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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.

Secure your place with a deposit

If you're booking two months or more before the course starts, we can accept a £100 deposit to secure your place.

The balance is due one month before the course starts.

Course Code

CSCTVP151
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.

Tutor Profile: Gail Mellors is the Course Leader and Senior Lecturer for the Broadcast Journalism degree at Nottingham Trent University.

She has worked in broadcasting for ITV Yorkshire’s regional evening news programme Calendar for 13 years whilst also working 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.

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

Need accommodation?

You can book a self-catered, single room with private bathroom on our city campus, right next door to our studios and classrooms.

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

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

Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award?

This course can count as your Gold DofE Residential.

DofE participants must book both the course and accommodation on campus for this to count towards your Gold Award.

Looking to turn your one-week course into a two-week experience?

If you can match this with any second course, you’ll receive a 10% refund on your course fees.

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Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

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