By Stephanie Ciccarelli
April 11, 2006
Get yourself on the air!
Have you ever wondered what it takes to get your foot in the door as a station voice for broadcast radio?
While you're thinking locally, think traditionally as well. Most stations still require a hard copy of your resume and a demo CD of your work to keep on file.
Address your package to the producer, program director or general manager. This may take some researching to locate the appropriate directors contact details, but you definitely want your package getting into the hands of the right person at the station, lest it get lost or thrown out.
As with any traditional job application, you will need to:
Highlight how you and your voice can make a difference, for example, your proven ability to reach their target audience. It's all about the station, not about you. If you remind yourself of that when applying for work, the responses from stations will be more favorable than not.
Have a great day,
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