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Announcers and other broadcasters read news, sports, weather, commercial and public service messages and host entertainment and information programs for broadcast on radio or television. They are primarily employed by radio and television stations and networks and by commercial firms that produce advertisements for radio or television.
announcer, broadcaster, disc jockey – broadcast, news reader, radio host/hostess, sports announcer, talk show host/hostess, television host/hostess, traffic reporter, weather reporter.
- Select and introduce music, videos and other entertainment material for broadcast and make commercial and public service announcements
- Act as host/hostess or master of ceremonies, introduce and interview guests and conduct proceedings of shows or programs
- Read news, sports and weather for radio and television
- Report on weather conditions using information provided by weather forecasting services
- Report on traffic conditions by maintaining contact with external sources of information or by observing traffic from air or land vehicle
- May present own material or material prepared by others.
Barrie, Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener, Orillia, Waterloo, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Collingwood, Innisfil, Midland, New Hamburg, New Tecumseth, Orangeville, Penetanguishene, Port McNicoll, Shelburne, Alliston, Ayr, Beeton, Buena Vista Park, Cardwell, Cookstown, Cumberland Beach, Elmira, Elmvale, Purple Hill, Rockcut, Rockwood, Starrview Acres, St. Jacobs, Tottenham
Outlook & Prospects for Announcers and Other Broadcasters in Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||N/A||N/A|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- June 2014 | (PDF, 660 KB)
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- January 2014 | (PDF, 721 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 700 KB) new
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- January 2013 | (PDF, 500 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 313 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
- Video game developer Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.'s $543M investment will create 800 jobs in Ontario by 2020
- WIND Mobile opened two new locations in Brantford, a store at 84 Dalhousie St. and a standalone kiosk in Lynden Park Mall
- Ontera, a telecommunications division of Ontario Northland Transportation Commission, will lay off 40 employees over the next two years. Employees in North Bay, Timmins, Cochrane, New Liskeard and Sudbury will be affected.
- Toronto's The Grid magazine, owned by Torstar Corporation, ceased publication in July, resulting in the loss of up to 22 jobs
- Bell Media plans to cut up to 120 jobs across its Toronto television operations this summer
- The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation plans to cut an additional 1,000 to 1,500 jobs by 2020 as it moves towards digital and mobile services. The number of positions impacted in Ontario is currently not known.
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