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TV weather presenter course

Woman conducting a TV weather forecast

Weather presenting is a unique art, incorporating an understanding of meteorology with the ability to turn facts into a weather story that captivates an audience. This course is specially designed for anyone who is new to weather presenting, but wants to learn how to do it.

The course

You will learn how to present the weather, about common mistakes and good techniques including:

  • how to feel comfortable in front of camera
  • describing the graphics
  • working with the weather maps
  • telling a weather story
  • presenting a weather bulletin to a set duration
  • using a written brief from a forecaster

Outcome

Man in editing suite

You will benefit from the exceptional technical quality that only a professional broadcast facility can provide.

At the end of the course you will be provided with a show reel on DVD. The total amount of recorded work will vary slightly from person to person, but expect to take away around one to two minutes' worth of material.

Course dates and booking

On average we stage one course every three weeks with a maximum of four clients per course. Therefore applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Further details

Please view the course datasheet (PDF, 215 kb)

Seminar information

Venue

This two-day course is held at Met Office Media, Millbank Studios in London's Westminster area - directly opposite the Houses of Parliament.

Dates

2009

20-21 October
17-18 November
15-16 December

2010

12-13 January
23-24 February
23-24 March
20-21 April
18-19 May
15-16 June

Pricing

The course fee is £850 plus VAT for the two days. This includes your compilation show reel footage, course materials, coaching and production staff, use of the Met Office Studios, lunch and unlimited refreshments.

Full payment for the course needs to be made no later than 14 days before your course date.

Need more information?

Contact terry.charles@metoffice.gov.uk

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(All courses held at the London Media Centre unless otherwise stated)



Payment terms and conditions

Payment must be received within 14 days of the course starting, although bookings will be accepted up to the seminar starting, subject to availability. You will be contacted before the course to arrange credit/debit card payment. If you cancel within 14 days of the course starting then full charges are due and the cost will not be refunded.

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