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5 Week TV Hosting Class

October 28, 2013 @ 6:00 pm


5 Week TV Hosting & Interview Skills Class

“Where Traditional Hosting Skills Meet Cutting Edge Hosting Skills”

Class #1: Students work on-camera with Teleprompter using authentic scripts taken from

Entertainment, lifestyle, sports, educational, business news, medical, web, & traditional news programming, and corporate video productions. This first class begins with an introduction to the industry with an overview of television program formats, settings, situations, and the “types” of hosts needed for each. We’ll also cover the different audition scenarios that potential hosts will be confronted with.

Class #2: Working with a co-host in both teleprompter reads and unscripted bullet point hosting situations.

Class #3: Focuses on “in studio” interview skills and “man on the street” interview skills. We’ll cover making smooth transitions from reading Teleprompter segment introductions into guest interviews and back again. This will also include interview technique and connecting with your guest and audience.

Class #4: “THE NO PROMPTER ZONE” Focuses on drills that include off the cuff improv stand-ups to camera, quick thinking on your feet, how to internalize copy, turn scripts into bullet points & think in bullet points.

Class #5: This final class wraps up with each student presenting a clean host read of their “dream show” intro or segment that they write, then turn into bullet points. recorded to digital file that can be used as a “mini demo” reel for viewing by potential agents and production companies the student will contact when they do their personal marketing. Students also have the option to use a script that they have worked with in class. At the completion of the final class each student will be offered an in depth booklet of information that recaps the various types of programming, program formats, host “types”, audition scenarios, important points to remember, frequently asked questions, production company contacts, hosting agents contacts, website resources, marketing resources, demo reel tips, on-air image tips, headshot info and Patricia Stark Communication’s “The 10 Keys to On-Camera Presenting”.


October 28, 2013
6:00 pm
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Patricia Stark & Actors Connection NYC


Actors Connection
630 9th Avenue, Ste 1410
New York, 10036
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