Get on TV!: The Insider's Guide to Pitching the Producers and Promoting Yourself
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Get on TV!: The Insider's Guide to Pitching the Producers and Promoting Yourself

by Jacquie Jordan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1402205910

ISBN-13: 9781402205910

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Sourcebooks

Expert advice on how to get booked and asked back!

"Jacquie ought to know how to get you on TV...she's put half the country on TV, including me." —Maury Povich

In Get on TV!, Jacquie Jordan brings her expert advice straight to you—the entrepreneurs, experts, authors, and future reality stars looking to land a television spot. Jacquie shows you the ins

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Expert advice on how to get booked and asked back!

"Jacquie ought to know how to get you on TV...she's put half the country on TV, including me." —Maury Povich

In Get on TV!, Jacquie Jordan brings her expert advice straight to you—the entrepreneurs, experts, authors, and future reality stars looking to land a television spot. Jacquie shows you the ins and outs of the TV business and what you need to do to get booked (and asked back), including:

—The importance of tape and materials
—Speaking the language of the television producer
—Being persistent without being annoying
—What to do when you're booked and cancelled
—How to get asked back again and again

If you know the right moves, you can get on TV!

"Jacquie has the ability to maintain a fair balance between the voice of the project she is producing and the needs of her guests." —John Edward, psychic medium and author of Crossing Over, host of John Edward: Cross Country

Jacquie Jordan has been involved in booking, supervising or producing over 10,000 television guests, as well as coaching countless people on how to get on air.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402205910
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,334,891
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Donny Osmond.....................................................................ix

Introduction.....................................................................................................1

Chapter 1: Behind the Scenes of TV........................................................3

Chapter 2: Who Is Making the Decisions?................................................9

Chapter 3: Pitches, Hooks, and Branding: Who Are You?....................31

Chapter 4: Building a Solid Platform.........................................................49

Chapter 5: Press Kits and Show Reels:
The Importance of Tape and Materials ................................................65

Chapter 6: Space: The Final Frontier...What Show is Right for You?...97

Chapter 7: The Art of Pitching and the Secret to a Successful TV Career....................................................................111

Chapter 8: Learning the Lingo: Speak the Language of a TV Producer......................................................................................33

Chapter 9: Booked, Bumped, or Cancelled:
What to Do and How to Behave .........................................................161

Chapter 10: It's Showtime: How to Float "On Air"..................................175

Chapter 11: Getting Real on Reality TV..................................................197

Epilogue.........................................................................................................207

Appendix: The Big List................................................................................209

Appendix: Consent and Release Form.....................................................233

Index ..............................................................................................................237

About the Author...........................................................................................245

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