Announcers

(NOC 5231)
+20.49%
 

Requirement

In general, you need a high school diploma.

You usually have to demonstrate your talent and ability at auditions.

To be an announcer or other broadcaster, you usually need a college radio or television arts diploma and may require training/experience. Announcers need specialized voice training.

Many performers acquire their training under the guidance of another performer.

You may need to be a member of a related guild or union.

Many recent entrants have a community college diploma.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate

Useful Experience/Skills

Current affairs knowledge
Presenting
Entertainment

Useful Secondary School Subjects

English
French
Drama

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Bachelor
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Bachelor
Journalism Bachelor; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Bachelor
Journalism Bachelor; Co-op
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Modified on May 10, 2012