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Presenting to a camera

How to present to camera.

Marty Jopson – TV presenter, science performer, science writer and prop builder

Marty has been making science television for over twenty years and has worked behind the camera as a researcher, prop builder, director, producer, executive and company manager. His career as a presenter spans over ten years as the science reporter on the BBC1 flagship programme, The One Show. He has also appeared on regional, national and international series like Invention Nation (BBC1), The House the 50s Built (C4), Food Factory (BBC1) and Brainiac (Sky1).

When not on television, Marty spends much of his time on stage performing hair-raising and flammable science at science festivals around the country. He builds all of his own props and takes dangerous, high-voltage and high-speed science stunts to the audiences at prestigious venues like the Royal Institution, Cheltenham Science Festival, Edinburgh International Science Festival and BIG Bang Fair at the NEC, to name but a few.

He is currently the proud author of two books, both produced with publisher Michael O’Mara. His first, The Science of Everyday Life, has been on Amazon’s best seller lists and translated into numerous languages. His second, The Science of Food, was published in 2017 and has been doing very well so far.

You can find out more about Marty on his website.

Do you feel comfortable presenting to a camera? Do you think these tips will help you feel more at ease in from of a camera?

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