Agriculture Broadcasters use audio and visual media, such as television and radio, to report on topics of interest to farms and agribusinesses. This could be on national or regional platforms, such as radio stations, TV stations, and podcasts. This type of job will research topics, write stories and scripts, and present information to audience members.
Types of Responsibilities
- Produce and voice agricultural programs and segments
- Determine editorial content
- Plan and organization content
- Research agricultural topics
- Gather and prepare news and information related to agriculture
- Write scripts and stories
- Conduct interviews with key people in agriculture on location or in a studio
- Put together advertisements
- Shoot video footage
Salary and Job Outlook
The national average salary for an agriculture broadcaster is $52,522 per year. This occupation is projected to grow 6 percent from 2020 to 2030.
How to Become an Agriculture Broadcaster
The minimum education required to become a broadcaster is a bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or broadcasting. Having experience in the agriculture industry is also needed to be able to relate to the agriculture audience.
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