Strategy for Improving Competency and Presenting Quality Development News on Indonesian Television Media


  • Iman Indrati
  • Sumardjo
  • Dwi Retno Hapsari
  • Anna Fatchiya



Competence of Development Journalists, Development Communication, News Quality, Media Organizations


Objective: This research aims to investigate the strategies used by media organizations to improve the competence of journalists in the digital era and improve the quality of news delivery and development content.


Method: This research uses mixed methods with a sequential strategy explanation approach. The research population consists of television journalists with news segmentation. The research sample consisted of 60 journalists representing national television media. Quantitative data analysis is used in this research using a regression model with SPSS (Statistic Package for the Social Sciences).


Results and conclusion: The research results show that (1) organizational support from dependent media turns out to provide professional awards needed by journalists as a form of appreciation; (2) the function of controlling news and mediating problems between journalists and stakeholders also receives high attention from the media crew. Journalists need more independent media organizations to maintain security and support the implementation of the journalist profession; (2) professionally, journalists always do research before reporting, while journalists' communication competence is still weak in articulating and conveying information. Specific competencies for the media industry, journalists are considered to have mastered their profession, especially in presenting news, and writing scientific papers in the field of education, and journalists are adept at writing about history with social orientation competencies; (3) Regarding the quality of development messages, journalists always pay attention to the appropriateness of the type of information journalists convey development policy information to maintain the quality of development messages so that they remain meaningful, journalists try to adapt themselves to their duties to ensure news is more meaningful and factual; (3) news diversity is a concern in presenting news in maintaining the quality of the news, explaining the chronology, paying attention to the relevance of the truth of the information, news written in language that is easy to understand, according to the facts, in favor of the public interest.


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How to Cite

Indrati, I., Sumardjo, Hapsari, D. R., & Fatchiya , A. (2024). Strategy for Improving Competency and Presenting Quality Development News on Indonesian Television Media. Revista De Gestão Social E Ambiental, 18(9), e06249.