Watch critically, listen carefully


Will Suman Dey make a credible anchor? The answer is yes.The star anchor and channel head of Star Ananda, a solid number one (news) in Calcutta, shows he is updated with the news. It was the balance in authority, personality, and warmth that cinched his commentary for audience.His tone is light and conversational. Experts believe anchors do not rely on journalistic experience alone. Anchors have to sound convincing on air. After all, audience believe them. Audience really appreciated about the anchor is the warmth, the openness in his voice.It was the way Suman included his viewers in his statements that hooked them into his show.When interviewing someone, he would reference past issues related to the topic and ask about them. During heated discussions, he ask rapid follow-up questions. Here, I want to quote Anderson Cooper, anchor of the CNN weeknight news program and Media Person of the Year 2005, I’m not trying to be something that I’m not. I’m just trying to be myself and talk about what I know, and admit what I don’t know. I think honesty is the most important. It’s important to be passionate about news, and to figure out ways to take viewers on that trip that you take… People care about any story that’s well told and interesting. A good news anchor is someone who lives and breathes news. I think that passion comes across on the screen.
In fact, Suman has a different way of connecting to the audience. it seems that he believes in journalism mantra watch critically, listen carefully.

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About shanthanubh

A calcutta(India)based Independent newsresearcher and Investigative reporter.He has been working as a journalist for more than 15 years.He had worked as a news researcher for various news based programs in Calcutta.Shanthanu considers Deborah Potter and Theressha Collington Moore as his mentor because in his early days of journalism carrier, he was inspired and motivited by their works and learnt a lot from them about media ethics and news research.Though,a news researcher don't get enough credit for his job,he sticks to it.He believes that as journalists we should follow the jounalism mantra that if your mother says she loves you, check it out.we work as a store clerk.we believe that facts are more important than adjectives.Earlier,he also worked as a private investigator to brush up his skill as an Investigative Reporter.

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