TV Presenter

Job Description

TV presenters provide a public voice or face to a range of shows broadcast on TV, radio and the internet.

TV presenters work national independent radio and television companies and local/regional radio stations. Opportunities may also arise with independent television and radio production companies.

The Job Scope

  • Writing and rehearsing scripts
  • Meeting with programme directors/producers to discuss programmes/shows
  • Choosing and playing music
  • Organising meetings, interviews and schedules
  • Undertaking relevant background research
  • Interviewing guests via the telephone or in person
  • Presenting traffic, weather and/or news summaries
  • Giving reviews of newly released books, films, music etc
  • Providing programme links
  • Operating technical equipment, such as radio ‘desks’.

Skills Required



Able to work well under pressure.

Good organizational, communication, team-working and problem-solving skills

Academic Requirement

Degree in Journalism/Communication/Media studies

  • A-Level
    Minimum 2Es; or
  • STPM
    Minimum 2Cs; or
  • Australian Matriculation
    Minimum of ATAR 50.0; or
  • Canadian Pre-University
    Average of 50% in 6 subjects; or
  • Diploma
    Minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Foundation in Business or Arts
    Minimum CGPA of 2.00

Salary Range

    An entry level TV presenter with an experience of 1-3 years earns an average salary RM4,000.
    On the other end, a senior level radio broadcaster with 8+ years of experience earns an average salary of RM6,670