As a content writer/editor or copy writer you will be writing and editing content for websites, blogs, articles, stories, newspaper articles etc.
A content writer/copy writer creates impressive contents for various mediums like websites, blogs, newspapers, journals etc. They do plans, reviews, and revise content for publication. They mainly work on specific topics and may also work on composing statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, resumes etc depending on the firm in which they are employed.
There is no need of choosing a particular stream at plus two level to become a content writer in future. It is just that you need to be good at language and writing.
You can focus on Languages offered at the plus two level. Also participation in writing competitions and workshops would help you to improve your creativity and writing skills.
The common courses offered in this area are BCJ (Bachelor of Communication and Journalism) and BA English Literature. Both the courses offer you the opportunity to explore language and the art of writing etc. The duration of the courses will be three years.
Writing on interested topics and publishing it on various platforms will be an added advantage.
After completing UG you can go for Masters degree either in MCJ (Master of Communication and Journalism) or MA in Literature or Translation Studies. The duration of the courses will be two years.
There are various PG diploma courses are available in this field. IGNOU offers PG diploma in creative writing and IIMC(Indian Institute of Mass Communication) offers different PG diploma courses in Journalism.
Requirements for admission into a PG course in one of the top institutions to help you get an overall picture
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The person working in these fields should have good verbal skills. They should be able to use and understand words and create attractive and informative content by editing when it needed.
Creativity can be used as an advantage by writers, which helps them in converting an idea into a crisp content it which also increases the quality of it.
Writer or editor has to do research in order to get information and data for content creation.It’s important for them to have the quest for knowledge and information
As they have to complete their work within tight time schedule. Writers and editors need to spend a good amount of time for reading, drafting and editing of the content before the completion of work.