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Announcers in radio and television perform a variety of tasks on and off the air. They announce station program information, such as program schedules and station breaks for commercials, or public service information, and they introduce and close programs. Announcers read prepared scripts or ad lib commentary on the air, as they present news, sports, the weather, time, and commercials. If a written script is required, they may do the research and writing. Announcers also interview guests and moderate panels or discussions. Some provide commentary for the audience during sporting events, at parades, and on other occasions. Announcers often are well known to radio and television audiences and may make promotional appearances and do remote broadcasts for their stations... read more about careers in broadcasting

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators set up, operate, and maintain a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment involved in almost any radio or television broadcast, concert, play, musical recording, television show, or movie. With such a range of work, there are many specialized occupations within the field. .. read more about Broadcast and sound engineers

CSB School of Broadcasting -- Edinformatics Select

Work side-by-side with the same radio DJ who helps get you through your morning commute, or reading a teleprompter alongside a local celebrity news anchor. CSB uses the Learn By Doing® approach which means that you'll learn in a live TV and radio studio environment on modern, professional equipment - something that employers notice right away. You'll start learning the fundamentals of broadcasting from faculty members who've been there and know exactly how to prepare you for real-life situations. You'll be expected to complete class assignments and to start developing your professional skills in our studios and production suites. CSB's curriculum covers every aspect of broadcasting so that while you learn, you can start deciding which aspect of the business you'd like to pursue. CSB School of Broadcasting promises such great results because every student gets an amazing level of attention. The student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 5:1. You'll get the guidance you need to become a success.

And if you ever decide you'd like to try something new and need to come back for additional training, you'll always have access to CSB'sfaculty, facilities and technology. This includes lifetime use of CSB studios - any studio - at any of their numerous campus locations in the U.S.

CAMPUS LOCATIONS: * Arlington VA * Atlanta Metro (Dunwoody) * Atlanta Metro (Lawrenceville/Duluth) * Austin * Boston * Charlotte * Chicago (Downers Grove) * Chicago (laSalle Downtown) * Columbia * Dallas * Denver * Hartford (Farmington) * Houston * Las Vegas * Long Island (Westbury) * Los Angeles Metro (Pomona) * Los Angeles Metro (Universal City) * Miami (Doral) * Nashville * New Haven (Stratford) * NYC Metro (Hasbrouck Heights) * Orlando * Palm Beach * Philly Metro (Cherry Hill) * Pittsburgh * Tampa

Programs Offered * Advanced Audio Production * Audio Production Techniques * Broadcast Journalism * Broadcast Studio Operations * Introduction to Broadcasting * Radio and Television Performing/Commercial Interpretation * Radio and Television Sports * Speech Training * Video Production * Video Production Non-Linear


Five Towns College -- Dix Hills, NY

Five Towns College orchestrates a lifelong pursuit of learning that fosters a commitment to ethical, intellectual, and social values. Dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and scholarship, the College celebrates the worlds of music, media, business, teaching, the performing arts, and the entertainment industry.


The College awards the degrees of: Master of Music (Mus.M.), Bachelor of Music (Mus.B.), Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.), Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.).


Five Towns College

Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts

The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts provides graduates with a formal education in TV and radio broadcasting and audio/video technology. Hands-on experience is gained while working with industry professionals and instructors, on state-of-the-art equipment. The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts provides its students with the same types of experiences they will encounter in on-the-job situations. These experiences become the practical foundation on which a student can build his or her career.

Careers in Radio Broadcasting -- Video Production -- Audio Technology and Electronics and Communications


Metal Works Institute of Sound and Music Production -- Ontario

Metalworks Institute prepares students for lifelong learning and leadership roles in the entertainment industry through innovative instruction techniques and exceptional learning resources. The Institute fosters investigation, research and creative professional activity by uniting faculty and students in the acquisition and application of technical, artistic and business knowledge in a qualified environment.

Metal Works Institute of Sound and Music Production

Madison Media Institute: A Recording Studio, Video Editing, Graphic Design, and Media Systems College

Madison Media Institute students gain hands-on experience in our studios every day. As the only digital arts college in Wisconsin offering a Recording and Music Technology degree, our recording and video production training studios are professionally equipped for HD (High Definition) production.

Madison Media Institute graduates become videographers, web designers, 3D animators, music producers, sound engineers or one of the many other exciting professions in the entertainment and media field. Madison Media Institute is the digital arts college of choice for students that have a passion for music, video, film, video games, graphic design, web design, or other elements of the entertainment industry.

Madison Media Institute


National College -- Radio and Television Broadcasting -- Lexington Kentucky

A wide variety of career opportunities are available at radio and TV stations, recording and production facilities, and even cable TV Public Access studios. Technical skill is needed in operating electronic equipment, and creative ability is helpful in writing, producing and speaking. Positions generally fall into one of three categories: Programming/Production, Sales, and Management.

National College - Lexington

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