An announcer is a voice actor & involves passively in dramatic production like advertisements, stage performances, television series, or even a radio channel. They address the general public through effective speaking. They need to possess strong communication skills backed by strong acting skills.
Though it is a complex art, a formal training in theatrical skills would suffice for the job, depending upon the performance while testing the skills. Drama school training is mandatory for high level announcers.
The salary package of the announcer’s could be somewhere around 2.5 Lac p.a. (Approx).