2656-Announcers on radio, television and other media

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Announcers on radio, television and other media
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Job Description: 
Announcers on radio, television and other media read news bulletins, conduct interviews, and make other announcements or introductions on radio, television, and in theatres and other establishments or media

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) reading news bulletins and making other announcements on radio or television
  • (b) introducing performing artists or persons being interviewed, and making related announcements on radio, television, or in theatres, night-clubs and other establishments
  • (c) interviewing persons in public, especially on radio and television
  • (d) studying background information in order to prepare for programs or interviews
  • (e) commenting on music and other matters , such as weather or traffic conditions.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Radio announcer
- Television announcer
- News anchor
- Sports announcer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
Journalist- 2642

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