The average salary for a News Anchor in India is Rs 406,946.
MEDIAN Rs 406,946
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Job Description for News Anchor
News anchors generally are responsible for presenting local, national and/or world news to the public. They generally work in a studio to produce TV or radio news programs, although they sometimes report or anchor programs from the scene of the broadcast's subject. The news anchor often reads compiled news stories from a teleprompter, as well as conducts on-air interviews with the subjects of news, experts and reporter colleagues as needed. They also react to breaking news as it emerges, present…Read more
News Anchor Tasks
- Present both live and pre-recorded daily news stories in a professional manner on television.
- Send timely updates via social media to engage the viewing audience and keep them informed.
- Venture into the field to cover live events and unfolding stories as they happen.
- Cover breaking news stories in real time and follow along with updates.
- Research and develop news stories from the idea stages to a written script.
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Popular Skills for News Anchor
Oral / Verbal Communication
Media / Public Relations
Skills that pay less than market rate include Public Speaking, Media / Public Relations and Oral / Verbal Communication.
Pay by Experience Level for News Anchor
An entry-level News Anchor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 375,000 based on 41 salaries. An early career News Anchor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 308,799 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career News Anchor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 550,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced News Anchor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,991,942 based on 12 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with News Anchor in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 581.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Delhi, Delhi (391.4% more) and New Delhi, Delhi (135.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (26.3% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (25.0% less).
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