|About the Book|
A superb overview of communication skills and how to make a career in radio, TV or film. Do you love communicating with others? Do you have the basic personality skills required to train to become a broadcast presenter for TV or radio? Today thereMoreA superb overview of communication skills and how to make a career in radio, TV or film. Do you love communicating with others? Do you have the basic personality skills required to train to become a broadcast presenter for TV or radio? Today there are more broadcast outlets than ever, all desperate to hire talented presenters to raise the ratings to beat the competition. But where does anyone learn the specialist skills of the voiceover, announcer, radio host or TV presenter?Experienced broadcaster Peter Baker explains all in HOW TO PRESENT FOR TV, RADIO AND BUSINESS. With thousand of “flying hours” of on-air TV & radio experience, he’ll explain how to enhance your voice, how to read scripts and use the teleprompter, where to look, how to look and how to enhance your overall on-screen image. You’ll be able to interview people to get the answers you want, learn many tricks of the trade, and boost your confidence levels so you’d be able to tackle any presenting project well in the studio or out on location. There’s a section on voiceover skills, learning how to voice scripts for commercials, promotions and corporate video with all the techniques you need to know.But that’s not all! Everyone in business also needs to be able to communicate effectively to colleagues and clients and this book shows how to utilise broadcast presentation techniques to give powerful presentations in meetings or seminars. There is also a chapter on how businesses can deal with media intervention and with the tables turned, how to be interviewed by reporters to get the corporate line across.HOW TO PRESENT FOR TV, RADIO AND BUSINESS also contains valuable, solid advice as to how to get into the broadcasting business including creating video and audio show reels, where to get the first break and how the business works.The rewards of working in broadcasting can be incredibly rewarding, with good pay, esteem, free perks and opportunities to go behind the scenes to interview celebrities and experts. You’d go places that the general public would never be allowed and have the satisfaction of creating reports to really get across engaging stories to viewers and listeners.HOW TO PRESENT FOR TV, RADIO AND BUSINESS is packed with information, advice and useful web links that will give you a head start to get your big break in broadcasting.