Radio and Television Announcers

Radio and Television Announcers

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.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Attention to Detail * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Self Control * Persistence * Achievement/Effort * Cooperation

Representative Tasks * Study background information to prepare for programs or interviews. * Operate control consoles. * Identify stations, and introduce or close shows, ad-libbing or using memorized or read scripts.



Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Sample Job Titles Anchor, Announcer, Commercial Announcer, DJ (Disc Jockey), Game Show Host, Host, Host/Hostess, Meteorologist, Morning News Anchor, Morning Show Host, Music Journalist, News Anchor, News Broadcaster, Newscaster, On Air Personality, On-Air Personality, On-Air Talent, Program Host, Radio Announcer, Radio Artist, Radio Broadcaster, Radio Disc Jockey (Radio DJ), Radio Host, Radio Performer, Radio Personality, Radio Sportscaster, Radio Television Announcer (Radio TV Announcer), Show Host or Hostess, Sports Analyst, Sports Anchor, Sports Announcer, Sports Broadcaster, Sports Commentator, Sports Director, Sports Journalist, Sportscaster, Talk Show Host, Television Announcer (TV Announcer), Television Host (TV Host), Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor), Television Specialist (TV Specialist), Voice Over Announcer, Weather Anchor, Weather Reporter.