Focal Press Book: The TV Presenter's Career Handbook: How to Market Yourself in TV Presenting

Focal Press Book: The TV Presenter's Career Handbook: How to Market Yourself in TV Presenting

Focal Press Book: The TV Presenter's Career Handbook: How to Market Yourself in TV Presenting

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  • Author: Kathryn Wolfe
  • Hardcover: 216 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Published: August 2014
  • ISBN: 9780415856973
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Focal Press 978-0-415-85697-3 overview

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The TV Presenter's Career Handbook: How to Market Yourself in TV Presenting from Focal Press by Kathryn Wolfe is full of information and advice on how to capitalize on your presenter training. This Hardcover contains up-to-date lists of resources to help you market yourself effectively, increase your employability, and find quality work. Details from raising your profile, to the types of companies to aim for and how to contact them is included, as well as ideas for what to do with your program concepts, video and radio skills, and how to create your own TV channel.  Also featured are tips from agents, and knowledge on specialist genres such as news, sports, technology, children's and shopping channels, and more. Highlights of this text are interviews and case studies with over 80 experts, including Maxine Mawhinney and Julian Worricker (BBC News anchors), Jon Bentley and Jason Bradbury (presenters, The Gadget Show), Melvin Odoom (KISS FM), Gemma Hunt (presenter, Swashbuckle), and many more.

Part 1 - Reality Check
  • Personality Check
  • Skills Check
  • Marketing Check
  • Career Check

Part 2 - On The Case

  • Children's Presenting
  • Corporate Presenting
  • Financial Presenting
  • Food & Drink Presenting
  • International Presenting
  • Local TV and Student TV Presenting
  • News Presenting
  • Science Presenting
  • Shopping Presenting
  • Sports Presenting
  • Technology Presenting
  • Working in TV Production

Part 3 - Channel Your Ideas

  • What to do with your TV idea
  • Setting up your own Internet Channel

Part 4 - Using Video

  • Shooting and Editing
  • Audio

Part 5 - Using New Media

  • YouTube and Blogs

Part 6 - Using Radio

  • TV and Radio
  • The Breadth of Radio
  • Radio Training and Skills Reels and Breaking In

Final Thoughts

List of Contributors



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Focal Press 978-0-415-85697-3 specs

Author Kathryn Wolfe
Format Hardcover
Publisher Focal Press
Pages 216
Date Published August 2014
ISBN Number 9780415856973

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