Television Workshop, Introduction to Techniques
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Television Workshop, Introduction to Techniques

Learn how to best tailor your appearance and message delivery for TV in this informative Television Workshop, Introduction to Techniques.   

The Introduction to Techniques Workshop takes place at the Leadership Institute’s Steven P.J. Wood Building located in Arlington, VA.  

You’ll learn how to look like a professional on-camera and how to avoid the mistakes that identify you as a rookie.  

Who it's for: 

  • Media and communications professionals 

  • Political strategists and advocates 

  • Policy experts 

  • Current or future elected officials and candidates 

  • Anyone preparing for an upcoming on-camera or radio interview 

How you'll benefit: 

  • Learn how to develop your message for TV and radio 

  • Understand how to speak in “sound bites” 

  • Practice correct on-camera gestures and appearance 

What to expect:?This half-day workshop is split into two sections. In the first section, your instructor will give an informative overview of on-camera and radio interview techniques. The second section will take place in LI’s Norma Zimdahl Master Studio in the Sacher Multimedia Center where you’ll have a chance to participate in a round of mock interviews. Interviews will be played back for review by the instructor.   

What's included: 

  • Welcome packet and notepad 

  • On-camera time 

  • Breakfast and lunch  

  • A copy of your interview footage 

*Ask about student and group rates. 

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Tiffany Roberts

Contact Tiffany with your questions or to request training.

What graduates say

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Kevin Lundberg

"The leadership Institute's hands-on approach was a valuable introduction to the rapid-fire interviews of broadcast journalism. LI gave me some of the tools I needed to adjust to this pressure cooker side of politics."