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Radio and Television Announcers

Job Information

Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.


  • Competition for announcer jobs will continue to be keen.
  • Jobs at small stations usually have low pay, but offer the best opportunities for inexperienced announcers.
  • Applicants who have completed internships or have related work experience, and those with more advanced computer skills, may have an advantage in the job market.
  • Employment is projected to decline slowly.


Personality I'm creative
Salary $27,280/yr ($13.64/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors