Broadcast Voice Handbook: How to Polish Your On-Air Delivery

Broadcast Voice Handbook: How to Polish Your On-Air Delivery

by Ann S. Utterback


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An internationally acclaimed broadcast voice specialist and top rated speaker, Dr. Ann S. Utterback teaches braodcasting and professionals how to find their best voice and how to care for it so that it lasts a lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566250108
Publisher: Bonus Books, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/1990
Pages: 265
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Quick Reference to Common Broadcast Voice Problemsvii
Foreword to the Third Editionxiii
Meet Dr. Utterbackxv
Introduction to the Third Editionxix
1Breathing--The Key to Good Vocal Production1
Focus on Breathing16
Breathing Warm-Ups20
2Phonation--Using the Vocal Folds Effectively29
Focus on Phonation59
Phonation Warm-Ups60
Resonance--Enriching Speech Sounds65
Focus on Resonance78
Resonance Warm-Ups80
4Articulation--Forming and Shaping the Sound89
Focus on Articulation111
Articulations Warm-Ups113
5Enhancing Meaning through Stress and Intonation123
Focus on Stress and Intonation143
Stress and Intonation Warm-ups146
6Sounding Conversational151
Focus on Sounding Conversational160
Sounding Conversational Warm-ups162
7Going Live165
Focus on Going Live180
Going Live Warm-Ups187
8Other Live Experiences191
Focus on Other Live Experiences206
Other Live Experiences Warm-Ups206
9Coping with Stress213
Focus on Coping with Stress233
Coping with Stress Warm-Ups233
AQuestionnaire Statistics237
BComments from News Directors249
CPronunciation Tests and Word Lists313
DStumbling Blocks--Commonly Mispronounced Words329
Suggested Readings339

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