Internet TV ‘Speaking Channel’ Draws Worldwide Audience with Launch Webcast, Announces Deal with National Speaking Association (

July 21, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
NEW YORK CITY –, a fast-growing web-based global TV network, in cooperation with Media Training Worldwide, the world’s leading presentation and media training firm, announced strong on-line attendance of thousands globally for the July 13th live formal launch webcast of “The Speaking Channel”,, an Internet TV Channel featuring live and on-demand content for people who want to learn from great speakers and improve on their own speaking skills. Shortly after the webcast, the companies also announced an agreement between the Speaking Channel and the New York Chapter on the National Speaking Association to be the official webcaster of the chapter’s monthly meetings with the events to be made available via the channel, on-demand.

The companies were also pleased to report that based on extensive feedback, even dating back to the soft-launch in May, this Internet TV channel continues to leverage compelling new content to attract strong audience participation from those interested in honing their presentation skills, whether they are speaking to large or small audiences, the news media or in civic or social arenas.

The channel features content that addresses speaking excellence to build individual presentation skills in the following areas. 1. Business (large and small group presentations). 2. Public life (civic affairs and politics). 3. Work life (employee communication/job interviews). 3. Family/social communication (parties/networking events). The Channel will continue to feature television programming that celebrates outstanding spoken communication and gives viewers learning tools on how to build and improve their own speaking skills.

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“Speaking is the #1 fear most people have,” said TJ Walker. “And yet every promotion, new business client or vote has been earned by someone willing to speak. The Speaking Channel is the one place in the world where anyone interested in great speakers or becoming a better speaker can come and experience the real deal.”

”We were very pleased with the healthy audience response to the live formal launch webcast from our Speaking Channel Studios at Times Square in New York, and provisioned our servers to meet the demand,” commented Dave Gardy, CEO of TV Worldwide. “As with many of our other Internet TV Channels it is clear there’s a demand for the Speaking Channel’s brand of ‘lean-in’ interactive video content that speaking enthusiasts crave for improving their skills.”

Visitors to The Speaking ( should have the Windows Media player installed prior to view the content, including the free on-demand video of the July 13 th launch party video webcast. Technical questions can be directed to 703-961-9250, ext 223 or about both the event and other live and on demand Speaking Channel content.
About Media Training Worldwide, Inc.

Media Training Worldwide is the leading presentation and media training firm in the world. The firm is based in New York City and has partner offices in Korea, India, Romania, Qatar, and Canada. MTW conducts in-person presentation training and media training seminars, workshops and speeches around the globe. It publishes more than 100 books, DVDs, CDs, software programs, online schools and other learning tools for people wishing to improve their presentation skills. TJ Walker, President of MTW, has been called “The leading media trainer in the world,” according to Viacom/Comedy Central and according to TimeLife, Walker “takes the fear factor out of speaking to the media and live audiences and clearly explains the secrets of great communicators like Reagan and Clinton.” Walker has personally trained thousands of leaders including Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Premiers, professional athletes, Miss Universe and executives at companies like Microsoft, Citibank, Bank of America, Wachovia, McDonalds, and Hess.

About TV Worldwide
As a leading global Internet broadcasting and streaming media company, TV Worldwide ( ) is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations, each underwritten by a strategic partner, "aimcastingsm " to targeted demographic audiences worldwide. works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. . was recently named one of the streaming video industry’s “Hottest Streaming Companies” by Streaming Magazine, , and CEO Dave Gardy was honored by the magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy currently serves as President of the International Webcasting Association.