Title: Broadcast Television Music Composer

As a Broadcast Television Music Composer, you will be responsible for creating original musical compositions specifically tailored for use in television programs, including series, films, commercials, news segments, documentaries, and other broadcast productions. Your role is to craft music that enhances the emotional impact, atmosphere, and storytelling of the visual content while aligning with the unique requirements of television broadcasting. You will work closely with directors, producers, and other stakeholders in the television industry to understand their vision and deliver compelling musical scores that elevate the viewing experience for the audience.

Key Responsibilities:

Music Composition: Composing original music pieces that complement and elevate the narrative, mood, and emotions conveyed by the television programs.
Genre and Style Adaptation: Crafting music in various genres and styles to suit the specific requirements of different television shows, ranging from dramatic soundtracks to catchy theme songs.
Collaboration: Working closely with directors, producers, and other members of the production team to understand the creative vision, thematic requirements, and desired musical style for each program.
Scoring to Picture: Synchronizing music with visual elements, ensuring perfect timing and seamless integration between the audio and video content.
Sound Design: Integrating music with sound effects and other audio elements to create a cohesive and immersive audio experience for the broadcast.
Instrumentation: Selecting and orchestrating instruments, both real and virtual, to achieve the desired musical arrangements and textures that align with the broadcast's mood and tone.
Music Production: Overseeing the recording, mixing, and mastering process to ensure the highest audio quality for the final music tracks.
File Management: Organizing and managing music files and assets in an efficient and accessible manner.
Revisions and Feedback: Incorporating feedback from stakeholders and making necessary revisions to meet the desired musical direction.
Copyright and Licensing: Ensuring compliance with copyright laws and obtaining necessary licenses for music used in broadcast television projects.
Tight Deadlines: Working efficiently under tight production schedules to deliver completed musical compositions on time for broadcast.
Industry Trends: Staying updated with the latest music production techniques, software, and industry trends to continuously enhance creative skills and output.



  • Proven experience as a Music Composer, with a portfolio showcasing previous musical compositions created for broadcast television.
  • Proficiency in music composition software and digital audio workstations (DAWs), such as Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Cubase, or other industry-standard tools.
  • Strong musical knowledge and understanding of different genres, styles, and musical theory.
  • Ability to compose in various musical styles, adapting music to match the emotions and tone of different television programs.
  • Experience in scoring to picture, ensuring perfect synchronization with visual elements.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with directors and other members of the production team.
  • Creative flair and the ability to deliver original and memorable musical compositions that resonate with the audience.
  • Time management skills to meet broadcast production deadlines efficiently.
  • Passion for music, storytelling, and broadcast television, with a commitment to delivering exceptional musical compositions that elevate the viewing experience.


As a Broadcast Television Music Composer, your musical contributions will play a vital role in enhancing the television programs, capturing viewers' attention, and creating lasting impressions. Your ability to craft emotionally engaging and memorable music will make you an integral part of the broadcast television industry, enriching the visual content with powerful and evocative audio experiences.