Jobs galore at new digital TV channels

The birth of digital terrestrial TV is expected to create nearly 10,000 jobs in all levels of broadcasting in the first year, an industry insider told The Nation.

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The Nation

Most staff will be hired by the 24 commercial digital terrestrial TV channels, while the rest will be recruited by leading production houses and media and creative agencies to support digital TV businesses.

“Though many new players in digital terrestrial TV broadcasting have been operating their own satellite-TV channels, they need additional staff to support further TV production and need more marketing and sales support to expand new client bases,” the insider, who requested anonymity, said.

The same source said that 300 to 400 people could be recruited per station.

After Voice TV grabbed a licence to operate a digital terrestrial TV channel for news programmes, it announced it needed reporters, news anchors, graphic motion designers, co-producers, coordinators, traffic controllers and sales and marketing…

Full story from The Nation at http://goo.gl/NSzs5J



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