How do I start a Career in Anchoring?

I think Anchoring is a great Career option. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Anchoring is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Anchoring. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Anchoring, when I came across:

Deepika Dutt's perspective!

Deepika Dutt invested 19 years & 3 months in Anchoring. Deepika Dutt has worked in Anchoring as Anchor in Doordarshan. In Deepika Dutt's own words, this is how Deepika Dutt got into Anchoring: "In 2000, I started working at Doordarshan as an anchor. I used to talk on various topics related to NGO's and various problems related to women. I also do anchoring for various programs such as Mahila Jagat, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat and many more." This link showed on the first page of search results for Deepika Dutt:

Career Video on Anchoring

In a video, Deepika Dutt has talked about various aspects of a Career in Anchoring. Deepika Dutt started by explaining Anchoring as: "An anchor is a person who is considered as the main pillar of the program. She must have full knowledge about the program which she is hosting. An anchor should know when and how much to speak to a particular audience." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Anchoring is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Anchoring. Deepika Dutt touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Psychology
  • Resource Management
  • Subject Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Languages
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Deepika Dutt then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Anchoring:
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Camera Friendly
  • Presentation Skills
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Deepika Dutt believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Anchoring:
  • Main Pillar of The Program
  • Travelling & Exploration
  • Respect & Recognition
  • Glamorous Field
  • Networking
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Deepika Dutt believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Anchoring:
  • Constant Need for New Stories
  • Hectic Schedule
  • No freedom of Expression
  • Personal Sacrifices

In the final section of the video Deepika Dutt talks about How a day goes in a Career in Anchoring. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Anchoring, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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This video on a Career in Anchoring was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on:

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