WHAT THEY DO: This person develops and organizes local programs and is responsible for scripting, story development, booking of guests and overseeing field production and editing.
REQUIREMENTS: Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task are essential for any TV producer.
WHAT THEY DO: A sales assistant offers support to the sales staff and managers by handling much of the office work, including drafting proposals, which allows the sales staff to focus on meeting with clients and developing business.
REQUIREMENTS: Many stations are willing to train their entry-level support staff. Nonetheless, candidates should have completed high school, have office experience and be well-organized.
WHAT THEY DO: Operations managers are key players at any station. They ensure a business runs efficiently and in compliance with all pertinent rules and regulations. This is a senior-level staffer whose job is to make sure the business runs as smoothly as possible.
REQUIREMENTS: This is not an entry-level position and requires a good deal of broadcast experience, knowledge of station opoerations and higher education.