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TV Talk Show Presentation

TV Talk Show Presentation


From: 24/11/2019 - 28/11/2019

Time: 09:00 - 16:00

Category: TV and Radio Journalism

8470QAR / 2258USD



- A degree in media
- At least one year experience in journalism for those who didn’t graduate in media

Course Description

“Talk show is the core of the TV work” This quote summarizes the importance of TV talk shows to all TV journalists and not only to presenters. The TV work in all its forms is basically based on interviews/dialogues, which could be a thirty-second interview in reports or a one-hour interview in talk shows. This requires interviewers having a good knowledge and a broad general culture in addition to high proficiency and ability to extract the information from the interviewee and deliver it to the viewer.

Course Objective

At the end of the course, participants should:
- Become familiar with the basic tools for conducting a talk show and know the different types of talk shows
- Understand how to prepare and plan a TV talk show
- Be able to manage a talk show

Course Outline

• The working environment in TV
- The teamwork environment in TV programs
- The relationship between the producer, the director, the presenter and the other working team members
- Preparing TV programs and the close relationship between the production and the presentation
- The art of successful preparation of the talk show
- Selection of guests

• Qualities of the talk show presenter:

- Basic qualities
- Basic differences between a professional talk show presenter and a newscaster

• Concept and importance of talk shows
- Types of talk shows
- Importance of talk shows in TV work
- Viewing and analyzing of visual models

• Building a talk show:
- Introduction, content and conclusion
- How to prepare the introduction and its importance in the talk show
- Building the interview content and the main subjects
- Basic tools for the art of making questions

• Skills of TV show presentation
- Searching methods and tools
- The art of dialogue management and ability to maneuver to achieve goals
- How to overcome mistakes
- How to deal with the body language
- Importance of the conclusion and the farewell
- The common mistakes in a talk show and how to go beyond them

Course Benefits

A graduation certificate accredited by Aljazeera Media Institute.