publicaffairs | 46R Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist in Aurora, CO

46R Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist

  • Army National Guard
  • $54,740.00 - 82,270.00 / Year *
  • 19001 E Columbia Pl
  • Aurora, CO 80013
  • Part-Time
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46R Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist

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Location: AURORA, Colorado, United States

ZIP Code: 80011

Job Category: Administrative

Posted: 11.15.2018

Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Job Description

As society becomes more accustomed to getting its news online via websites, video, or broadcast TV or radio, the Army National Guard needs Public Affairs Broadcast Specialists to tell the Guard's story. Broadcast journalists write, produce, and present digital and broadcast news, entertainment, and music programming.

You will learn how to operate a video camera, program a disc jockey show, and put on a live-to-tape television newscast in all positions (anchor, control room operator, director, and camera person). You may also participate in and supervise the operation of radio or television broadcast teams or the Armed Forces Radio Television Service.

Job Duties

* Research, prepare, and disseminate information through news releases, radio, and television products
* Perform as writer, reporter, editor, videographer, producer, and program host in radio and television productions
* Maintenance of assigned equipment, vehicles, and generators

Some of the Skills You'll Learn

* Videography and video editing
* Voice skills for anchoring television news and performing as a disc jockey
* Writing news, feature, and sports copy for radio and television
* Radio and television programming and production
* Public speaking
* Media relations

Helpful Skills

* Interest in English, journalism, communications, computers, and photography
* Ability to speak clearly in front of an audience
* Detail oriented
* Enjoy researching facts and issues for news stories
* Can write clearly and concisely

Plus, you'll be building a better future. The skills you learn as a Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist will help prepare you for a future with wire services, as well as radio and television stations. You'll be qualified to pursue a career as a journalist, newscaster, disc jockey, writer, director, producer, editor, or correspondent.

Earn While You Learn

Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for Public Affairs Broadcast Specialists consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and up to 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Training consists of both classroom and field work.

Benefits/Requirements

Benefits

* Paid training
* A monthly paycheck
* Montgomery GI Bill
* Federal and State tuition assistance
* Retirement benefits for part-time service
* Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
* 401(k)-type savings plan
* Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
* Health care benefits available
* VA home loans
* Bonuses, if applicable
* Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to change

Requirements

* Military enlistment in the Army National Guard
* Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate
* Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
* Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
* Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)

Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.

This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
Associated topics: emergency management, government affairs, media, public, public affairs, public records, public works, regulatory affairs, social media


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.