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Announcing: Career and Education Opportunities in Iowa

Announcing: Radio and Television announcers provide the voices that are the background of our media experiences. With the power of the sound, they give voice to the day-to-day information that surrounds us.

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Iowa has a population of 3,007,856, which has grown by 2.79% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Hawkeye State," Iowa's capital and largest city is Des Moines. In 2008, there were a total of 2,025,350 jobs in Iowa. The average annual income was $37,509 in 2008, up from $35,755 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Iowa was 6.0% in 2009, which has grown by 1.6% since the previous year. Roughly 21.2% of Iowa residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Iowa include machinery manufacturing, agriculture, construction, and mining machinery manufacturing, and grain milling. Notable tourist attractions include the Science Center of Iowa, the Italian, and the Hubbell Historical Center.


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Public Address Announcer

Public Address Announcers make announcements over loud speaker at sporting or other public events. Public Address Announcers need to note the reactions and responses of others in both work and social situations. They also need to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them.
Radio and Television Announcer

Radio and Television Announcers talk on radio or television. Radio and Television Announcers need to speak clearly and communicate with others. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.