How much can I make in a Career in Media Production?

How much can I make in a Career in Media Production?

I find a Career in Media Production very interesting. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Media Production is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Media Production. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Media Production, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170617-0005/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Media-Production/hindi 

Prashant Negi's outlook!
Prashant Negi has 10 years & 9 months of professional experience in Media Production. Prashant Negi has worked in Media Production as Media Production in HNN 24*7, Dehradun. In Prashant Negi's own words, this is how Prashant Negi got into Media Production: "I did my B A in Hindi and thereafter did my diploma in Journalism. I started my career Big Synergy, makers of Kaun Banega Crorepati,Sach Ka Samna, Dus Ka Dum etc. Afterwards I came back to Dehradun and started working in local media houses. I started my own production house called Walk in Woodz and now working with HNN 24*7." Prashant Negi has a profile in a very interesting format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/prashantnegi 

Career Video on Media Production
In a video, Prashant Negi has talked about various aspects of a Career in Media Production. Prashant Negi started by explaining Media Production as: "Media production specialists are involved in many aspects of producing audio and video content that is used in commercials, movies, online or in other realms. They need to have computer software, video editing and video equipment skills." The video gave me so much food for thought.


It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Media Production, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Media Production. Prashant Negi touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Mass Communication
  • Basic Knowledge of Camera
  • Current Affairs
  • Editing and Software
  • Languages

90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Prashant Negi then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Media Production:

  • Writing Skills
  • Creativity
  • Analytical Skills and Direction
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Research Skills
  • Communication

It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Prashant Negi believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Media Production:

  • Respect and Recognition
  • Social Impact
  • Vast Career Opportunity and Growth
  • Travelling

Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Prashant Negi believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Media Production:

  • Deadlines
  • Competition
  • New Innovations
  • Work Life Balance


In the final section of the video Prashant Negi talks about How a day goes in a Career in Media Production. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Media Production, 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: https://lifepage.app.link/20170617-0005 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage
I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170821-0003/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Corporate-Communications/english

  2. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170630-0002/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Teaching-Mass-Communication/hindi

  3. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170911-0003/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Communication-Consulting/english

  4. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170422-0001/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Media-Education/english

  5. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180221-0001/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Public-Relations/english

  6. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190222-0004/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Public-Relations/english

  7. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171027-0007/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-PR-Management/english

  8. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190127-0001/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Communications-Management/english

  9. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181117-0007/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Media-&-Publications/english

  10. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190131-0001/Arts/Mass Communication/Career-in-Corporate-Communications/hindi

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