(NOC 5231)

What do Announcers do?

Announcers and other broadcasters read news, sports, weather, commercial and public service messages and host entertainment and information programs for broadcast on radio or television.

How to become: Announcers

  • Completion of a college radio or television arts program is usually required.
  • Practical training, such as work at a college radio station, may be required.
  • Talent and ability, as demonstrated during an audition, are important hiring criteria.
  • Membership in a guild or union related to the occupation or type of performance may be required.

Where to study for a career as: Announcers

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism and Creative Writing (B.A.) Bachelor
Journalism and Creative Writing Diploma
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Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Broadcasting - Radio and Contemporary Media Diploma
Journalism - Mass Media Diploma; University Transfer; Advanced
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma; Advanced
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The University of Queensland
Brisbane, AU

Related Program(s):
Journalism Bachelor
Journalism and Mass Communication Bachelor
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Bachelor
Journalism and Humanities Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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