ERIC Number: ED358305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Women on the Job: Careers in the Electronic Media.
American Women in Radio and Television, Inc., Washington, DC.; Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.
This booklet is designed to introduce some of the career possibilities in the electronic media at broadcast stations and cable systems as well as in allied fields such as advertising and the law. It begins by describing the two organizations that designed this booklet: American Women in Radio and Television, Inc., and the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor. Contacts for additional information are provided. Career opportunities are suggested, and education and training for such careers are discussed. Opportunities for persons with physical disabilities are addressed. Suggestions for beginning a career are made, and sources for additional information on careers and employment possibilities are given. General information is provided on as many areas of potential employment (job titles) as possible, but the listings are not all-inclusive and job titles may vary. The listings are divided into these areas: administration, art, engineering, legal, news, personnel, production, programming, promotion, and sales. For each job title, job duties are listed; information on essential or required training, education, or degree may be provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Broadcast Industry, Broadcast Television, Cable Television, Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Exploration, Communications, Disabilities, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Qualifications, Females, Higher Education, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Radio, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Women in Radio and Television, Inc., Washington, DC.; Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.
Note: Update of ED 256 958.