Business and related research professionals carry out a variety of research activities for the broadcast and print media, for the police and armed forces intelligence services, for national security agencies and in other non-scientific areas.
Current Entry Requirements
Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification. Training is usually provided on-the-job, or support may be given for postgraduate study. Professional qualifications are available in some areas.
Typical education level:Level 4-6
- Liaises with production team to generate and develop ideas for film, television and radio programmes.
- Research sources for accurate factual material, finds suitable contributors to programmes or print features and deals with any copyright issues.
- Briefs presenters, scriptwriters or journalists as required via verbal or written reports.
- Provides administrative support for programme development such as booking facilities.
- Provides support to criminal intelligence or to military or other security operations by gathering and verifying intelligence data and sources.
- Presents findings in the required format, via written reports or presentations.
- Researches images for clients in a wide range of media using specialist picture libraries and archives, museums, galleries etc., or commissions new images.
- Liaises with client on the appropriate image/s to be used.
- Deals with copyright issues and negotiates fees.
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- Subject AreaBusiness
- Subject AreaHigher Education
- Subject AreaLeadership and Management
- Subject AreaMarketing
- Subject AreaVocational