1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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MEDIA PRESENTERS prepare and present news, sports and other information, conduct interviews and introduce music, performances and special events on radio or television.

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

Tasks Include:

  • introducing programs, music, entertainment items, guests or celebrities
  • preparing and reading news bulletins, making special announcements and providing commentary for sports and other events
  • presenting opinions on sports, politics, social or economic matters
  • researching, investigating and compiling stories and program packages
  • monitoring incoming information, liaising with network Editors, Journalists, Media Producers and Directors, Graphic Designers, other program departments and outside news and program sources
  • assisting in the development of news and program policies and the presentation and style of bulletins and programs


This section contains the following subsection :
              2539-11 Radio Presenter
              2539-13 Television Presenter

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