Opportunity for Mass Communication and Journalism Students in North-East India

student journalist contest

The Sentinel media house of North-East India has recently launched a career oriented video creation contest for the students interested in mass communication and journalism.

As quoted by Mr. Rajkhewa, the Director of The Sentinel Digital HQ – “This not just a contest, it is also an assured career opportunity for the students who participate“. On a detailed note, he mentioned that the contest will finally pave the way for 3 best students to work for The Sentinel Digital HQ on a paid internship and a successful completion of the same will ensure their career with The Sentinel.

The Contest:

The contest started on 7th December, 2017 and the video submissions are open till 14th of December, 2017.

In the 1st phase of this contest, the interested students are supposed to participate by filling up a participation form available at http://bit.ly/YoungStudentJournalist.

The 2nd phase of this contest is comprised of Social Sharing, where the participants will be asked to share their videos from the Facebook page of The Sentinel https://www.facebook.com/thesentinel.assam.

The 2nd phase of social sharing will start on 18th December, 2017 and will be open till 1st January, 2018.

Out of all the submissions, 10 best submissions will be called for a presentation in The Sentinel premises Guwahati. The presentation phase will be conducted on 22nd, 23rd and 24th January, 2018 and the selected students will be informed accordingly.

The final results will be announced on 25th January, 2018, after which 3 of the best students will qualify for a six months paid internship at The Sentinel Digital HQ at Guwahati. The 4th student winner will be on “Jury’s Selection”.

The Guidelines:

The guidelines for the contest are divided into 4 (four) parts. The 1st one is General Guideline, 2nd one is Participation Guideline, the 3rd one is Creative Guideline and the 4th one is Social Sharing Guideline.


The Themes:

Themes are already published in the Facebook page of The Sentinel at https://www.facebook.com/thesentinel.assam and can be accesses through NEDM’s Facebook page as well https://www.facebook.com/NEDMInstitute/posts/388390444950629.

NEDM or North-East Digital Marketing Institute is the Digital Media partner of The Sentinel Digital HQ for this contest.

The Video Submission:

All the video entries must be sent to the email ID youngstudentjournalist@gmail.com

Queries and Questions:

All the queries & questions must be sent to youngstudentjournalist@gmail.com or participants may contact +919435488999 for the queries.



1. Digital and social media strategist/consultant.
2. Alumni of London School of Business & Finance.
3. Visiting Faculty for Digital Media in IDOL, GU & IIE, Guwahati.
4. Visiting Faculty for Business Development in ARGUCOM, Sibsagar, Assam.