The average salary for an On-Air Talent with Production Support skills is $35,000.
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Job Description for On-Air Talent
On-air talents are responsible for the daily broadcasting of a television or radio station to which they're assigned, and their work focuses on engaging the listening or viewing audience in a creative and engaging manner while maintaining FCC compliance for content. On-air talents are also responsible for ensuring that any contests or promotions are implemented properly and performing checks of various logs during their shifts, such as commercials or music; they are also responsible for ensurin…Read more
On-Air Talent Tasks
- Host broadcast events, drawing out participants and selecting appropriate questions.
- Respond to email and telephone inquiries and attend events.
- Research, document, produce, and follow up about proposed and completed stories.
- Keep conversations on point and within brand standards.
- Interact with a variety of audiences, participants, and staff to produce clear storylines.
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Popular Skills for On-Air Talent
Social Media Marketing
Web Content Management
Skills in Broadcast Programming, Public Speaking, Social Media Marketing, Web Content Management and Blogging are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for On-Air Talent
An early career On-Air Talent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,500 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,568.
Years of Experience
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