UNIT GROUP 2121 ARTISTIC DIRECTORS, AND MEDIA PRODUCERS AND PRESENTERS
ARTISTIC DIRECTORS, AND MEDIA PRODUCERS AND PRESENTERS plan, administer and review activities concerned with producing artistic media, determine artistic policies for performing arts organisations, prepare and present news, sports and other information, and conduct interviews and introduce music, performances and special events on radio and television.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Artistic Directors and Media Producers (excluding Video) require relevant experience in addition to the formal qualification. Radio and Television Presenters require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

    • managing artistic and media productions to meet quality, cost and timing specifications
    • formulating and developing organisations’ artistic policies and selecting and planning organisations’ artistic programs
    • hiring and managing artistic staff
    • controlling the use of media production facilities such as studios and editing equipment, stage and film equipment and rehearsal time
    • directing the formulation of media production strategies, policies and plans
    • introducing programs, music, entertainment items, guests and celebrities
    • preparing and reading news bulletins, making special announcements and providing commentary for sports and other events
    • presenting opinions on sports, politics, and social and economic matters
    • researching, investigating and compiling stories and programs

Occupations:

212111 Artistic Director
212112 Media Producer (excluding Video)
212113 Radio Presenter
212114 Television Presenter


212111 ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Determines and oversees implementation of artistic policies for a performing arts organisation such as a theatre company, dance company, music ensemble, festival or venue.

Skill Level: 1


212112 MEDIA PRODUCER (EXCLUDING VIDEO)

Plans, administers and reviews activities concerned with publishing, or the production of films, television or radio programs, theatre, music, festivals or other artistic activities.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Executive Producer
Film Producer
Stage Producer
Television Producer


212113 RADIO PRESENTER

Alternative Title:

Radio Announcer
Prepares and presents news, sports or other information, conducts interviews, and introduces music, performances and special events on radio. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Disc Jockey (Radio)
Talkback Host
Tourism Radio Presenter


212114 TELEVISION PRESENTER

Prepares and presents news, sports or other information, conducts interviews, and introduces music, performances and special events on television. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience.

Skill Level: 1