Hosting & Spokesperson Class (6-Week Acting Class)

/Hosting & Spokesperson Class (6-Week Acting Class)

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Event Details

Hands-on attention is given to students looking to learn the skills of this quickly growing trade of hosting. Many acting jobs require a professional delivery of a spokesperson or hosting personality. There is an abundance of work in the Philadelphia market for cable TV, podcasts, commercials, industrial films, and much more! 70% of the work here is for Hosting and Spokesperson roles. Why not tap into it by learning the skills on how to host a TV segment or promote a product/service.

This class will provide insight into the industry, and help you develop your own on-camera personality and interview technique. Find out how to earn a living in the entertainment industry by just being yourself and developing your own style. Learn the methods to read from teleprompter (most acting jobs today require this skill).

About the Instructor

An Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, Rich Henkels knows well the trail to success in the media, TV, modeling and business world. In a career that spans 35 years, he’s hosted, anchored, produced or contributed to countless TV news, sports, and special programming directly for NBC, CBS, ABC, ESPN and CNN and/or their affiliates. For years, Rich was an effective and energetic presence as a host of the MDA and Children’s Miracle Network telethons.

In addition, Rich enjoyed a lucrative business career, perfecting his presentation and spokesperson skills selling technology to C and VP level executives at F-500 and other companies.
Back chasing his first passion, Rich currently produces and hosts a weekly magazine show on ESPN Radio 610AM in Philadelphia ( and serves as volunteer moderator for WSJP, the student broadcasting club at Philly’s St. Joseph’s Prep.

One of twelve children, Rich is a born communicator and excited to help you make a quantum leap in your career!

DATES: Saturday’s April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 6
TIME: 10:00am-12:00pm
AGE: 18


April 1 (Saturday) - May 6 (Saturday)


Kathy Wickline Casting

1080 North Delaware Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125

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The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a "film commission" representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

We are a member of the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). GPFO, first established in 1985 as a part of Philadelphia city government, continues to reside within city offices.

In 1992, we became a regional economic development agency, incorporating in 2000 as the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation.


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