Broadcast Assistant

Broadcast Assistant

Creative and Media

Broadcast assistants support producers and presenters in making radio programmes. As a broadcast assistant, it would be your job to handle the administration, help to plan programmes and provide technical support in the studio. Becoming a BA is a common starting point for a career in radio.

Personal skills

Creativity and ideas, excellent administrative and organisational skills, good written and spoken communication skills, a flexible attitude, good teamworking skills


£13,000 to £18,000 per year

Key skills




Creative and Media

  • The creative and media industries are the UK’s fastest growing sector
  • There are around 542,500 people employed in the sector
  • 31% of the Creative & Cultural Skills workforce is located in London
  • 61% of the workforce is male and 56% of sector workers are under 40
  • Across the UK, there are 180,000 courses at F.E and H.E level in the sector