Broadcasting is a fast-paced and dynamic industry that is continually changing. Careers in broadcasting can be exciting, unique and rewarding. As with all businesses, broadcasters seek to recruit qualified individuals who want to learn and grow with changes in the industry.
Television is one of our most important means of communication. It brings pictures and sound from around the world into millions of homes, providing a steady stream of programs designed to inform and entertain. Because of its popularity, television continues to be an important influence on our culture, including how people spend their time and money and what they see and learn.
Radio is still a very important means of communicating, enabling people to send data, sound, codes and other signals to all parts of the world. It also is a primary source of entertainment and news. The most widespread and familiar use of radio is broadcasting. Typical broadcasts feature music, news, discussions and interviews, live sporting events and advertising.
HOW DO I GET MY FIRST JOB IN BROADCASTING?
- While in college, get involved with your college radio/television station or newspaper. Take courses that will give you a background in one of the job-specific knowledge areas listed below.
Jobs in Radio
Jobs in Television
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