With the invention of smart television and streaming, television programs and productions have increased. Streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon produce and release content at a meteoric pace and invest significant money in content. Netflix reported spending $17 billion on content in 2021, while Amazon spent $9 billion on content during the year. Newer services like Disney+ are trying to catch up by throwing even more financial backing into content development. It’s been reported that the service will spend nearly $24.5 billion on streaming content in 2021. There are more opportunities in television than ever before. What are those positions and how do you get started?
To help you determine and achieve your television industry career goals, we have created this comprehensive guide. Yellowbrick’s Ultimate Television Career Guide is your source to discover careers and learn entry points into the television industry. In this guide, you can begin to explore the jobs that drive the market, then search for your perfect career by area of interest, skills, companies, or industry experts.
Learn about your skills and interests, and articulate them confidently to identify career options within the industry that you might pursue, and implement a successful strategy to attain your desired career outcomes.
In this guide you’ll find the following information:
- Overview of the television industry
- Future of the television market
- Television Career Library
- Career Planning Strategy to get into the television industry
You’ll also find simple exercises that help you:
- form a career planning strategy to get into the television industry
- find your passion in television and identify an area of interest to pursue
- learn the television industry through top studios and its key players
- identify your skills and match them to a television area of interest
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