Who are they and what do they do? The disc jockey is a person who comperes discos or other dance or popular music events.
What are the activities of the job? Comperes discos or other dance or popular music events, selects and presents particular music, operates the sound equipment, such as CD players and other audio equipment. Sometimes, s/he arranges the rent of a hall and gets involved in other organisational matters.
Where is it done and under what conditions? In discotheques, at dances, in night clubs. Noisy environment, stale air, and work at night must be expected.
What tools/equipment do they use? CD players and other audio equipment.
What do you need to succeed? You need to have an ear for music, ability to hold people's interest, exercise authority, and a feeling for and audience and their moods situation.