WCMF ... CoMFy chairs?

Paul B. Walker, Jr. walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 00:36:44 EDT 2008

When I did Mornings in North Dakota, I alternated between sitting and
standing.... did more sitting.. and in New Hampshire, I sat all the time.

In my new job, I'll probably be doing my show sitting down.


On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 12:31 AM, A. Joseph Ross <joe@attorneyross.com>

> On 2 Jun 2008 at 15:53, Blaine Thompson wrote:
> > I have not studied enough broadcasting, but I once (first) read that
> > announcers sound better on the air if they are standing up.  I do not
> > know what the research says on this, though.
> I remember when I was starting as a freshman at WMUA at UMass, and I
> sounded terrible, they told me to stand while doing my newscast.
> Since the studio was set up to sit at a table, that meant relocating
> the mike and holding the news copy in my hand, but I tried it, and I
> think it helped.  Eventually, I went back to sitting down, but I
> think that especially with a beginner trying to sound like a radio
> announcer, it helps.
> As I recall, Jim O'Hern, the station manager at the time, took the
> time to work with me for awhile after a meeting, because he had heard
> me on the air and didn't like how I sounded.  Then, next time I was
> on, he listened and called to tell me how much I had improved.
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Paul B. Walker, Jr.

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