Radio & Television Announcers
Anchor, Announcer, News Anchor, Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor)
see titles from the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, or Navy.
Broadcast Journalist; Broadcast Journalist Apprentice; Broadcast Journalist Craftsman; Broadcast Journalist Helper; Broadcast Journalist Journeyman
Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist
Combat Mass Communicator
Mass Communications; Mass Communications Specialist
What they do:
Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May 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
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- 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:
Music or sound editing software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
- Audion Laboratories VoxPro
Word processing software
- Burli Software Burli Newsroom System
- Microsoft Word
Data base user interface and query software
- Database software
- Program logging software