Artistic directors, media producers and presenters plan, administer and review activities for the production of artistic media. They also develop artistic policies for performing arts organisations and prepare and present on radio and television.

Where artistic directors, media producers and presenters are employed

Artistic directors, media producers and presenters work in information media and telecommunications, professional, scientific and technical services and arts and recreation services.


Full-time artistic directors, media producers and presenters in South Australia generally earn more than $1,600 per week.

Graph of pay scales for artistic director media producer presenters

Job prospects

In 2011 there were 307 people employed full-time as artistic directors, media producers and presenters in South Australia compared with 289 in 2006.

How to become one

You can work as an artistic director, media producer and presenter without formal qualifications.

Entry to this occupation may be improved if you have a degree in graphic design, advertising, communications or fine arts. To get into these courses you usually need to gain your South Australian Certificate of Education. Prerequisite subjects, or assumed knowledge, in one or more of English and mathematics are normally required. 

For information on course admission requirements and how to apply to the universities and TAFE in South Australia visit the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).

Check South Australian Universities at The University of Adelaide, Flinders University and University of South Australia.

For information about Australian universities visit Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT).

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