How to Be On-Camera Without Sounding Like Ted Baxter

By Kevin Eck 

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WSVN anchor and reporter Nicole Linsalata echoes what’s been said before about being on-air: Be authentic.

Linsalata gives advice on how to avoid coming off like an impersonation of The Mary Tyler Moore Show’s tightly-wound anchor Ted Baxter.

“Sound like yourself, but pump up the energy a little bit,” Linsalata told Reel Media Group. “Just sound like ‘you’ telling a really interesting story to someone you know.”