careers in Broadcasting

There're plenty of opportunities in front and  behind the mic.

CHIEF ENGINEER

WHAT THEY DO: The chief engineer is responsible for the technology necessary to put the station's broadcast on the air. The engineering staff works to maintain broadcasting capabilities and provide quick solutions to problems that may arise with the transmitter, tower, satellite receiver and other related equipment. The chief engineer is the head of the technical staff.

REQUIREMENTS: More often than not, a technical background, including education is required for this position. The Society of Broadcast Engineers offer classes and certification programs that would suffice for many engineering positions.

NEWS ANCHOR

WHAT THEY DO: News anchors are the most visible members of the news staff. These are the people that appear as the "up front" personalities on local newscasts. Ideally, the news anchor is a complete journalist, familiar with reporting, on-scene live coverage and skilled at writing, and in some cases, producing news packages.

REQUIREMENTS: While a degree in Mass Communications may not be specifically required to get your foot in the door at a station, a degree in broadcast journalism with serve you well to move toward an anchor position. You MUST have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

GRAPHIC ARTIST

WHAT THEY DO: Supports all production activities. Computer skills are particularly valuable, as is a background in art and design and radio-television production.

REQUIREMENTS: People hired in the Creative Services department usually have Bachelor of Arts degrees. Common majors include English, Communications, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts and. All possess excellent English and grammar skills.

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Business Administrator

Available in Lafayette
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Plan, direct, coordinate or liaise one or more administrative services of the business unit, such as records and information management, reports and accounts payable, facilitie...

Electronics Technician

Available in East Peoria
WEEK/HOI in East Peoria, IL is looking for an Electronics Engineer.

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