Public Address System & Other Announcers


Make announcements over public address system at sporting or other public events. May act as master of ceremonies or disc jockey at weddings, parties, clubs, or other gathering places.
Also called: Disc Jockey (DJ), Master of Ceremonies (MC), Mobile Disc Jockey (Mobile DJ), Public Address Announcer (PA Announcer)

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
    Communications
  • multimedia
  • telecommunications
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Hearing and Speech
  • speak clearly
  • recognize spoken words
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation
  • Independence

Technology:

    Music or sound editing software
  • Graphic equalizer software
  • Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol
    Web page creation and editing software
  • Atomix Productions VirtualDJ
  • Facebook
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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