1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2539-11

      Radio Presenter
      Radio Announcer

Prepares and presents news, sports and other information, conducts interviews and introduces music, performances or special events on radio.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Tasks Include:
  • introduces programs, music, entertainment items, guests or celebrities
  • prepares and reads news bulletins and makes special announcements
  • provides commentary for sports and other events
  • adjusts production equipment and plays music and advertisements
  • presents opinions on sports, politics, social or economic matters
  • reads advertisements or introduces and announces sponsored items
  • may announce or commentate at sporting or special events, or introduce entertainment such as live or recorded music at entertainment venues

Specialisations:
Disc Jockey

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