Broadcast Announcers & Radio Disc Jockeys
Anchor, Announcer, News Anchor, Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor)
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Public Affairs; Public Affairs Apprentice; Public Affairs Craftsman; Public Affairs Helper; Public Affairs Journeyman
Public Affairs Mass Communication Specialist
Public Affairs Specialist; Public Information Specialty
Communication Strategy and Operations Chief
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What they do:Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio, television, or other communications media. May play and queue music, announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.
On the job, you would:
- Operate control consoles.
- Record commercials for later broadcast.
- Announce musical selections, station breaks, commercials, or public service information, and accept requests from listening audience.
Arts and Humanities
- English language
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- customer service
- talking to others
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
- create new and original ideas
- come up with lots of ideas
- pay attention to something without being distracted
- do two or more things at the same time
- remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps
People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
You might use software like this on the job:
Word processing software
- Burli Software Burli Newsroom System
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft PowerPoint
Music or sound editing software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
- Audion Laboratories VoxPro
Education: (rated 4 of 5)
Get started on your career:
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Local Salary Info
- Media Programming Directors
- Media Technical Directors/Managers
- News Analysts, Reporters, & Journalists
- Producers & Directors
- Public Relations Specialists
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