"So You Want To Be A TV Presenter?" takes the reader step by step through over 50 topics including: how to read from a prompt & use in-ear talkback; how to talk to camera & talking to time; live, recorded, studio and location shoots; children's TV presenting; shopping channel presenting; weather presenting; how to find a TV presenting job; and, crucially, how to create a convincing showreel. An extensive resources list includes essential websites and publications to help you train, find work and market yourself in your new career.
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.