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The Top Ten Strategies for
Appearing on a TV Talk Show

by Dr. Allan Bonner

1. Watch it - live, on tape or on the Web

2. Suggest other guests or expert callers

3. Are there visual aids you can bring?

4. Practice messages on your own video camera

5. Field tough angry questions

6. Talk to the host most of the time

7. When addressing callers, look at the phone or camera (careful, this is tricky)

8. Use slower, larger gestures

9. Be interested as well as interesting

10. Don't fight with callers or the host

Dr. Allan Bonner is leading a series of
Media Relations Courses being presented by Sources

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