Presenters host broadcast productions. They are the face or voice of these programs and make announcements on different platforms such as radio, television, theatres or other establishments. They ensure that their audience is entertained and introduce the artists or persons being interviewed.
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- Artistic / Enterprising
The rules concerning the way words are spelled.
- Pronunciation techniques
The pronunciation techniques to properly and understandably pronounce words.
- Vocal techniques
The various techniques for using your voice correctly without exhausting or damaging it when changing voice in tone and volume.
The set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language.
- Copyright legislation
Legislation describing the protection of the rights of original authors over their work, and how others can use it.
- Breathing techniques
The various techniques to control the voice, body, and nerves by breathing.
- Audiovisual equipment
The characteristics and usage of different tools that stimulate the sight and audio senses.
- Consult information sources
Consult relevant information sources to find inspiration, to educate yourself on certain topics and to acquire background information.
- Rehearse role
Study lines and actions. Practise them before recording or shooting to find the best way to perform them.
- Memorise lines
Memorise your role in a performance or broadcast, whether it is text, movement, or music.
- Follow the news
Follow current events in politics, economics, social communities, cultural sectors, internationally, and in sports.
- Follow directions of the artistic director
Follow the instructions of the director while understanding his creative vision.
- Gather information on theme of the show
Gather relevant information on the theme you are discussing in the show or on the guests who make an appearance in the program to make sure you are up to date.
- Develop professional network
Reach out to and meet up with people in a professional context. Find common ground and use your contacts for mutual benefit. Keep track of the people in your personal professional network and stay up to date on their activities.
- Read pre-drafted texts
Read texts, written by others or by yourself, with the proper intonation and animation.
- Meet expectations of target audience
Research the needs and expectations of the target audience to ensure the program's theme meets both.
- Perform improvisation
Perform dialogues or actions spontaneously or without preparation.
- Adapt to type of media
Adapt to different types of media such as television, movies, commercials, and others. Adapt work to type of media, scale of production, budget, genres within type of media, and others.
- Follow time cues
Observe the conductor, orchestra or director and follow text and vocal score to time cues accurately.
Optional knowledge and skillspress law interview techniques select music prepare broadcasts apply grammar and spelling rules compose playlist proofread text work with a voice coach adopt a relaxed posture check correctness of information present during live broadcasts moderate a debate perform market research use audio reproduction software consult with production director develop program ideas photography body language lighting techniques communicate by telephone interview people practice humour
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