Professional Online Presenting with Broadcast Journalist Andrew Lindsay

A one-day training course based in specialist suites at MCUK, Salford offering practical guidance and skills to present online professionally.

Courses run from January 2022.

The background setting, lighting and delivery on Zoom, Teams and other online meeting platforms is crucial to create a positive and professional impression.

Who is this for?

Professional Online Presenting  is recommended for those:

  • Who want to create a confidence-inspiring background for online meetings
  •  Who want to make the best of video call presentations
  •  Who want to learn basic skills in lighting, framing and audio recording for online meeting

What does the course cover?

  • Exploring the best visual options – laptop – phone – investment
  • Maximising the quality of your audio
  • Framing yourself in the best light

What to expect?

The full day training will demonstrate the practical set-up of a professional background to enhance your online presence and boost confidence.


Andrew Lindsay is a broadcast journalist and academic with more than 20 years of industry experience. The vast majority of this has been at the BBC – where he has fronted network and international output – and ITV, where he mastered the video journalism essentials of shooting and editing television, as well as live reporting. He continues to work at the BBC, the University of Salford and as a freelance event host and compere. 

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This event is supported by the University of Salford Arts, Media and Creative Technology School which is investing in training for the media and creative technology workforce. It is designed to support staff and freelancers to upskill and stay connected.

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