WHAT ARE THE BEST QUALITIES IN AN ANCHOR
18Aug

WHAT ARE THE BEST QUALITIES IN AN ANCHOR

Anchoring is something which can not be learned, it’s within!! The anchor should be proactive, always on the Toes, and most important Observant. Another important aspect is he should be Energetic because Your audience will be like You, If your entry, your presence on stage is Dull your Audience will be super boring. The anchor should inject those positive vibes into the Audience that they should feel pumped up.The anchor should always do some homework before the show like study the show flow and should be always ready with fillers, Interactive Games, Funny and witty.Another quality of anchor is he should have a great sense of humor, Punches should be ready and with perfect timing, if an anchor can make Audience laugh he will get hold of them easily. The anchor should have a great voice, not to low and not too loud, it should be soothing to ears and Audience should love to listen.The anchor should have a great personality, Charm, and smile on the face. He should have good dressing sense as all people are watching him.A great emcee is always prepared. Hosting an event is not an easy task and needs a lot of preparation and groundwork. A professional emcee will ask dozens of questions and will have lots of queries about the event, the guests, their profile, the content and the purpose of the event. This kind of preparation helps the emcee to be ready with the background of the event, with a lot of relevant information and stories kept on stand-by for use.Also, communication is not only about speaking but involves a great deal of listening too so a powerful emcee will “listen” for verbal cues from the members of the audience, in the hope of building a dialogue with them. This also helps them to understand the pulse or the mood of the audience and therefore regulating the tempo of the program as desired. You will also notice that a professional emcee will constantly seek feedback which not only helps him to alter his pitch but also gives him the liberty to give the audience what it is looking for. This customization happens on the feet and is completely seamless so that the audience too does not feel the change and simply moves along with the flow.There is this common notion that in order to become a good emcee, one needs to be extremely gregarious and outgoing. While these qualities are essential, they do not guarantee success at the topmost level. Yes, being cheerful and extroverted does help to a great extent, unless an emcee has a certain amount of flexibility and maturity, the entire package may not seem too attractive in front of an audience.A quick sense of humour coupled with a clear sense of understanding of the deliverable makes for a great master of ceremonies.

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HOW TO START ANCHORING IN AN EVENT
20Sep

HOW TO START ANCHORING IN AN EVENT

1) Start of Event :Understanding the start of the event is very important. You need to understand your audience and what is expected. Always try to look from their shoes or sitting in audience and imagine what is expected from Anchor.2) Anchoring an event :Briefing of the event is very important. First, try to understand and take a complete briefing of the event. Try to understand the flow, Agenda of the show. Understand completely what you can do and what you cant. There could be some protocols which you need to follow. Even you should keep looking around, and not only at one part of the audience. Usually, we tend to see more at that particular area where we have our friends seated. One idea which I tried when I anchored for the first time was, I divided the span for audience area in 4, and asked some of the friends to sit in those areas, I would usually look at them, in this way I covered the whole audience.3) Corporate event anchoring scriptThere is no protocol or written corporate event script. What you need is a continuous thought process. Still, you want script and paper handy you can highlight points and take it with you and then you can elaborate.You can start off with, “Good evening everyone, I would like to inform everybody to kindly make yourself comfortable in your seats and please turn off your mobile phone as we’re going to begin the show in just a while now. Thank you.”However I still insist that more you stick to the script more you are going to be confused, So try to build content and keep speaking as it comes to your mind.4) Birthday event anchoring scriptThis is the toughest part. Again there is no script for Birthday event anchoring. But it’s a continuous event. You don’t get time to breathe as in corporate events.“A warm good morning/afternoon/evening to all of you present here. How different is today, the perfect time to give a good start for (name of birthday boy or girl goes here) to another year. It’s time to feel good about everything. May you get everything; you wish with every passing year.”5) Start-up eventThe first event is very important and remembers that’s your beginning so always give your best. Give your everything to it and take some good photos videos and try to share it. This is very very important.6) Dance event anchoring script:         Again there is no separate script for a Dance event. It's just that you have to be more lively and observe each and every dance performance happening. Talk to participants once they are done with their performances. This is very important.

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