Becoming a Television Presenter
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Becoming a Television Presenter

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Also known as Commentator (Television), Compere (Television).
Prepares and presents news, sports or other information, conducts interviews, and introduces music, performances and special events on television. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience.
Training time 12 months - 2 years
Average pay $125,358
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 100

What does a Television Presenter do?

  • managing artistic and media productions to meet quality, cost and timing specifications
  • formulating and developing organisations' artistic policies and selecting and planning organisations' artistic programs
  • hiring and managing artistic staff
  • controlling the use of media production facilities such as studios and editing equipment, stage and film equipment and rehearsal time
  • directing the formulation of media production strategies, policies and plans
  • introducing programs, music, entertainment items, guests and celebrities
  • preparing and reading news bulletins, making special announcements and providing commentary for sports and other events
  • presenting opinions on sports, politics, and social and economic matters

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