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So You Want To Be A TV Presenter

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So You Want To Be A TV Presenter by Kathryn Wolfe
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A practical, vocational guide to starting a career on TV as a presenter. The demand for presenters in the television industry has never been higher. But, although it's seen as a glamorous job and a step to celebrity, being a TV presenter is also hard work, and demands a varied range of journalistic, technical, performance and personal skills. With a background in TV directing, working with professional presenters and training new ones for the TV industry, Kathryn Wolfe takes you through the techniques and skills required to become a successful presenter, including: How to read from a prompt and use in ear talkback How to talk to camera and talk to time How to cope with live, recorded, studio and location shoots How to present for specialist channels (children's, shopping, weather) How to create a successful CV and convincing showreel Hands on exercises and checklists will guide you through improving your posture, developing correct breathing and good diction, evaluating your performance, and much more. The book is also packed with accessible advice and top tips from dozens of experienced and new presenters currently working on TV. It tells you what happens in auditions, and, above all, how to go about getting a job as a presenter. 'This splendid book covers every aspect of the job... I look forward to seeing you on my telly!' Chris Tarrant, from his Foreword 'Practical and informative... Kathryn Wolfe knows her stuff' The Stage

Author Biography

KATHRYN WOLFE is Senior Lecturer in Media Performance and Course Leader TV Production at the University of Bedfordshire. She has worked as a TV director in news, current affairs, children's, magazine and documentary programmes - credits include Breakfast Time, The Clothes Show, Crimewatch UK and Playschool. She has worked with presenters including Chris Tarrant, Danny Baker, Emma Freud, Penny Smith, Nick Ross, Selina Scott, Michael Aspel, Paul Ross, Justin Fletcher and Hermione Cockburn. In 2003 she set up Pukka Presenting, to train TV presenters and deliver business presentation skills. Since then she has coached hundreds of TV presenters and launched countless careers.
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Nick Hern Books
Pages
208
Dimensions
135x216x15
ISBN-13
9781848420625
Product ID
4052363

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