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$2,099 per week
Moderate

Overview

Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters plan, administer and review activities concerned with producing artistic media, determine artistic policies for performing arts organisations, prepare and present news, sports and other information, and conduct interviews and introduce music, performances and special events on radio and television.

Day-to-day

  • 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
  • researching, investigating and compiling stories and programs.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become an Artistic Director, Media Producers & Presenter

  • You need experience in the entertainment industry and proven ability to work as an Artistic Director, Media Producer or Media Presenter. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

    Take a Certificate IV in Screen and Media

    Take a Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

  • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at SkillFinder.com.au

    SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Project Management

  • Social Media Management

  • Art Direction

  • Organisational Skills

  • Video Production

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