Getting a career in broadcasting is easier than you may think. The industry has many positions for individuals that have completed a broadcasting training program.

Unfortunately, there are tons of schools that offer these programs. Of course, they all claim to be the best. So how do you choose the one that is right for you?

Start with the basics. Location, tuition, and job placement. A good school is one that has many success stories. You will know if this is the case by checking out their web site. Obviously, a school with a good history is going to list their past alumni achievements. If there aren’t any listed, they most likely don’t have any.

The following list of schools are all well respected in the industry and have a strong track record of job placement:

Connecticut School of Broadcasting:


Radio and Television Performing Commercial Interpretation

Broadcast Studio Operations

Audio Production Techniques

Advanced Audio Production

Broadcast Journalism

Speech Radio and TV Acting

Video Production

Video Production (Non-Linear)

Radio and Television Sports

Resume & Demo Tape Preparation

Seminars and Workshops

The Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting:

Hands-on training on state of the art equipment.

Individual attention.

Small “workshop” type classes.

Training in real “broadcast” studios.

State of the art TV production studios.

A reputation known WORLD WIDE.

Average “placement rate” of 80%

Placement and career assistance upon graduation.

Financial-aid and grants to cover tuition to those qualified.

Life long membership with the “Academy family” for career support.