Emcee Tips

Insights on the role of the emcee and practical suggestions on how to introduce both speakers and events.

Four Roles of an Emcee

Bob Horner gives four illustrations that shed light on how the emcee contributes to a program.

For Discussion:

  1. What stood out to you?
  2. Did anything make you think differently about the role of an emcee?
  3. How will you change what you do as an emcee in light of this?

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The Emcee as Shepherd

The role of emcee is more significant than one might think. Lee Watkins and Rasool Berry discuss insights about the emcee's main responsibility.

For Discussion:

  1. What stood out to you?
  2. Did anything make you think differently about the role of an emcee?
  3. What steps will you take to be better connected with Jesus and / or better prepared the next time you emcee?

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Introducing an Event

Bob Horner demonstrates how an emcee can open an event in a way that draws in listeners and creates anticipation.

For Discussion:

  1. What stood out to you?
  2. Practice writing an event intro using this format: talk about you (the audience), then me (the emcee), then we (where we are going in the program).

Introducing Your Speaker Well

Lee Watkins demonstrates an effective speaker introduction and explains how he prepares to introduce someone.

For Discussion:

  1. What stood out to you?
  2. Practice an interview using the questions in the video.
  3. Practice writing a speaker introduction using the answers from your interview.

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