • VERBS - The Writing Coach
  • Finding Stories


  • Introduction
  • Editorial Policy Conforming to the Newsroom of BBC

Editorial Values and Policies

  • News


  • Introduction
  • English Com position and Broadcast Writing
  • Additional Readings
  • Active Verbs


  • Introduction
  • Objectivity


  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Checklists for Public Affairs Reporting


  • Why am I Interviewing?
  • Whom Should I Interview?
  • When Should I Conduct My Interviews?
  • Where should I Conduct the Interview?
  • What Questions should I Ask?
  • How should I Conduct Interviews?
  • Writing the Interview Story

Documentary and Feature Programmes

  • Defining the Terms
  • The Documentary
  • The News Documentary
  • The Feature
  • Types of Feature Stories


  • What are Biographies?

Specialty Writing

  • Environmental Reporting
  • Business Reporting
  • Consumer Reporting
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Wildlife Writing and Reporting

Science and Sports

  • Science
  • Developing a Medical Glossary
  • Writing Science News

Disaster and Human Interest

  • Reporting Courts and National Disasters
  • Hazards of Human Interest

News Releases

  • News Releases
  • Elements of A News Release
  • Types of New s Releases
  • The Journalist’s Perspective
  • The No Problem
  • Other Problems with New s Releases
  • Checklist for Handling New s Releases

News Agencies

  • Introduction
  • Monitoring
  • New s Agencies Round the World
  • The ‘Big Four’ as the Paramount New s Sources
  • The Press Trust of India
  • AP (Associated Press)
  • AFP

The Internet

  • Journalists and the Internet
  • Internet Addresses or URLS
  • Search Engines and Subject Directories
  • Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
  • Ethical Considerations

Other Media

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Alternative Newsweeklies
  • Newspaper Vs Radio and TV News
  • New s agencies
  • Other News Sources
  • A New Concept in Media: Talking Newspapers
  • Good Practice for Talking Newspapers
  • Additional Material
  • Concise details”

Editorial Judgment

  • News Judgment
  • Recognizing and Evaluating A New s Story
  • Fictional and Factual
  • News is More Than Story
  • Many Publics, Mostly Local

Writing for Television

  • Writing for the Television Newscast

Writing for Radio

  • Your Audience

Pricing Together Video and Audio

  • Avoiding Jump Cuts
  • Television Script Formats

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