I am Anamika Saxena & i am about 2 finish my 2 PUC. Please guide me on becoming a radio jockey. I want to know in detail about the course i need to do for this & addresses where I can contact for this course. Also plz tell me abt the various posts in this profession & their pay scales. I'll b really very grateful to u.
To be able to answer your question about courses, we will need to know from which city/ town you are. Most of the courses are short term courses and it will be convenient for you to do the course from a local institution. Please write to us again with information about where you stay. We will send your answer as soon as possible after receiving your letter.
The radio jockeys are mostly employed on contractual basis. There is no fixed salary scale. They are paid either on a per program basis or are paid for a particular number of programs. The radio jockeys command their pay based on their popularity. A famous radio jockey may get Rs 15,000 for a hour long program whereas a new person may get as low as Rs 500 for a program. However, All India Radio does recruit people as announcer from time to time. AIR pay scale starts from about Rs 8000 a month as gross salary or they are paid on per program basis.
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