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WORKING IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY: THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO HAVE

Many have worked in the entertainment industry without any hassle. They had the following skills which you can also imbibe if you intend working in the entertainment industry:

  1. Ability to think on your feet. You might not have the answers on the spot but you sure need the ability to quickly conjure a solution immediately a problem arises.

  2. Ability to think widely: A limited mindset cannot work in an entertainment industry. You must have the ability to think widely and not have a limited line of thinking. This also calls for an healthy exposure.

  3. Ability to quickly adapt to a situation. The ability to quickly adapt to situations and pull through is a must, tenacity is surely rewarded in the entertainment industry.

  4. Good communication skills. Not just with your voice, communication at all level will help a career in the entertainment industry

  5. Creativity: You must have a creative streak, a wide/wild imagination to making it in the entertainment industry

  6. Certification. More than your soft skills get some hard ones, have a certificate stating you are learned in certain areas. Journalism is a good start, so is technical skills like knowing how to shoot and edit videos, working the sound equipment and so on

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