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Within the television and radio sectors you could be looking at a wide range of occupations. Prospects has a useful list of job profiles each containing relevant information about key responsibilities, skill requirements, starting salaries, entry requirements and career prospects with links to major employers and current graduate vacancies.


Potential job roles 

Job roles in this sector include:

Keep up-to-date with the industry

As part of your job-hunting strategy you will need to keep up to date on developments in this sector and keep track of any vacancies that are coming up. Below are some key resources to help you research opportunities available. The knowledge gained through your research may help you to target your applications and will help when preparing for interviews.

  • The Radio Academy – A social and business network uniting the UK radio industry; as a careers knowledge bank providing job profiles as well as advice and information on starting a career in radio
  • Broadcast – Broadcast provides the latest industry news for the broadcast sector including features on commissioning, production and ratings data
  • – A full directory of radio, television, magazines and newspapers in the world, with industry news, jobs, discussion, information and analysis
  • ScreenSkills – Industry body which supports skills and training for people working in the creative industries and advertises vacancies in film, TV and related industries.

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