These 6 Qualities You Need To Become a Radio Jockey RJ
With the plummeting demand for engineering and other technical fields, people are now looking for various creative fields to pursue their careers. Radio Jockey a.k.a RJ is one of the most aspiring and demanding fields amongst the youth. Creativity, innovation, the presence of mind, being candid, etc. are required to excel in this field.
Let’s see if you have it in you to become a Radio Jockey? We’ll discuss some points which will help you fulfil your dream.
1. CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION
The most important aspect of being an RJ is to be creative and innovative in your approach. Remember it is not rocket science. You just need to be yourself and constantly evolve as a person. The listeners will be glued to you only if you have your unique style. Think out of the box. Introspect and find that uniqueness in you and you’re ready to roll.
2. AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE
Without excellent content, your creativity will be of no use. You need to update yourself about the recent happenings in your country and the world. Optimum utilization of resources and innovating it to present to the listeners will certainly give an impact. This will also make you and your radio station sound credible and resourceful.
3. COMMAND OVER LANGUAGE
Needless to say, this point is the first thing recruiters will check. You should have a good voice and a good command over the language you are asked to deliver in. The voice should be charming and influential at the same time. You don’t have to fake anything, be spontaneous. Just be yourself and conquer the world through your words.
4. SENSE OF HUMOR
People are attracted to those who have a good sense of humour. As an RJ, your voice should do the magic and your sense of humour will help you achieve this. Jokes, punch-lines and your art of speaking will hold the audience. You should be able to add funny elements in your speech rather than making it boring. Healthy sarcasm will help you steal the audience.
This isn’t the connectivity of your phone but your connectivity with the people. You should be outspoken and connect to people. You should know about the city, people, culture and other aspects so as to connect with the audience you’re delivering to. You should enjoy talking to people and create a bond with them.
6. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
The most important aspect is to have confidence and belief in yourself. You should train yourself to be what you want to pursue. Practice makes a man perfect. Learn about the technical instruments used in the radio stations. Be flexible and adaptable. Practice voice modulation and mimicry. Love to socialize. Learn about people in the city and its heritage.
Be calm and bring the magic in what you speak. Cheers!
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