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Radio Jockey: A Fun Career to Make in Entertainment Industry

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Radio Jockey: A Fun Career to Make in Entertainment Industry

Radio Jockey: A Fun Career to Make in Entertainment Industry

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Radio jockeys, earlier known as radio announcers, are hosts of different radio shows. A radio jockey communicates with listeners via phone, SMS, or any other communication medium and keeps all of them engaged with melodic songs, the art of using words, news, or other content. A radio jockey also gets the opportunity to interview celebrities based on their skills.

If you have a good voice and interested in making a career as a radio jockey read on.

Courses for Radio Jockey

A radio jockey is a profession and thus, you need to pursue a Radio Jockey Course in Ahmedabad or from the nearest city to you. There are some courses, which can be joined after twelve, and some need you to hold a graduate degree. Some of the most popular courses for radio jockey career are as below:

· Certificate Course in Radio Jockeying (CRJ)

· Diploma in Radio Programming and Broadcast Management (DRPM)

· Post Graduation Diploma in Radio and Broadcast Management (PGDRBM)

· Diploma in Radio Production and Radio Jockeying (DRJ)

Required Skills to Become a Successful Radio Jockey

Similar to any other profession, you need to have certain skills to become a successful radio jockey.

· Good voice

· Excellent presence of mind

· Command over language

· Mass communication skills

· Friendly and happy nature

· Positive attitude

· Clear diction

· Accurate pronunciation

· Research and learning attitude and

· Degree, diploma, or certificate course pass-out from a Radio Journalism Institute

These are the skills you should have or you can also learn and cultivate while pursuing a Radio Jockey Course in Ahmedabad.

Types of Radio Jockeys

While we listen to radio programs, all radio jockeys seem the same, but there are also different types of a radio jockey and based on your personal interest, you can choose to make a career in any of these categories:

· Sports talk radio jockey

· AM/FM radio jockey

· Satellite radio jockey

· Talk radio jockey

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Job Opportunities

After completion of the selected Radio Jockey Course in Ahmedabad or your city, you can get a job in the private or government sector. For example, all India radio has state-wise channels in India and you can join any of them to join a government channel. If you look at the private sector, there are ample radio stations to join in such as:

· Red FM

· Radio Mirchi

· Times FM

· Radio Mid-day

· Big FM

· Radio Star

· Radio One

· Radio Wani

· And local radio channels in each city

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Salary Package

The starting salary of a radio jockey is around 10,000 Rs/Month. Moreover, there are some health benefits and additional perks such as event passes, movie tickets, etc. in addition to the salary. As the popularity of a radio jockey increases, the salary also increases based on popularity.


11 Aug 2020

Post by : NIMCJ