ISBN-10:
0816050880
ISBN-13:
9780816050888
Pub. Date:
05/28/2004
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Career Opportunities in Radio

Career Opportunities in Radio

by Shelly Field

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816050888
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Series: Career Opportunities Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Forewordv
Acknowledgmentsvi
How to Use This Bookvii
Introductionix
On-Air Careers
On-Air Personality/Disc Jockey2
Announcer5
Talk Show Host7
Careers in Radio News
News Director10
Assistant News Director13
Assignment Editor16
News Reporter18
News Writer21
News Producer23
Business Reporter26
Weather Reporter29
Meteorologist31
Entertainment Reporter33
Traffic Reporter36
Careers in Radio Sports
Sports Director40
Assistant Sports Director43
Sportscaster46
Sports Talk Show Host49
Color Commentator52
Sports Producer54
Sportswriter57
Sales and Support
Advertising Sales Manager60
Regional Sales Manager63
National Sales Manager66
Advertising Account Representative69
Advertising Copywriter72
Advertising Sales Assistant74
Station Management and Administration
General Manager78
Office Manager81
Administrative Assistant83
Human Resources Manager86
Compensation and Benefits Manager88
Payroll Clerk90
Billing Manager92
Receptionist94
Secretary96
Bookkeeper98
Billing Specialist100
Intern102
Marketing, Public Relations, Community Relations, and Special Events
Marketing Director106
Marketing Assistant108
Public Affairs Director111
Public Relations Director113
Assistant Director of Public Relations115
Publicist118
Public Relations Assistant120
Community Relations Director122
Community Relations Assistant124
Traffic
Traffic Manager128
Assistant Traffic Manager130
Traffic Assistant132
Engineering
Chief Engineer136
Studio Engineer139
Production and Program
Program Director142
Programming Assistant144
Music Director147
Producer, Radio Show149
Producer, Radio Talk Show152
Guest Coordinator155
Music Librarian158
Promotion
Promotion Director162
Assistant Promotion Director165
Promotion Assistant167
Public Radio
Director of Fund-raising and Development170
Assistant Director of Fund-raising and Development173
Director of Corporate Sponsorship176
Publication Manager179
Newsletter Editor182
Radio Station Websites
Webmaster186
Website Marketing Manager189
Website Content Producer192
Website Graphic Designer195
Advertising Sales Representative--Radio Station Website198
Appendixes
I.Degree Programs202
A.Colleges and Universities Offering Majors in Broadcasting202
B.Colleges and Universities Offering Majors in Public Relations209
C.Colleges and Universities Offering Majors in Advertising215
II.Trade Associations, Unions, and Other Organizations220
III.Radio Stations228
IV.Network and Media Group On-line Job Banks306
V.Radio Career Websites307
VI.State Associations of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)308
Glossary309
Bibliography311
Index321
About the Author326

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