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Radio Jockey

Indian Radio industry is one of the most popular industries. There are various radio channels we tune into daily and listen to our favourite programs. Various RJs welcome us every day and entertain us and talk to us.


Career Options

  • Radio Jockeys can find work in organizations like AIR (All India Radio)
  • Times FM
  • Radio Mid-Day and other independent radio stations. The two options for entering into this field are by audition or by approaching a software producing company.

Educational Qualifications

  • Education qualification- 10+2

Personal Skills

  • •Clear diction •Accurate pronunciation •Flare and fluency in the language •Speed of response •Good sense of humour •Individuality •Creativity of mind •Spontaneity •Intensive knowledge of music

Courses to be pursued

  • •Diploma and Certificate course in Radio Jockey •Diploma in Radio Management •Diploma in Radio Programming and Management •Diploma in Radio Station Operations and Management •Certificate Course in Announcing
  • Broadcasting
  • Comparing and Dubbing •Certificate Course in Radio Production Programme •Post Graduate Diploma in Radio Programming and Management •BA with Journalism •Course in TV Reporting
  • Presentation and Production •Diploma in Communication and Media Development •MA in Mass Communication •Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism/ Mass Communication

Top Colleges

  • Jamia Millia Islamia University Maulana Mohammed Ali Jauhar Marg New Delhi -110 025 Phone: +91 11 2698 7285, +91 11 2698 6812, +91 11 2698 6813 Fax: +91 11 2698 6811 Email: contact@ajkmcrc.org Website: www.ajkmcrc.org
  • Indian Institute of Mass Communication JNU new campus, Aruna Asif Ali Marg, New Delhi - 110067, India. Phone: 91-011-26741268, 26742920/60 Fax: 91-011-26741268 E-mail: pbapaiah@yahoo.com Website: www.iimc.nic.in
  • Amity School of Journalism & Communication New Delhi Contact information: Amity Campus, Sector 44 Noida- 20130
  • Phone: 26569050, 2653047 Website: www.amity.edu

Working Conditions

Radio Jockey's work in studio. The working hours can be very long and also during odd hours of day/night.

Top Companies

  • AIR (All India Radio) All India Radio, Akashvani Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi – 110001 Ph- +91 -11- 23421300 Email- dgair@air.org.in
  • Big FM Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd. 401, 4th Floor, Infiniti Mall, Oshiwara, New Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai - 400053 Ph- +(91)-22-30689444
  • Radio Mirchi ENIL, Radio Mirchi, Matulya Centre, 4th floor, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai 400013 Ph- 022 - 66620600

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