8 Tips to Be a Perfect Talk Show Guest

TIP #1   Don’t Try To Change The Segment Or Story Idea

During the pre-interview with the producer or journalist, please do not attempt to influence the producer or journalist to slant or change the original segment idea.

This is because the article, story or segment idea is most likely already set in stone by Managing Editors or Executive Producers and your contact has very little flexibility.  They are assigned to develop a story or segment idea according to a specific set of directives and appreciate your support in moving the story or segment forward.

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