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Radio and Television Announcers

Speak on radio or television, presenting news, sports, or music to audiences.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$17.11 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  10.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Gather information for news stories.
  • Interview others for news or entertainment purposes.
  • Perform for recordings.
  • Edit written materials.
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Job Title Examples:

News Anchor

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