This Tuesday is National Broadcaster Day.

Good vocal technique, excellent diction and pronunciation of words, breath control when speaking, the ability to improvise, the charisma to communicate and entertain, are part of the work that an announcer does every day. This Tuesday, April 18, the Announcer’s Day in the Dominican Republic.

But, in addition, the announcers are known as actors of the voicebecause on many occasions they read prepared scripts and they do some dubbing of movies.

This date was instituted under Decree 4476 of 1974 by the then President of the Republic, Joaquin Balaguer. They chose this day after the General Directorate of Telecommunications carry out exams to grant official cards to broadcasters in Santo Domingo in 1938, with the intention of regularizing national radio broadcasting.

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After the decision of the Directorate of Telecommunications, the announcers began to be considered as a professional of the spoken word.

But, in addition, the announcers are known as actors of the voiceBecause they often read prepared scripts, they dub movies and television programs.

National Broadcaster Award

To commemorate this day, the Dominican College of Announcers will hold this afternoon the 9na. Edition of the National Broadcaster Award 2023.

The event will take place at 6:00 pm in the auditorium of the Mauricio Báez Cultural Center.