Sunday, 17 March 2013

How To Become RJ, know Its Eligibility, Scope And Institutes Offering RJ Courses

Introduction 


Radio Jockey is a person who plays music on radio, chats with his/her listeners, delivers news, interviews guests and manages contests all with a view to entertain his/her listeners on radio. The performance of the RJ is responsible for bringing in listeners to the radio centre. So RJ has a very important role to play. RJ career requires enthusiasm, rationality, creativity of mind, good sense of humour, excellent communication skills & ownership of a live appealing voice. Radio Jockeying has become a popular career option for many youngsters. It is an exciting, promising and challenging career for those who have a passion for music. It is the only profession in which one may be recognized by one’s voice. To become RJ, know about radio jockey courses offered in India.


Courses Offered


Certificate Course in Announcing, Broadcasting, Comparing and Dubbing (ABCD)
Certificate Course in Radio Jockeying ( CRJ )
Certificate Course in Radio Production Programme
Diploma in Radio Jockeying ( DRJ )
Diploma in Radio Management
Diploma in Radio Programming and Management ( DRPM )
Diploma in Radio Station Operations and Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Radio Programming and Management (PGDRM )


Scope of RJ 



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There are various leading FM channels and private radio ventures offering job opportunities. RJs can find jobs in AIR (All India Radio) and other independent radio stations. AIR (All India Radio) holds auditions for RJs every 3 months in their radio stations in various cities, especially in metros. RJs can do voice-overs for television and radio advertisements. They can also lend their voice to audio magazines and documentaries. RJs also can anchor or compeer TV shows or live shows or events.



Remuneration

Radio Jockeys are in demand with the opening of the air waves to the private sector. The fresher can earn between Rs. 8,000/- to Rs. 15,000/- per month. Apart from that sponsored programs, software companies can pay between Rs. 1,400/- to Rs. 2,500/- per show. After a few years of experience, the earnings can be doubled and depending on the popularity of their shows, RJs can earn between Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- per month onwards.

Some Popular Radio Stations in India


AIR (All India Radio)
Big FM
Radio Mirchi
Red FM
Radio One
Fever FM
Vividh Bharti Seva


Top Institutes Offering Radio Jockeying Course in India


Academy of Radio Management, New Delhi
The Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA)
Alis Academy of Radio and Television, Bhopal
Media and Film Institute of India, Andheri (W)Mumbai
E.M.D.I. Encompass Institute of Radio Management, Mumbai
Alis Academy of Radio and Television, Bhopal
Center for Research in Art of Film and Television (CRAFT), New Delhi
IRJ Institute of Radio Jockeying, Chandigarh
Xaviers Institute of Communication (X.I.C.), Mumbai







A Radio Jockey's job is a thrilling one. He gets to entertain and interact with a very large audience. Although not as popular as television, radio has its own set of followers. The success of a show depends entirely on how talented the radio jockey is. He also gets to meet and interview a wide range of celebrities on radio. A radio jockey also gets to compile his own playlist of songs for his audience. Let's see how you can become a radio jockey or RJ.


Why are Online Radios so Famous Nowadays? 

There are several people who use to ask questions i.e. why are online radios so famous nowadays? If you are among such people, here is an answer to your question. As we know that people nowadays are becoming net savvy. Everything is getting online nowadays. From simple net surfing to booking bus, train and airlines tickets, from any recipe to shopping, everything is available on the internet. You don’t need to go out now for their necessities as the internet is established enough to fulfill all your requirements.

But, what if you get an additional benefit of enjoying music while looking for your requirements? It sounds really interesting. Isn’t it? Online radios offer a platform to enjoy music of your choice. Suppose there is a person who is currently residing in another country but want to enjoy music of his own language, he can easily do it by simply searching an online radio station of his country. Online radios are growing at a faster pace because of the increasing demand.

As we know that majority of people love listening music. However, the choices may vary from one person to other. Therefore, there are thousands of choices available for you via online radios. Moreover, you don’t need to pay anything to listen these online radios. All you need is just a good internet connection and you are done.No matter what you want listen, you will get them under one roof. The best part is that the shows are hosted by Radio jockeys (RJ). An RJ is a person who used to entertain people playing your favourite track. Moreover, if you don’t like the track, you can switch to any other radio station. Just imagine, you will get entertain while doing your work on the computer.