* Many broadcast employees have erratic work schedules, sometimes having to work early in the morning or late at night.
* Entry-level jobs in news or program production increasingly are requiring a college degree and some broadcast experience.
* Employment in broadcasting is expected to increase by just 7 percent over the 2008–18 period,
* Keen competition is expected for many jobs, particularly in large metropolitan areas, because of the large number of jobseekers attracted by the glamour of this industry.
Check out the Federal Bureau Of Labor Statistics' facts on their website and you might decide that car sales is more promising, yet the upside to our great business for those of us who know it well still far outweighs the risks and demands.
It gets into your blood. That's obvious too.