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Announcers  (NOC 5231)

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Career Description
Announcers and other broadcasters read the news, sports, weather, and commercial messages, and host entertainment/information programs for broadcast on radio/television. They may specialize in areas such as news, sports, weather or traffic reporting, and present their own material or material prepared by others.

Examples of Titles
Announcer
Broadcaster
Disc Jockey
Disk Jockey
DJ
News Reader
Newscaster
Radio Host/Hostess
Sports Announcer
Sportscaster

Sources
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.

The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.

Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.

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