Prompt yourself from now on!

Many news stations are eliminating crew positions, one of which is prompter operators.  Do you think you could read a script and advance it at the same time for live television?

Do-it-yourself Prompting, by Craig Johnston

WTTG announced to its news department that, as a corporate cost-cutting mandate, on-air anchor talent would control the scrolling of their own teleprompters.


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One response to “Prompt yourself from now on!

  • SLD

    I don’t think it would be too hard. I suppose it depends on what all it takes to advance a teleprompter. If it’s simple done by a remote than I can’t see what the issue is. Plus you have the ability to control the pace at which you go, I would think that might actually help the reporter.

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