Announcers

(NOC 5231)
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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 Diploma
Journalism and Creative Writing (B.A.) Bachelor
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Foundational Programs Certificate
Journalism Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma; Advanced
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism and Humanities Bachelor; Honours
Journalism Bachelor; Honours
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Lakehead University - Orillia
Orillia, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Media, Film and Communications Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Announcers make?

Low:
$33,800
Average:
$56,160
High:
$84,531

Job openings for Announcers

Job Seekers:
4,600
Job Openings:
4,000