GREAT news for all aspiring TV presenters.
Pegasus, one of Ireland’s leading talent agencies, has joined forces with City Colleges to launch a professional TV presenter training course.
Master the key skills of modern broadcasting with current and former TV professionals from RTE & TV3 – including Alan Cantwell (TV3 News), Evelyn Cusack (RTE Weather), Senator Marie Louise O’Donnell (RTE Radio 1/Vincent Browne Show) and Con Murphy (Crimecall/RTE Sport).
The TV Presenter course will run regularly in a Dublin city centre location.
CITY COLLEGES CERTIFICATE IN TV PRESENTING
So you want to be a TV presenter? You should! It’s a fantastic job, rewarding, challenging, exciting – and well paid. It’s no wonder so many people have presenting ambitions. But how do you get started? How do you learn the basics? And how can you stand out from the crowd?
The City Colleges Certificate in TV Presenting, in association with talent agency Pegasus Consulting, prepares prospective presenters to both inform and entertain, to introduce and interview, and to find their own voice and presenting style.
John O’Keeffe, Managing Director, Pegasus Consulting.
Pegasus is a media and communications consultancy, representing a wide range of corporate and celebrity clients from television, theatre, politics, media, business and sport. A Cambridge graduate, John is a former Dean of Law at Dublin Business School and a Teaching Fellow in the School of Psychology at TCD. A newspaper columnist and Associate Editor of the Garda Review, he regularly guests on both RTE and TV3.
- Evelyn Cusack, RTE, Met Eireann
- Marie Louise O’Donnell, RTE, TV3, The Vincent Browne Show
- Alan Cantwell, former news anchor – TV3 News
- Brenda Power, barrister, presenter & columnist – Newstalk, Crime Call, Sunday Times
- Con Murphy, former RTE presenter Crime Call, Soccer Republic, Saturday Sport
- JJ Rolfe, cameraman & cinematographer
Mod 1: Overview (JOK)
Introduction to TV Presenting
Module 2: Behind The Scenes
Newsgathering & research
Writing for TV
Module 3: The News Anchor (Alan Cantwell)
What makes a good television presenter?
Module 4: TV Production (JJ Rolfe)
The TV studio & production gallery – who does what?
Single & multi-camera presenting
Show, don’t tell: Working with pictures
Module 5: Specialist Presenting (Evelyn Cusack)
Module 6: Broadcast Reporting (Marie Louise O’Donnell)
Working on a daily programme
How programmes are conceived, planned and broadcast
Producing broadcast features – “packages”
Module 7: Location Presenting (Con Murphy)
Presenting outside the studio
Module 8: Global Current Affairs
Producing major news and sports events
The 24-hour news cycle
The breaking story
Module 9: Making A Showreel (JJ Rolfe)
Module 10: Audition Preparation
How to develop a winning CV
Interview skills and tips
Practical 1: Presenting To Camera
Working with autocue
Practice and feedback
Practical 2: Interview Skills
Practice and feedback
Practical 3: Your Showreel
Making a showreel
All participants will receive feedback from industry producers/presenters, and a showreel scene.
For more information, or to book a place on the course, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org