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Radio / Television Announcer

108

Statewide
Job Postings
271st

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
990

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$9.02 - $19.11

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$10.02 - $23.52

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Radio / Television Announcer - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 108 job postings for the occupation of Radio / Television Announcer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Radio / Television Announcer. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

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What Radio / Television Announcer 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.

Common Job Activities:

  • Operate control consoles.
  • Record commercials for later broadcast.
  • Announce musical selections, station breaks, commercials, or public service information, and accept requests from listening audience.
  • Read news flashes to inform audiences of important events.
  • Study background information to prepare for programs or interviews.
  • Identify stations, and introduce or close shows, ad-libbing or using memorized or read scripts.
  • Prepare and deliver news, sports, or weather reports, gathering and rewriting material so that it will convey required information and fit specific time slots.
  • Select program content, in conjunction with producers and assistants, based on factors such as program specialties, audience tastes, or requests from the public.
  • Write and edit video and scripts for broadcasts.
  • Develop story lines for broadcasts.
  • Comment on music and other matters, such as weather or traffic conditions.
  • Maintain organization of the music library.
  • Keep daily program logs to provide information on all elements aired during broadcast, such as musical selections and station promotions.
  • Locate guests to appear on talk or interview shows.
  • Discuss various topics over the telephone with viewers or listeners.
  • Give network cues permitting selected stations to receive programs.
  • Coordinate games, contests, or other on-air competitions, performing such duties as asking questions and awarding prizes.
  • Interview show guests about their lives, their work, or topics of current interest.
  • Provide commentary and conduct interviews during sporting events, parades, conventions, or other events.
  • Make promotional appearances at public or private events to represent their employers.
  • Host civic, charitable, or promotional events that are broadcast over television or radio.
  • Attend press conferences to gather information for broadcast.
  • Moderate panels or discussion shows on topics such as current affairs, art, or education.
  • Describe or demonstrate products that viewers may purchase through specific shows or in stores.

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