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)


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


    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


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


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


    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


    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED

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