Disc Jockeys

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What they do:
Play prerecorded music for live audiences at venues or events such as clubs, parties, or wedding receptions. May use techniques such as mixing, cutting, or sampling to manipulate recordings. May also perform as emcee (master of ceremonies).
On the job, you would:
  • Accept music requests from event guests.
  • Adhere to schedules to keep events running on time.
  • Advertise services using media such as internet advertising and brochures.


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People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Music or sound editing software

  • Adobe Audition
  • Audion Laboratories VoxPro

Word processing software

  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology


Education: (rated 2 of 5)

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