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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      Script Editor
      Script Co-ordinator

Edits and supervises the preparation of script material for radio, television, stage or film productions.

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 of personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Tasks Include:
  • reviews and assesses stories and other material for radio, television, stage or film productions
  • recommends or advises on the purchase of material submitted by freelance writers
  • edits material to ensure conformity with company policy
  • directs the preparation of scripts to be read by announcers to introduce and connect parts of musical, news, sports or special events programs

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