Ten Factors That Will Lead to Success in Entertainment Careers

The question comes weekly, “I want to work in entertainment, but I don’t really know how, or what I want to do. Can you help?” The person asking this question excites me. They have a vision of what they want from life, but are unburdened by preconceived notions.  They are open and willing to tackle […]

Seven Ways to Protect Yourself from Work Burnout

Although work burnout is something we usually associate with menial or repetitive office jobs, it is also quite common in other niches as well. Even though the entertainment industry looks fun from the outside, creativity is not the only thing that fuels it. It also requires hard work, long or irregular hours, and an incredibly […]

Tips for Negotiating on Your own Behalf

Not every job provides you the opportunity to negotiate, sometimes for entry level jobs it’s in your best interest just to get your foot in the door, but after that first gig is in the books it’s time to make a case for something more than what is being offered. Most of us are workers, […]

The Skills Needed for Entertainment Public Relations Jobs

This article is a guest contribution from public relations specialist Savannah Marie More than ever before, people want to hear and be heard. From international affairs to what their neighbor is eating for lunch, people hunger for knowledge, and relish sharing their own stories. As a result, people are making their own news and launching […]

Essential Tips for Becoming a Radio Host

Becoming a radio host is a highly desired and competitive job, so how do you gain the experience you need to make it? Listen to this short video for a few insider tips on the skills you need to develop to be a radio host. WIE Radio host advice.MTS Video Transcript for “Essential Tips for […]

Four Myths About Entertainment Careers and Why You Should Ignore Them

The world of entertainment does not fit into the norms of other careers, because the path to success is far from linear. If you want to be an Accountant you are programmed from day one to go to college, get your undergrad in business, proceed directly to the best MBA program you can get into […]

Five Necessary Qualities for Working in Entertainment

Working in entertainment, whether as a television actor, a musician, or radio personality requires a certain set of skills and qualities. Talent is often not enough. The entertainment industry is crowded, fickle, and can seem impossible to break into. Not everyone is able to break through; that is just a fact. Many people dream of […]

Three Skills You Should Learn to Break into the Entertainment Industry

People with skills get the jobs…but what skills exactly? Let’s handle the initial part of the statement first and answer why skills are what matter so much to employers. Businesses today expect you to hit the ground running and the best way to do that is by hiring people that have the skill profile they […]

Why HyperLocal is the Buzzword You Need to Know

There is a strategic error being made by TV and radio stations across the nation and unless it gets fixed, local broadcast providers could end up like newspapers, outdated and largely irrelevant. Failure of local broadcasters would be a tragic consequence, since they are not only a provider of quality jobs in small markets, but […]

How To Create an Impressive Resume Even If You Have No Experience

By the time you start thinking about your resume my guess is that you have completed college and you are excited to find a job and begin your career. Moving out of your parents house is always a strong motivator for getting your job search in gear! Let’s be honest with each other – finding […]