How do I get a job at a TV, radio or news station?
Im interesting in pursing a job at a TV, radio or a news station. I currently have a job as a warehouse worker and Im so sick of it. In the meantime, I studying to get my CCNA (in the IT field), but I also have an big interest in the TV/radio field. I took a 1 year of media technology in school and 4 semesters of TV production at a local community college. And Ive been volunteering for the TV/audio department at my church (which is pretty large and well-known around the world) for almost two years now. Im not trying to be a news reporter, radio personality or a executive-level employee but rather someone who works behind scenes. I wish I could go to a technical school or a get a Bachleors Degree in Communications, but I simply cant afford to because Im in so much debt right now. I would love to work in that type of environment though. Please help.
Asked By: Carolyn L - 9/3/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Speak to the organization and see if you get your foot in the door as anything. I know 2 friends who worked as custodians and are not working in good positions on the stations... More
Answered By: Celebrate - 9/4/2007
Additional Answers (2)
you apply directly at the station you wish to work for, and then apply for internship because most stations either tv or radio will give you internship program a way to get in...
Answered By: DC - 9/3/2007
My dad works for FOX and he has a degree in engineering. His job is to keep the TV station running 24/7. He started out on a local news station and climbed his way up. I would get a degree in engineering I suppose, but it is VERY important that you have a the ability to do something, because the TV business is not as... More
Answered By: Kenzie - 9/3/2007
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
(89) Local Jobs Paying $19-$97 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
$47/hour Part-Time Job Openings. Requirements: Must Have Computer.
Legitimate Survey for CASH.Extra Money for You.Join Here!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.