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DJ-BARISTSA: Always Have A Back-Up Plan

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Jonathan is a Barista by day and a DJ by night. He started collecting and spinning records as a kid, and became better over the years so now he has regular gigs. It's his passion, which he supports with his job at the coffee shop. He advises: always have a back-up plan.

Job Title: DJ-Barista

Job Summary: Announcers (Radio, TV, DJ, Emcees, Public Address)

Job Description

Announcers present music, news, and sports and may provide commentary or interview guests about these topics or other important events. Some act as a master of ceremonies (emcee) or disc jockey (DJ) at weddings, parties, or clubs.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Public address systems and other announcers typically need short-term on-the-job training upon being hired.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$15,000 - $75,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Flexible, Full-time, Irregular, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Public speaking ability, Creativity, Technical skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Recommended majors
Recommended Majors
Communication
Journalism
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