Radio-Television-Film

ACC’s Radio-Television-Film Program prepares you for a career in creative media with immersive coursework in screen storytelling, creative digital production, and media studies. You’ll get hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art production studio and labs, and learn from faculty made up of experienced industry professionals.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Set up and operate motion picture projection and related sound reproduction equipment.

    Hourly Wage: $11.16

    Currently Employed: 43

    Projections:

    43 people are employed as Motion Picture Projectionists. This number is expected to increase by 2.33% over the next four years.

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  • Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.

    Hourly Wage: $21.47

    Currently Employed: 789

    Projections:

    789 people are employed as Audio and Video Equipment Technicians. This number is expected to increase by 8.62% over the next four years.

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  • Interpret script, conduct rehearsals, and direct activities of cast and technical crew for stage, motion pictures, television, or radio programs.

    Hourly Wage: $23.17

    Currently Employed: 1875

    Projections:

    1875 people are employed as Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio. This number is expected to increase by 8.27% over the next four years.

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  • Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.

    Hourly Wage: $23.17

    Currently Employed: 1875

    Projections:

    1875 people are employed as Technical Directors/Managers. This number is expected to increase by 8.27% over the next four years.

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  • Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.

    Hourly Wage: $21.31

    Currently Employed: 172

    Projections:

    172 people are employed as Radio and Television Announcers. This number is expected to decrease by 8.14% over the next four years.

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  • Make announcements over public address system at sporting or other public events. May act as master of ceremonies or disc jockey at weddings, parties, clubs, or other gathering places.

    Hourly Wage: $15.71

    Currently Employed: 268

    Projections:

    268 people are employed as Public Address System and Other Announcers. This number is expected to increase by 5.6% over the next four years.

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  • Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Control audio equipment to regulate volume level and quality of sound during radio and television broadcasts. Operate transmitter to broadcast radio or television programs.

    Hourly Wage: $14.37

    Currently Employed: 164

    Projections:

    164 people are employed as Broadcast Technicians. This number is expected to increase by 1.83% over the next four years.

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  • Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.

    Hourly Wage: $23.21

    Currently Employed: 225

    Projections:

    225 people are employed as Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture. This number is expected to increase by 9.33% over the next four years.

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  • Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.

    Hourly Wage: $35.87

    Currently Employed: 29

    Projections:

    29 people are employed as Broadcast News Analysts. This number is expected to increase by 3.45% over the next four years.

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  • Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

    Hourly Wage: $26.47

    Currently Employed: 303

    Projections:

    303 people are employed as Film and Video Editors. This number is expected to increase by 15.51% over the next four years.

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