In an analysis on the “Level of stress in the workplace,” the Associated Chambers of Commence and Industry of India (Assocham) says the media is the sixth most stressful job.
“Electronic and print media have emerged as an attractive destination for mass communication graduates. Employees of various TV channels and leading newspapers such as reporters, copy writers, desk editors, photographers, cameramen, etc, are working from 7 am to 9 pm in a day. During election and budget days, and on the day of announcement of any government policy decision, their working hours, stretches upto 12 hours. They do not have proper sleep in a day and are caught under insomnia stress.”
Yes, they pay them for such reports.
Read the full report here.