TV Presenter

$99.00
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IOA 032
50 Online Study HoursFully Accredited by ICOES
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Being a presenter means working at the front line of television. While it can be all-consuming and often challenging, it’s a job that can also be exciting, enthralling and deeply satisfying. 

Your job could involve introducing or hosting a show, reporting on special events, reading the news, interacting with live audiences or interviewing folk from all walks of life.

However, TV presenting can be a tough business to break into and that’s why it’s important to get the inside track on what it takes to become the next David Letterman or Ryan Seacrest.

Learning how to bring something special to a show by focusing on your strengths and building your own personal brand, is also essential in your approach to becoming a standout TV presenter.

That’s why this course lays down the foundation that you need to become part of this thrilling world while imparting essential tricks and tips of the trade.


WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Have you ever watched a popular presenter hosting a TV program and thought, “How do I get to do that?” If you have, then this is the course for you!

Whether your interest is in hard news, current affairs, human interest, entertainment, culture, travel or sports presenting, there are very few jobs where you can indulge your passions while reaching out to millions of people at the same time.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

In doing this course, you will learn:

  • The basics of broadcasting
  • The team behind the scenes
  • The most important skills you need to possess
  • What producers and agents are really looking for in a TV presenter
  • How to stand out from the crowd
  • Understanding your own special ‘brand’

You’ll be introduced to:

  • Different camera presentations from handheld to multi-camera
  • What it means to ‘talk to camera’, ‘talk to time’ and how to do both effectively
  • Autocue techniques
  • Using an earpiece with ‘open talkback’
  • How to ad-lib effectively
  • Researching, scripting and conducting great on-air interviews
  • Pre-records and live broadcasts

CAREER PATH

After completing this course, you could: 

  • Explore the interesting and exciting television industry
  • Become a more polished and self-assured presenter
  • Expand your skills as a MC and presenter of live events
  • Gain a better understanding of your personal brand, and how to grow it

REQUIREMENTS

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.


EXAM & CERTIFICATION

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course
  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)



COURSE MODULES

Module 1: The business we call show
  • An overview of the business
  • The changing face of TV
  • Different types of presenting
  • Challenges of breaking into the business
Module 2: It takes a village to build a TV Presenter
  • The team
  • Producers
  • Presenter role requirements
  • Presenter skillset
  • TV terminology
Module 3: Wow! Who’s that girl (or boy?)
  • Do you have what it takes?
  • Knowledge and research
  • The ‘wow’ factor
  • Fronting a show
  • Audience connection
Module 4: A ‘brand’ new you
  • Find Your Strengths
  • What’s Your USP
  • Difference between being a ‘Personality’ and a ‘Presenter’
  • Seeing yourself as a ‘brand’
Module 5: Talking the talk
  • How to talk to camera
  • Talking to time
  • Presenter techniques
  • Vocal delivery
  • Autocue / teleprompter tips
  • Script reading
  • Talk back and earpiece training
  • Interviewing techniques
Module 6: Are you ready for your close up?
  • Ad-lib presentation
  • Script construction and prep’
  • Handheld camera presentation
  • Multi-camera direction
  • Live broadcast
  • Location reporting
  • Camera technique
Module 7: Looking the part
  • Importance of getting your image right
  • Visual Messages
  • Body language
  • Note setting & colours
  • Do’s and don’ts of TV makeup
Module 8: Showreel time
  • The ONE big secret to a successful showreel
  • Preparation: Subject matter
  • Preparation: Types of footage
  • Marketing yourself
  • Structure & format
  • Professional v home-filmed
Module 9: Applying for jobs
  • Planning
  • What to include in application
  • Broadcast trade media
  • Finding on-camera experience
  • What not to do
  • Handling rejection
  • Indirect opportunities
  • Right place, right time
Module 10: All the other things you wanted to know about TV presenting but were afraid to ask!
  • Training and qualifications
  • Agents
  • Salaries
  • The Myth of the 4-Hour Week
  • PR and media relations
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