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Want To Boost Your Online Profile?

Latest research shows that customers are more likely to buy after watching a video about you, your product or service. They want to get a sense of who you are, your energy and how you show up, not just what you offer.

And if you want to reach a national or global audience the quickest way to do this is to go live on screen with videos on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram as well as YouTube.  For some of us this means taking a BIG step out of our comfort zones.  Join us for our Twinkle For The Camera Workshops which will provide a safe and confidential space to practice being in front of the camera (whether it be on your phone, computer or video camera).

Do you know how to talk to a camera and present yourself and your business professionally online?

This interactive session will help you to:

  • Look your best in online videos promoting your business
  • Convince people you are worth listening to
  • Gain business by using video to increase your online profile

As well as benefitting from practice sessions with expert advice, you will learn about the key issues for appearing professional online including preparing your script, choosing the right setting, lighting, sound, appropriate appearance, eyeline, voice, pace, and performance.

Our Managing Director, Roz Morris, will lead this course. Roz is a former BBC TV presenter and she specialises in advising executives on how to present themselves professionally on camera. 
 
Roz says: “Nowadays it’s no longer just the top executives in a business who have to appear on screen representing their business. There are more TV channels than ever before all looking for people to interview about business issues. And, with the huge growth of online videos, the demand for professional video content is greater than ever before. 

Book your place

Twinkle For The Camera

Duration: Half day

Timing: 0900 -1300

Introductory Price: £275 inc VAT

Location: Church House Studios, Westminster, London

Date

Course

Price

Book a place

July 19th 2019

Twinkle For The Camera

£275 inc VAT

Twinkle For The Camera Workshop – (Maximum 6 people per course)

Friday July 19th 2019 – Half Day Training Course 0900 – 1300

Anyone who wishes to boost their online profile

How to look your best in online videos promoting your business

How to convince people you are worth listening to

How to gain business by using video to increase your online profile.

  • Briefing on why video is vital to grow your business
  • Briefing on how people are using online videos to promote themselves and their businesses
  • Best practice for online videos – Do’s and don’ts
  • Thinking about your target audience
  • Guidance on voice, content, performance, eyeline, appearance, pace and delivery
  • Advice on scripting
  • Guidance on technical equipment, and advice on issues such as lighting, sound and choosing the right setting to film in

 

  • Ensure that you look your best in online videos promoting your business
  • Convince people you are worth listening to
  • Gain business by using video to increase your online profile
  • Prepare and script your videos efficiently
  • Understand the way online videos are used for business

Before the course we need you to prepare a short 1 minute script to bring with you for you to practice filming yourself saying during the workshop.

You will need to bring your mobile, tablet along with you as well as charger cables and any cable to transfer videos to a laptop. 

Bring a selfie stick if you have one.

Make sure you have space available on your mobile/tablet to film a few videos.

These courses are run by TV News London’s Managing Director and expert media trainer, Roz Morris, who has had a long career as a journalist, broadcaster and media trainer. Roz has worked as a reporter and presenter for BBC TV and radio, ITV, and RTE, as well as a writer and correspondent for The Guardian, The Observer, The Northern Echo and The Evening Standard. She is currently a blogger on media issues for The Huffington Post UK.

 

 

Part of the course will be delivered in a meeting room briefing giving you a online video overview. This will cover:

  • Briefing on why video is vital to grow your business
  • Briefing on how people are using online videos to promote themselves and their businesses
  • Best practice for online videos – Do’s and don’ts
  • Thinking about your target audience
  • Guidance on voice, content, performance, eyeline, appearance, pace and delivery
  • Advice on scripting
  • Guidance on technical equipment, and advice on issues such as lighting, sound and choosing the right setting to film in

You will then be given practical exercises to do d then these will be reviewed and critiqued.

Practical Exercises:

  • Recording yourself on your phone using various styles
  • Recording your messages talking to a video camera

Please avoid any shirts/ blouses with stripes as this causes cameras to strobe.

Also, avoid any large earrings and large jewellery.

Feel free to bring different jackets/blazers with you to try for different looks in your videos.

The training course will take place at a training TV & Radio studio in Westminster, London.

Nearest tubes are:

St James’ Park ( 5 minute walk )

Westminster ( 10 minute walk )

 Victoria (20 minute walk) or short bus or taxi journey from Victoria.

Presenting Yourself Online

The Online Performance Challenge – Video is everywhere

Today’s online world demands new performance skills from professionals in business, politics and professions.  If you want to get a positive online profile in business or in politics now, you have to be able to talk on camera and look and sound as professional as trained broadcasters.

Current research shows most decision makers would rather watch a video than read an article or a blog, and most customers are more likely to buy after watching a video about a product or service.

TV News London can help you to look and sound professional in your videos – every time.  We offer exceptional service and results, providing all our clients with rigorous practical training sessions.

“I would never have been brave enough to speak so naturally in front of the camera if it wasn’t for the amazing guidance of Roz Morris and the TV News London team,” Michal Freeman-Shor, Senior Corporate Associate, Gardner Leader LLP.

TV News London is a leading media training company, established for more than 20 years.  We have huge experience of working as a business and political journalists and as media trainers working with major businesses, government services, global charities and UK politicians at senior levels.  

We provide several training options to professionalise online performances. These training sessions cover the following skills:

OPTION ONE – Presenting online
How to Talk Professionally on Camera – Video Presenting – Half Day Individual training at Central London studios

OPTION TWO – Presenting online with regular vlogs
How to Talk Professionally on Camera – Video Presenting and Vlogs – Full Day Individual training at Central London studios

OPTION THREE – Presenting online recorded and live
How to Talk Professionally on Camera – Video Presenting and Live Streaming – Full Day Individual training at Central London studios

OPTION FOUR – Presenting online with regular vlogs Group Course

How to Talk Professionally on Camera – Video Presenting and Vlogs Full Day Group training course at Central London studios – Maximum 4 trainees per course.  This course can be run as an In-house Training Course or as an Open Course

OPTION FIVE – Presenting online recorded and live – Group Course  – How to Talk Professionally on Camera Video Presenting and Live Streaming – Full Day Group training course at Central London studios – Maximum 4 trainees per course. This course can be run as an In-house Training Course or as an Open Course

OPTION SIX – Presenting online and SkypeHow to Talk Professionally on Camera – Video Presenting – Half Day Individual training course conducted remotely via Skype

For more info and to discuss your needs call us on +44 (0) 208 275 8854 or email info@tvnewslondon.co.uk

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