Broadcast Careers

Careers in broadcasting can be exciting, unique and rewarding. As with all forms of business, broadcasters seek to recruit qualified individuals who want to learn and grow with the changes of the industry.

Following are some general descriptions for jobs in radio and jobs in television. Remember that each station is unique in its staff structure, and no two stations are organized in the same fashion. The size of a station and of the market it serves often dictate the number and types of jobs available.



ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

ASSIGNMENT EDITOR

BUSINESS MANAGER

CHIEF ENGINEER

COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIRECTOR

CONTINUITY WRITER

COPY WRITER

DIRECTOR

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

GENERAL MANAGER

GENERAL SALES MANAGER

GRAPHIC ARTIST

MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

MASTER CONTROL/VIDEOTAPE ENGINEER

MUSIC DIRECTOR

NEWS ANCHOR

NEWS DIRECTOR

NEWS REPORTERS

NEWS WRITER

ON AIR ANNOUNCER

OPERATIONS MANAGER

PRODUCER

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

PRODUCTION MANAGER

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR

RECEPTIONIST

SALES ASSISTANT

SPORTS DIRECTOR

STATION MANAGER

STUDIO ENGINEERS

TRAFFIC DIRECTOR

VIDEO EDITOR