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Consultancy Package for TV Experts

 

Could you be an expert on TV?

 

Media editors and producers are always on the lookout for experts to provide comment on news stories or contribute information to factual or factual/entertainment shows. Your expertise could be the route into media work as an expert or presenter.

 
This consultancy package is designed to teach experts how to market themselves to the media and generate content ideas to pitch to producers and editors.
 

1.  Consultancy tailored to your expertise to include:

 
A half-day, one-to-one session on to how to market yourself as a presenter or expert for TV covering:
 

  • How to market yourself to media editors, inc TV, print & online
  • What makes a TV Expert – qualities & qualifications
  • How to pitch yourself – Presenter v Expert
  • Why ideas matter and how to use them to market yourself
  • How to raise your profile as an expert in all media
  • Finding an agent
  • Brainstorming ideas within your subject area suited to the media.

 
A professional biography designed to sell your skills and expertise to media editors.
 
A cover email to accompany a mail shot of your biography introducing you to suitable media editors and producer.
 
Advice on content for a website that will help sell your expertise to the media. (If you don’t already have a web site we can also help you set one up).
 
A guide on who, and how, to contact TV producers.
 
A written portfolio of headlines ideas based on your area of expertise that will help support your pitch to media editors.
 
Follow up support by email.
 
Cost: £750
 
 

2.  Media Training

 
Half-Day media training session on camera to include feedback, copy of the resulting video and notes on:
 

    • How journalists think and what they are looking for
    • techniques to ensure you get your key points/message across effectively
    • dealing with difficult questions
    • the questions you MUST ask before you do any radio or TV interview
    • what to expect in the studio and beyond
    • how to establish your credibility and reputation

     
    Cost: £350
     

    Save £150 by booking both packages together at cost of £950.

    For further information or to book a package contact: Shu@wanttoworkintelevision.com

     

    “Thank you for all the incredibly valuable information and being so approachable and willing to share your knowledge skills and experience.” Dr Eva Detko

     

    “If you have not got a clue on how to get onto TV this is a brilliant starting place.” Darryl Bertie, The Electrician

     

    THE CONSULTANT:

    Siubhan (Shu) Richmond,
    A multi award-winning senior producer and executive producer with over 20 years experience of developing, producing & commissioning live and pre-recorded factual entertainment, daytime, consumer and lifestyle programmes. Awarded a National Television Award and two TV Quick awards in successive years for Best Daytime Show as Editor and Executive Producer of ITV’s ‘This Morning’.
     
    Specialising in the conception and production of innovative programming Shu set up the award-nominated ‘The Villa’ for Sky One (the format sold worldwide), sold a travel series to Channel 5, conceived the unique format of ‘Have I Been Here Before’, a regression series for ITV1, and developed and launched a new live daytime series, ‘Angela and Friends’ for Sky One. Credits include Commissioning Editor Daytime for Channel 4.
     
    Fern Britton, Phillip Schofield, Richard & Judy, Lorraine Kelly, Eamonn Holmes, Ruth Langsford, John Barrowman, Dr Christian Jessen are just some of the high profile TV presenters Shu has worked with. She has also developed a variety of reporters and experts, including showbiz reporter Alison Hammond, soap reviewer Sharon Marshall, money saving expert Martin Lewis and very many more.