Digital Jobs Drive Hollywood Employment to Highest Level in Decade

Digital Jobs Drive Hollywood Employment to Highest Level in Decade

YouTube boosts Hollywood employment - logo by Rego Korosi
A surge in digital entertainment jobs for new streaming programming on YouTube and other new-media outlets has re-energized the Hollywood employment scene.

Some 8,000 new jobs were added to the motion picture and sound recording sector in Los Angeles County last year — a 6.5% growth from the previous year.help wanted-cc-kpmcguire

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“The dramatic recovery of the entertainment sector is crucial,” according to the L.A. Times, “because it pumps billions of dollars into the region’s economy.”

(READ the story from LA Times)

Photo by Rego Korosi (CC license) / Story tip from S. Ghent

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