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Despite working in this industry since 1964, I love it. If you start hating it, you should leave.
She is loud, witty, bubbly and makes you laugh out in stitches. One of the country’s foremost female personalities, Joanne Kam Poh Poh needs no introduction. A comedienne and entertainer, she is best known for her stint as a radio announcer with Malaysia’s only women-centric radio station, Capital FM.
Announcers often are well known to radio and television audiences and may make promotional appearances and do remote broadcasts for their stations.
Being an announcer for radio or television can be a rewarding career. It is a job that is considered to be in the field of Mass Communications or Journalism. You can choose to either find a job at a local radio station and stay there, or move up to “big market.”
If it’s of any assistance for those who have been told, “you have a great voice, you should be in radio and TV advertising,” here’s how it happened to me.
Radio announcers may open a program, do commercials, read the news and interview guests. The amount of on-air time they have and responsibilities will vary depending on the station they work for. The competition to become a radio announcer is great but you can increase your chances if you follow these steps.