Communications ยป Media

Broadcaster (TV or Radio)

Description

Broadcasters within agriculture are journalists who specialise in reporting or hosting programs on TV and radio stations. Their job is to research and gather information from a range of different sources before producing a story or report. They can also interview people of interest, facilitate debates as part of their stories, and at times, use their views and opinions to act as an ambassador or ‘expert voice’ on certain topics.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Arts (Communications)
Compulsory
Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)
Compulsory
Bachelor of Journalism
Compulsory
Bachelor of Agribusiness
Compulsory
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Compulsory
Broadcaster / Reporter
Senior Broadcaster / Senior Reporter
Producer
Executive Producer / Station Manager

Activities

  • Source new relevant to the grains industry from media releases and other avenues to share with viewers and listeners
  • Report on news or stories of interest for specific audiences and programs and carry out interviews on location or in the studio
  • Assist with designing network programming and content
  • Relate agriculture to an everyday audience

Locations

  • Broadcasting companies
  • City and Country
Education opportunities
Job opportunities