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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
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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
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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
 
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