There were more than 1,700 television stations in the United States as of 2004, and the industry is expected to continue growing through 2012. Television has been the top advertising medium in the U.S. for more than a decade. For potential employees, the field offers a wide variety of jobs ranging from those in front of the camera to behind the scenes to working with high technology or working live in remote locations. Television offers jobs in production, art, writing, advertising, sales, technical areas, public relations, finance, office management, and many other areas.
Career Opportunities in Television and Cable details 100 jobs in this exciting field and provides extensive appendixes of resources and other useful information.
Career profiles include:
- Advertising account executivesales
- Art director
- Casting director
- Chief engineer
- Director of instructional television
- Film/tape/digital librarian
- Sound editor
- and more.