Media formats


The various formats in which media can be made available to the audience, such as paper books, e-books, tapes, and analogue signal.

Alternative labels

kinds of media
media forms
media format
media types
media genres

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Media formats is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Broadcast technician: Broadcast technicians install, start up, maintain, monitor and repair equipment used for the transmission and reception of television and radio broadcast signals. They ensure that all materials are available in a suitable format of transmittable quality according to the transmission deadline. Broadcast technicians also maintain and repair this equipment.

Optional knowledge

Media formats is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Commercial sales representative: Commercial sales representatives represent a company in selling and providing information on goods and services to businesses and organisations.
Advertising sales agent: Advertising sales agents sell advertising space and media time to businesses and individuals. They make sales pitches to potential clients and follow up on after-sales.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022