RADIO & TV PRESENTATION, incorporating public speaking module

Trainers: MAI DAVIES (BBC Media Action, Thomson Foundation, TED speaker, and BBC & ITV Presenter), SOHAIL RAHMAN (Aljazeera English, BBC & ITV Presenter)

Apart from numerous practical exercises, each presenter is assigned an individual production to prepare and present which is recorded as live. This provides an opportunity to hone the new skills which have been developed throughout the course. Regular reviews of recordings are discussed and the course ends with one-to-one recap sessions.
Courses are designed to develop and enhance the skills to:

  • interview multiple guests in a live situation, in both studio, and on location
  • cope with studio talkback
  • present fast-paced news bulletins with 2-ways and live guests
  • handle “Breaking News”
  • present a magazine format with multiple guests and studio demonstrations
  • address groups, in both lecture and seminar situations

Specific training is offered in the following areas:
RADIO & TV PRESENTATION FOR NEWS, TALK SHOWS, MAGAZINE & DEBATE PROGRAMMES

  • Developing style and persona
  • Listening skills & body language
  • Ad libbing skills
  • Interview techniques
  • Autocue skills
  • Studio talkback & cueing
  • Videowall & virtual reality presentation
  • Talking to time
  • Time management
  • Magazine programme presentation
  • Chairing an audience debate

PUBLIC SPEAKING MODULE

  • Chairing seminars
  • Addressing audiences

Course Duration: 5 days