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Audience Member

Audience Member

Career Advice on How to Become a Professional Audience Member

Yes you did indeed read that correctly, there are people that attempt to make their living by being professional audience members for television programs. Now you are probably wondering about career planning. You might be thinking that the level of education this probably requires makes a job as a professional audience member a bit out of reach for the common man, but you would be wrong. 

Career Facts:

All one needs to be an audience member is a willingness to stand in long lines, sit in a set and be paid very, very little. In return, however, you get to watch live tapes of horrible sitcoms, cheap, but highly profitable talk shows and infomercials about gadgets that cut veggies into tiny bits. Oh yes, it is the American dream. 

But you will have the bragging rights when someone asks you what you do for a living. Just imagine yourself flippantly answering, “Oh I watch television shows.” Yes, it will feel good to watch their jealous and mildly perplexed reactions.

Some of the more well known audience members have went to “sit” for one of the biggest television shows in the business. Those looking to break into this incredible uncompetitive career simply should look for job postings looking for audience members. The job search is very straightforward. Of course, living in Los Angeles also greatly helps ones employment options. Those living in Oklahoma City or Boise, for example, might find work hard to come by.

Career Opportunities and Job Outlook-Good:

The television studios will always be on the lookout for accomplices willing to make their horrible television show look entertaining. As a professional audience member, your on cue clapping and smiling like a raging idiot will help these corporations. In fact, you will be helping them make millions of poorly thought out and executed television programs in the future too.

Job Outlook is Good

A Day in The Life:

The professional audience member is often a delusional and unemployed actor who begins his day by calling his “agent.” who is always on another call. After that, he or she heads down for a day of clapping and smiling in the background of a television program.

Average Salary:

The average salary is minimum wage, perhaps a little more.

Career Training and Qualifications:

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