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Oprah, The Today Show, your local talk shows and even reality TV all offer unprecedented opportunities for personal and professional promotion. Position yourself to reap the rewards by targeting the right shows and applying a few insider rules for getting on the air. Author Jacquie Jordan, an Emmy-nominated TV pro, knows just what producers seek in the perfect "TV guestpert." She delivers the goods in this thorough guide to promoting yourself, your company or your product on the air. When you read this, you’ll want to get right to work. Getting TV air time will no longer seem like an impossible goal, although you will notice in Jordan’s case studies that truth is often stranger than fiction in TV Land. recommends this book to professionals who want to polish their presentations, understand talk show production behind the scenes and become TV guests. Go get your 15 minutes of fame.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to get on TV;
  • How unscripted television shows get made and who makes them;
  • How to make the strongest possible presentation to the decision makers who book TV guests; and
  • What to do when the cameras roll.

About the Author

Jacquie Jordan is a twice Emmy-nominated TV producer with credits on Maury, Geraldo, Donny & Marie and The Montel Williams Show. She is co-executive producer for Sunday Morning Shootout and a media consultant who connects guests with shows and conducts seminars and workshops.



So You Want to Be on TV
Why even try to get on TV? Television appearances focus attention - potentially worth millions of dollars - on your product, company or idea. Imagine the opportunities that unscripted television programs present, whether they focus on issues or entertainment.

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    Get the word out the way you want, from presentations to network television.

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