The future is very promising for any who desire entertainment industry jobs. This field comprises professionals in the area of television, film and video. It also includes radio broadcasting, music or recording and theater. Here is a look at these broad areas that hold such promise.
Television Film and Video
Jobs in television, film and video are very diverse today. Most recently, there has been an interesting trend arising in the amount of “Reality TV,” which is a genre that uses ordinary people in situations that arise naturally. People have found this genre of television quite entertaining. The full casts and crew necessary to create these productions including anchors, hosts, actors and producers has afforded the opportunity for many new entertainment industry jobs in recent years.
Radio is a wonderful way to reach and impact upon a large audience. In radio there are a variety of positions available from programming, engineering, promotion, management and sales as well as on-air positions. There is sports broadcasting and even online radio as well. All of these and more offer good opportunities to the recent college graduate.
Music or Recording
Yet another very vast field with entertainment industry jobs for individuals of all personalities and talents, music and recording is potentially very lucrative. Average salary for a music producer is $45,000 but the potential highest salary is one million. Therefore, a person in the music or recording industry can live a normal salaried lifestyle but has the potential or chance to go very high financially. This high potential lifestyle has become the dream of many.
Theater uses stagecraft and fine arts actors to present the emotions of story through acting. There are many entertainment industry job opportunities in theater in the areas of costumes, sound, management, sets and props. These again are broad areas which utilize individuals of differing talents and competencies. All come together for the pleasure of creating a truly great production that moves an appreciative audience.
It is often useful to begin a job search for entertainment industry jobs in temporary placement agencies. Also helpful are well-positioned internships. The above four broad categories of entertainment professionals are competitive fields. The two strategies of temporary agencies and internships can be the beginning for an entertainment professional and can help to solidify their finances as they go through the necessary job application process to find the perfect entertainment industry jobs.