Television Stations & Broadcasting Co
Television stations and broadcasting companies offer many services for their customers, not the least of which is programming. The channels may be local, independent, public, regional, or national, but they all provide a network of offerings. These offerings can involve lineups for sports, weather, news, and entertainment.
From company representatives to repair technicians to online assistants, many professionals work within this industry to bring programming to customers in various areas. Services can include live broadcasts, radio access, Internet, and other communications. Television stations and their affiliates often have their own entire staff working behind the cameras as well as in front. Weather people, newscasters, researchers, fact checkers, and more all contribute to the overall production of a television station. Broadcasting companies can consist of front desk receptionists, managers, and sales associates, whose job it is to sell the station's services.
Related sub categories can include cable television companies, satellite dish providers, Internet providers, and television program producers. Specific offerings vary by frequency, region, and other components.
People working in this business should be personable, and willing to help the consumer with any and all needs. Backgrounds in production, management, and wireless broadcasting are all helpful. Depending on the position, schooling may be required. Experience in this field is necessary, whether through internships, on-the-job training, or courses.
It takes a lot of people and expertise to run a broadcasting company and a television and/or radio station. All professionals should work together to provide the best channels, programming, reception, and networks possible for viewers.