Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

Do you like to perform in front of an audience? Are you a visual person or like to work with productions and technology?

Arts, audio/video technology, and communications workers use creativity and their talents on the job. You might work for an audience as a performer or artist. This includes painters, dancers, sculptors, actors, and singers. Or, you might work behind the scenes to make a performance successful. This includes set designers, editors, broadcast technicians, and camera operators.

Some audio/video technology and communications workers have high-profile jobs. For example, you might work as a news reporter or fashion designer. Or, you might use your creative talents with technology and work as an animator, graphic designer, or film editor.

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Careers in this Cluster
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
Art Directors
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
Audio and Video Technicians
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys
Broadcast Technicians
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film
Commercial and Industrial Designers
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
Costume Attendants
Craft Artists
Designers, All Other
Desktop Publishers
Disc Jockeys, Except Radio
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other
Fashion Designers
Film and Video Editors
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
Floral Designers
Graphic Designers
Lighting Technicians
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other
Media and Communication Workers, All Other
Motion Picture Projectionists
Music Directors and Composers
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
Musicians and Singers
News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
Prepress Technicians and Workers
Print Binding and Finishing Workers
Printing Press Operators
Producers and Directors
Proofreaders and Copy Markers
Set and Exhibit Designers
Sound Engineering Technicians
Special Effects Artists and Animators
Technical Writers
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
Telephone Operators
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
Writers and Authors

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