Media Careers: You Can Be a TV Talking Head/Pundit

Become a news analyst and show off your insights to the world
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Instructed by TJ Walker Business / Media
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  • Lectures 24
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 9 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Imagine yourself being interviewed on a major TV news network and you are coming across as strong, confident and full of fascinating insights. Wouldn't you love to be a regular pundit on major news programs offering your analysis on top news stories of the day?

In this How to Be a TV Pundit course, you will learn the following:

*How to get the attention of news bookers

*How to speak in memorable sound bites

*How to look confident and comfortable on TV

*How to rehearse on video

This course is delivered primarily through spoken lecture. Because the skill you are learning is speaking related, it only makes sense that you learn through speaking.

The skill you will learn in this class is not primarily theoretical or academic. It is a skill that requires physical habits. That is why you will be asked to take part in numerous exercises where you record yourself speaking on video, and then watching yourself. Learning presentation skills is like learning how to ride a bicycle. You simply have to do it numerous times and work past the wobbling and falling off parts until you get it right.

This course contain numerous video lectures plus several bonus books for your training library.

TJ Walker has been coaching and training people on their presentation skills for 30 years. Now, through the power of Udemy's online platform, he is able to give you the same high quality training that he gives in person to CEOs, Fortune 500 executives, and Presidents of countries. Only you can now receive the training at a tiny fraction of the normal fee for in-person training.

How long this course takes is up to you. The longest part of the course involves you speaking on video, critiquing yourself, and doing it over until you like it. But if you get to the point where you love how you look and sound when you present it will be well worth the time spent. And having this skill will save you time for all future media presentations in your life.

You can begin improving your media presentation skills right now. You may have an opportunity to speak out as soon as tomorrow, so why waste another day worried that your media presentation skills are not up to high standards. Enroll in this course today.

Course updated on July 30, 2015

There is a 100% Money-Back Guarantee for this course. And the instructor also provides an enhanced guarantee.

TJ Walker has more than 100,000 course enrollments from more than 14,000 online students around the globe.

What others say:

“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm."Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need to record themselves speaking using a cellphone camera or webcam

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Look your best on TV
  • Speak in sound bites
  • Rehearse on video
  • Appear on TV and Radio as a commentator

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who aspires to be a pundit, talking head, or news analyst

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: You Can Be a TV Talking Head
Please Introduce Yourself
Article
Your Expertise Can Be Showcased On Local, National and International TV
Preview
00:47
The History of Pundits
Preview
03:18
7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
Article
Demonstrate Your Core Principles On the Issues That Touch You
Preview
03:48
Express Opinions That Deliver True Insights
03:56
Become the Master of Sound Bites
05:16
Idea Distribution
04:15
The Perfect Press Release
02:27
How to Look Good on TV
06:23
1st Video Critique
02:14
2nd Video Critique
01:59
3rd Video Critique
03:48
Daily YouTube
04:17
Feedback
01:39
Conclusion
01:04
Section 2: Housekeeping Matters
Who is TJ Walker?
Preview
02:52
If You Like to Learn by Reading
01:09
Your Questions Will Be Answered Here
Preview
01:25
Section 3: Bonus Reading
Media Training A to Z
199 pages
Media Training Success
34 pages
Section 4: Additions for Your Communications Library
Secret to Foolproof Presentations
208 pages
Public Speaking Success
31 pages
1001 Ways to Wow
72 pages

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Instructor Biography

TJ Walker, Public Speaking and Media Training Expert

TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, US Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament .

Walker has more than 100,000 online course enrollments and more than 16,000 online students.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today # 1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.

Walker is also the author of "Media Training AZ" and "Media Training Success."

Currently, Walker is the host of the #1 rated daily TV/Radio/Podcast show devoted exclusively to public speaking and media training (Syndicated on iTunes, YouTube, Daily Motion, Vimeo, Flickr and Facebook) "Speaking with TJ Walker" is heard and viewed seven days a week around the world.

In 2009, Walker set the Guinness Book of World Records for Most Talk Radio Appearances ever in a 24 hour period.

Walker has also served as a former President of the National Speakers Association, New York City.

Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude.

What others say:

“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm." Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor

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