How Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys stay on track

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Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys hourly rate: $17,68

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What is the job of the Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio, television, or other communications media. May play and queue music, announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.

Key tasks of the Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

  • Operate control consoles.

  • Record commercials for later broadcast.
  • Announce musical selections, station breaks, commercials, or public service information, and accept requests from listening audience.
  • Study background information to prepare for programs or interviews.
  • Read news flashes to inform audiences of important events.
  • Identify stations, and introduce or close shows, ad-libbing or using memorized or read scripts.
  • Prepare and deliver news, sports, or weather reports, gathering and rewriting material so that it will convey required information and fit specific time slots.
  • Select program content, in conjunction with producers and assistants, based on factors such as program specialties, audience tastes, or requests from the public.
  • Comment on music and other matters, such as weather or traffic conditions.
  • Develop story lines for broadcasts.
  • Discuss various topics over the telephone with viewers or listeners.
  • Interview show guests about their lives, their work, or topics of current interest.
  • Provide commentary and conduct interviews during sporting events, parades, conventions, or other events.
  • Make promotional appearances at public or private events to represent their employers.
  • Host civic, charitable, or promotional events that are broadcast over television or radio.
  • Attend press conferences to gather information for broadcast.

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What other tasks a Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys may have

  • Write and edit video and scripts for broadcasts.

  • Maintain organization of the music library.
  • Locate guests to appear on talk or interview shows.
  • Keep daily program logs to provide information on all elements aired during broadcast, such as musical selections and station promotions.
  • Give network cues permitting selected stations to receive programs.
  • Coordinate games, contests, or other on-air competitions, performing such duties as asking questions and awarding prizes.
  • Moderate panels or discussion shows on topics such as current affairs, art, or education.
  • Describe or demonstrate products that viewers may purchase through specific shows or in stores.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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