Radio & TV Production & Broadcasting

This area is about producing and broadcasting radio or television programmes.

Studying in this area involves learning to write stories and 'copy', and about production and recording techniques, reviewing and editing.

This area is likely to include learning about historical and contemporary advances in radio and TV technology and the media.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Radio broadcaster
  • TV presenter
  • Advertising copywriter
  • Television or radio executive
  • Programme director
  • Music producer
  • Camera operator
  • Video director
  • Film editor
  • Screenwriter
  • Scriptwriter
  • Sound engineer
  • Sound technician
  • Audio-video equipment technician
  • Studio engineer
  • Station manager
  • Post-production engineer
  • Journalist
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

145% of national
median earnings


Employment

80%
Employed
2%
Unemployed
11%
Further study
7%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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