Sneak Preview: Channel 4 Paralympic Games Presenter Line-Up
In my hands right now I have an embargoed Channel 4 press release detailing the presenter line up for its coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. A mixture of brand new talent, familiar faces and sturdy pairs of hands – you too will be able to pore over every inch of this meticulously constructed [...]
‘Boot Camp: Take Two’ – The Documentary
There aren’t many walks of life in which staring in to a mirror for hours at a time repeating out loud the same 300 word monologue wouldn’t be considered a bit odd, but Boot Camp II was one of them. Yes, once again Channel 4 had whisked a dozen presenter hopefuls off to a suspiciously [...]
Boot Camp II: The Sequel – Application Deadline 30th Jan!
Ho! Ho! Ho! When you’re tucking in to your turkey this Christmas, spare a thought for those poor Paralympians feasting on a banquet of lettuce and rice crackers as part of their ongoing quest for athletic perfection. And if that image doesn’t get you in the mood for a bit of self-flagellation then it means [...]
The Road To Boot Camp
The road to Boot Camp is a perilous path on which fools rush and angels fear to tread. Dreams have been realised and tears have been shed. But enough with the rhyming – lets talk web video content. Channel 4 were overwhelmed by a deluge of quality Half Million Quid Talent Search applications from wannabe [...]
What to say in your Half Million Quid Talent Search Youtube video
So even though my attempt at presenting the Paralympic Games live turned out to be a complete disaster, I’m not giving up on Channel 4’s Half Million Quid Talent Search. When Channel 4 said the standards they apply to finding the next Davina, Krishnan or Gordon were the very same standards they’re using to find [...]
Presenter Boot Camp – Application Deadline 14th November!
Sadly, forcible head shaving, dawnlight marching and cleaning the toilet bowl with your toothbrush fall foul of the draconian health and safety laws strangling the length and breadth of 21st Century Britain – which is why Channel 4 has had to work extra hard at perfecting their Paralympics Presenter Boot Camp training schedule to ensure they [...]