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Courses - Introduction to TV Presenting with Scarlette Douglas

Introduction to TV Presenting with Scarlette Douglas

Date: Sunday 23rd June 2024

Hours: 10.00am - 6.00pm

Venue: The Comedy School ,14-15 Gloucester Gate, London NW1 4HG

Scarlette Douglas, is an English television presenter and television property expert. She is known for being one of the presenters on the Channel 4 series A Place in the Sun between 2015 and 2022.

She has also been a regular guest reporter on The One Show, Lorraine and Good Morning Britain. Since 2022, she has co-presented George Clarke's Flipping Fast, Love it or List it and Worst House on the Street all for Channel 4, alongside her brother Stuart Douglas, as well as being a campmate in I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! in the same year.

This one-day course is designed to introduce beginners to the art of TV presenting.

Participants will explore the fundamentals of on-screen presence, effective communication and basic technical skills required for successful television presenting.

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Day Outline:

Introduction to TV Presenting

Overview of the role and importance of a TV presenter, including how this has changed over the years.

Finding your USP, what will make you stand out from the rest and what your area of expertise is.


On-Screen Presence

Body language, posture, appearance and facial expressions

Connecting with the camera, audience and interviewee

Learning to co-host with fellow participants 


Script Reading and Writing Basics

Techniques for reading scripts/pieces to camera naturally and confidently

Writing pieces to camera/scripts and interview questions 


Voice Modulation and Articulation

Developing a clear and engaging speaking voice and working on varieties of styles for different genres of TV

Techniques for effective communication on camera


Teleprompter Usage

Practical tips for using a teleprompter

Maintaining a natural flow while reading from a script


Mock Presenting Sessions

Participants will have the opportunity to practice what they have learnt in front of the camera and ‘perform’ their learnings to the rest of the class.

Constructive feedback and tips for improvement

By the end of this one-day TV presenting course, participants will have gained foundational knowledge and practical experience to start their journey in the exciting world of television presenting.


Takeaways: useful information, Worksheet with a glossary of terms used throughout the day. 

Booking Form

The Comedy School,14-15 Gloucester Gate, London NW1 4HG