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TV Presenting for 15 - 17 Year Olds


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TV Presenting for 15 - 17 Year Olds

Monday to Friday 10 am – 4 pm, one week

This course gives you an introduction to television presenting, ideal for anyone with an interest in journalism and media.

You’ll experience studio and on-location presenting, as well as basic voice training and performance coaching, to ensure you to feel relaxed and confident in the role of a presenter.

You’ll also be given tuition on scriptwriting for bulletins and experience a multi-camera studio environment.

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Course Description

This course is ideal if you’re considering a career as a presenter, broadcaster or journalist and would like to gain a deeper understanding of how to stand out at auditions and screen tests.

You’ll receive one-to-one feedback from the tutor on your presentation style and technique.

During the course, you will:

  • experience live and location work including pieces to camera
  • learn interview techniques – live and recorded
  • develop your voice for storytelling
  • read from an autocue
  • critique industry structures and practices
  • plan, design and execute research in a range of presenting contexts
  • communicate effectively and appropriately and improve your confidence!

You’ll study in NTU’s Centre for Broadcast and Journalism, an award-winning education resource that provides practical training in news journalism across print, digital, radio and television.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to confidently communicate in front of the camera and have a portfolio of writing and reporting scripts.

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: You should have an interest in developing your personal approach to presenting and TV.

Where you'll learn: You will be studying in the Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism, as part of the School of Arts and Humanities on the City Campus.

You will find modern teaching spaces and group study environments to develop your ideas and skills as a journalist.

You’ll also have access to our library to use outside of your short course; whilst you can’t reserve or take away books, you are welcome to use them as a resource for research and referencing.

Here's what our previous attendees said:

'The teacher was very engaging and made the course enjoyable' SE

'I have had the best time and have made memories that I will never forget' AW

'I think the course gave a good balance of practical and theory based learning' CF

Tutor Profile: Gail Mellors is the Course Leader of the BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism degree at Nottingham Trent University.

Gail teaches Broadcast and Convergence Journalism; runs multiplatform news days; and is a supervisor for undergraduate multiplatform projects.

Gail started her career in newspapers working on both regional and national titles as a reporter, crime correspondent and news editor.

She then moved into broadcasting working for ITV Yorkshire’s regional evening news programme Calendar for 13 years whilst also working on numerous secondments for Daybreak and ITN.

During her career Gail has been an on-screen reporter, a presenter and a programme producer as well as producing a number of documentaries for regional and network audiences.

Gail continues to appear on TV as a freelance reporter / presenter for ITV Central.

Need accommodation?

If you're aged 16 or 17 then you can stay unaccompanied with agreement from a parent/guardian.

To support safeguarding, all guests aged 16 and 17 will be accommodated together in the same halls of residence.

The reception and security team are available 24 hours, and there will be a dedicated supervisor(s) during the evenings and mornings, outside of class times.

Guests will be provided with a mobile number for the supervisor(s) during their stay.

If you're aged 15 then you can stay as long as you are accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Find out more at www.ntu.ac.uk/summeraccommodation

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