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TV Presenting: Script, Studio and Location Skills

TV presenting for beginners
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 19 July 2021
  • Course duration: Monday to Friday 10 am – 4 pm, one week


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This course gives you an introduction to television presenting.

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.


This course is ideal if you’re considering a career as a TV presenter 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.

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.

Our standard booking terms and conditions apply.

Email us to find out how: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

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: No experience is required.

Tutor profiles: 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.

Indicative maximum class size: 10

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

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: www.ntu.ac.uk/summeraccommodation

What you'll study

On this 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.

Entry requirements

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No experience is required.

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No experience is required.

How to apply

You can book your place via the NTU online store:

One week summer course (19 - 23 July 2021)

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

You can book your place via the NTU online store:

One week summer course (19 - 23 July 2021)

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £495.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £495.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418