MEET THE ASPIRE TEAM
Real Presenters - Real People - Real Training
Aspire have coached hundreds of new and established TV talent and helped them achieve their goals of becoming successful in world class TV Presentation.
We are proud to be chosen Media Training Providers for large organisations such as the BBC and ITV.
Our trainers can currently be seen on TV and know what it really takes to become successful and are passionate about making sure your training is the very best it can be!
Founder & Director
Darren is a Professional TV Presenter & Broadcaster and has over 17 years and 9000 hours of TV Presenting behind him. He has presented all styles of programmes from travel, lifestyle, shopping and entertainment.
Darren launched Aspire 15 years ago after realising the need for genuine high quality Presenter skills training, which was lacking in the industry.
Darren has helped launch many SKY channels and has often been chosen to coach new Presenters for the BBC and ITV.
Head of Presenter Training
Sean is a hugely successful and experienced Entertainment and TV Presenter and Media Trainer.
Sean has thousands of hours of live and pre recorded presenting experience over many different channels on SKY and he also has a popular YouTube channel. He has worked as part of the Aspire team for over 10 years.
Join Sean as he heads up our award winning TV Presenter Masterclasses in London.
TV Presenter & Influencer Trainer
Kathryn Wilson is a Live TV Presenter, Radio Broadcaster & DJ.
A talented professional originally from Northern Ireland.
Her career began in radio, broadcasting in commercial radio for over 9 years and is a feature Presenter on BBC Radio 1’s ‘Life Hacks’ and also worked with ITV on 'This Morning'
Kathryn is a regular contributor broadcasting in Live Radio & TV in both London and N.Ireland and you can meet and work with Kathryn on our TV Presenter Classes.
TV Presenter Trainer
Marcus is an outstanding Presenter and Musician and has travelled the globe Coaching and Presenting.
With a wealth of experience in Kids TV and Music TV, and more recently on CBBC with 'Andy and the Odd Socks', Marcus is ideal to coach anyone looking to break into the industry!
Catch Marcus on selected Masterclasses in London.
TV News Anchor Coach
Michael Watkins has been a broadcast journalist for nearly 40 years. He spent 10 years as a TV news anchor: 7 years for Sky News, 2 years for United Artists and 1 year for RT in Russia.
Born in London, Michael began his career in radio news, rising to become a news presenter for LBC Radio for 3 years, BBC Radio 5 Live for 5 years and the worldwide British Forces Radio for 6 years.
He's trained hundreds of news anchors here and abroad, including presenters seen on the BBC, Sky News, RT, Aljazeera, Press TV, TRT World and CNN.
He has a disarmingly informal, friendly and welcoming style of coaching which is sure to put you at your ease!
Presenter & Communication Trainer
Dallas is one of the most experienced factual presenters on television, best known for his work across the BBC and NatGeo. His programmes explore the rich culture of science, history, engineering and technology. Giving audiences a back-stage tour of our planet’s hidden workings.
His documentaries include: City In The Sky (BBC2); Britain Beneath Your Feet (BBC1), Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered (BBC1), The Treasure Hunters (BBC1) Supersized Earth (BAFTA nominated BBC 1) Voyager: Beyond the Final Frontier (BBC4) , The Drake Equation: The Search for Life (BBC4) Time Scanners (Nat Geo) and Egypt’s Lost Cities (BBC1)
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Courses Run By REAL Current TV Presenters & TV Producers
Full Training, No Previous Experience Required
Courses Held At London's largest Studio Complex
Career Guidance, Job & Agent Contacts
Studio & Location Presenter Training
Full Support Network After Course Completion
Fully Edited Pro HD Showreel Included
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Darren and Kathryn with ITV's Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby at 'This Morning', a part the Studio rehearsals for the 2018 relaunch.
The Aspire TV Presentation Skills Course is world renowned for its high quality and effectiveness, and has also been used by many Broadcast Media Organisations and Retail Companies throughout the UK and the world.
When you attend our Presentation Skills Training in London, you will receive a personal style of training that refects on your unique personality and style, allowing you to feel completely at ease in our training studio environment, which in turn will enable us get the very best out of you, so you will be able to look and feel completely natural when you present for real!
Our London studios are a great place to learn, as we offer a friendly, informal, yet highly professional environment in which to master your new presentation skills to camera.
Places tend to go quickly so we do recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. Our London courses run every month, which include 4 Days of intense TV Presenter Training along with career guidance and a professionally edited HD Showreel.