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2121 Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters plan, administer and review activities concerned with producing artistic media, determine artistic policies for performing arts organisations, prepare and present news, sports and other information, and conduct interviews and introduce music, performances and special events on radio and television.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Artistic Directors and Media Producers (excluding Video) require relevant experience in addition to the formal qualification. Radio and Television Presenters require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • managing artistic and media productions to meet quality, cost, and timing specifications
  • formulating and developing organisations' artistic policies and selecting and planning organisations' artistic programs
  • hiring and managing artistic staff
  • controlling the use of media production facilities such as studios and editing equipment, stage and film equipment and rehearsal time
  • directing the formulation of media production strategies, policies and plans
  • introducing programs, music, entertainment items, guests and celebrities
  • preparing and reading news bulletins, making special announcements and providing commentary for sports and other events
  • presenting opinions on sports, politics, and social and economic matters
  • researching, investigating and compiling stories and programs

Occupations:

  • 212111 Artistic Director
  • 212112 Media Producer (excluding Video)
  • 212113 Radio Presenter
  • 212114 Television Presenter

212111 Artistic Director

Determines and oversees implementation of artistic policies for a performing arts organisation such as a theatre company, dance company, music ensemble, festival or venue.

Skill Level: 1

212112 Media Producer (excluding Video)

Plans, administers and reviews activities concerned with publishing, or the production of films, television or radio programs, theatre, music, festivals or other artistic activities.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Executive Producer
  • Film Producer
  • Stage Producer
  • Television Producer

212113 Radio Presenter

Alternative Title:

  • Radio Announcer

Prepares and presents news, sports or other information, conducts interviews, and introduces music, performances and special events on radio. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Disc Jockey (Radio)
  • Talkback Host
  • Tourism Radio Presenter

212114 Television Presenter

Prepares and presents news, sports or other information, conducts interviews, and introduces music, performances and special events on television. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience.

Skill Level: 1