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

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Bonus Books, Inc., 2000 - Performing Arts - 348 pages
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Would you like to have a voice like a television anchor? Internationally recognised broadcast voice specialist and top-rated speaker Utterback has expanded her preeminent book on broadcast voice with this third edition. With over thirty years of experience in voice, Dr Utterback knows what it takes to create and maintain an effective broadcast voice. She shares with you the same advise she gives to clients from the major television networks, local stations, the Voice of America, CNN, Bloomberg News, The Associated Press, ESPN, NPR, PBS, and other television and radio stations throughout the United States and Canada. This book teaches you how to find your best voice, and how to care for our voice so that is still will last a lifetime. Earlier editions have been used in many newsrooms. They have also been widely adopted by such schools as the American University and the University of Missouri-Columbia.
 

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Contents

BreathingThe Key to Good Vocal
1
Articulation Chapter
4
PhonationUsing the Vocal Folds Effectively
29
Phonation Chapter 2
35
ArticulationForming and Shaping the Sound
89
Enhancing Meaning through Stress
123
Stress and Intonation Chapter 5
135
Sounding Conversational
151
Going Live
165
Other Live Experiences
191
Coping with Stress
213
Appendix
237
Mispronounced Words
329
Suggested Readings
339
Resonance Chapter 3
342
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Dr. Ann S. Utterback is the author of seven books and numerous articles on voice. She travels internationally giving workshops for stations, networks, and groups such as The Associated Press, American Forces Network in Europe and the Alaska Press Club. She is a regular speaker at the RTNDA International Conference where her lectures are rated among the highest. Her book Broadcasting recognize stresses and deal with them in healthy ways. She is also the co-author of Performing for Electronic Media. Dr. Utterback is based in the Washington, DC area.

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