Radio Presenter

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in any communication or any discipline

Preferred relevantworkexperience

The tasks a Disc Jockey is expected to perform include: Announcing musical selections of radio programme

Playing phonography or tape recording in a radio programme Commenting on various topics of music, weather, time, traffic, etc. Interviewing music personalities and audiences who call for special request

Writing entries about the selection of music aired during the programme

Detailed knowledge of music Knowledge of the broadcasting techniques

Working knowledge of the broadcasting equipment like voice processor, modulation monitor, etc.Knowledge of the audience?s taste in music

Will be updated

Clear diction


Decision-making skills

Excellent presence of mind

Excellent people skills

Empathetic Patient

Self-confidence Lively personality

It is mostly a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards like fatigue, stress, strain on the vocal cords, lethargy, etc.

Will be updated

Overview of Film and Television Sector in India

The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.

The 21st C entury is the age of Information, Communication and Entertainment (ICE). Mass media i.e. radio, T.V, films, advertisement, news media, newspaper and magazines, has vital role to play in the development of any country and has created numerous job opportunities as well. The advent of new-age radio shows and stations and a sudden increase in the audience who listen to radio in the last decade, has led to an increase in vacancies for Radio Presenters. All these factors put together are only going to increase the job opportunities for a Disc Jockey in India.

Radio stations

Cities across India