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creative economy: music, art, film, videogame development

Are you an imaginative person who is passionate about artistic expression and creation? Our community offers various opportunities to grow your artistic skillset:

Creative Economy


Job Title Hourly Yearly


Audio and Video (AV) Technician 


$28.89 $60,100

Broadcast Technician

(includes Audio/ Production Engineer)

$28.56 $59,400

Programmer / Developer  

$33.03 $68,700

Web Developer / Designer 

$32.31 $67,200



Career Pathway Type
  • All
  • Short-Term Training (1)
  • Youth (2)
  • Long-Term Training (4)

Athens Community Career Academy

A/V Technology & Film Pathway

Targeted to: Clarke County School District students, grades 10-12.
Skills offered: Audio & video technology and film, including equipment use, script writing, production, editing, and programming.


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Athens Technical College

Emerging Technologies Program

Targeted to: Individuals with a High School Diploma or GED interested in post-secondary education.
Skills offered: Training in new technologies including micro-processing, robotics, advanced programming, cybersecurity, and video game design.

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University of Georgia

Lamar Dodd School of Art

Targeted to: People with high school diploma or GED interested in post-secondary education.
Skills offered: Art, design, visual culture and new technologies.

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Athens-Clarke County High School Completion Initiative

MEU Radio Athens Program

Targeted to: Youth in Grades 5-12.
Skills offered: Training in the field of mass communications, digital broadcast media, and audio production.

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University of Georgia

Music Business Program

Targeted to: University of Georgia undergraduate students.
Skills offered: Preparation for music industry careers; including training in coordinating and marketing events, producing content, managing artists, and operating labels.

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University of Georgia

New Media Institute

Targeted to: University of Georgia students.
Skills offered: Training in interactive digital media.

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Tweed Recording

Targeted to: High-school age and above.
Skills offered: Audio production.

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