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Radio Jockey Courses

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Radio Jockey Courses are becoming popular due to upcoming FM channels. The radio boom - that was seen in the from of transformation from AM (amplitude modulation) channels to FM (frequency modulation) channels - witnessed a new industry rising.

This gave opportunity to various private players such as Radio Mirchi, Radio Mid-Day, Red FM, Radio City, etc. As a result, there has been resurgence in the popularity of Radio City, etc. As a result, there has been resurgence in the popularity of Radio. This FM boom has thrown open a number of avenues and opportunities to young, energetic and enthusiastic who have an ear for music and a passion to entertain. The profession of Radio Jockeying has just taken off in India and the demand for Radio Jockeys is likely to shoot up in the coming years as 10 more new FM channels are proposed.

Prominent Radio Jockey Courses

You can enter in the field of Radio Jockey after clearing 10+2 exam. You can earn a certificate or diploma in Radio Jockeying. You should have a bachelor degree for getting admission in a diploma course from any institutes. Some of prominent Radio Jockeying courses are:
  • Diploma in Radio Jockeying (DRJ)

Colleges for Radio Jockey Courses

Various institutes in India are offering Radio Jockey Courses. Some of them are listed below:
  • Center for Research in Art of Film and television
  • EMDI Encompass Institute of Radio Management
  • Xavier's Institute of Communication
  • Film and Television Institute (FTII), Pune
  • National School of Drama
  • All India Radio
  • Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad

Scope after Radio Jockey Courses

There are many scopes with a range of leading FM channels and private radio ventures. In the very initial stages the earning is anything between Rs. 7,000 to Rs. 15,000 per month. But these are just the beginnings and are on the lower sides. After a few years experience you can see a sharp rise in their incomes. Besides Radio Jockeys can earn more by doing voiceovers, advertisement jingles for radios, television channels and corporate houses. These groups prefer radio jockeys because of their voice standard. All of a sudden, a job in radio is respectable.