What type of program would you be interested in working on? There are lots of choices. You could have a TV job making infomercials, reality shows, news broadcasts, talk shows, commercials, documentaries, soap operas or a series. TV jobs working with talk shows and some series will require a live studio audience. A live audience or broadcast means that you will have to be comfortable working in a fast paced high stress environment. Without a live audience the pace will slow down a bit, but just barely!
Television shows require a large group of people to make them happen. There are obviously jobs in television for actors, actresses, and hosts, but who else is involved in the production of a television show? There are many people involved in creating the entertainment or advertising that occupies that small space of time. Employment opportunities in television include jobs such as cameraman, director, makeup artist, costume/wardrobe designer, hairstylist, producer, writer, sound engineer, prop master, and many more. There are also various assistants and runners employed by a TV production. A runner is literally just that, you are employed simply to run and get this or that or run this from here to there. If you want to work in television but have no experience in any of these areas assistant jobs and runner jobs are good entry-level positions.
Before you begin your job search make sure your resume is updated and that you have added any skills, experience, or training you have that would make you more qualified for the position you are applying.
There are many resources you can use to find employment opportunities. The Internet is an excellent place to search. Newspapers and entertainment magazines may have listings for jobs in television. You can also enlist the assistance of job recruiters and employment agencies.
Good luck on your search for a job in the exciting world of television!