Want to know the secret of how to use the media to your advantage? Whether you want to become a media personality yourself or you want to be covered in it, this episode with TV legend David Herrmann-Meng is a must watch! Also make sure to get your free gift at https://www.ronnyleber.com/gift
- 00:00 Intro & meet David Herrmann-Meng
- 02:09 The dopamine of breaking news
- 03:47 From studied historian how to get to television
- 05:53 What made the difference to get the job on TV
- 07:44 The meaning of news and media to TV legend David Herrmann-Meng and the power of listening to both sides
- 10:14 How to stay neutral when your own opinion comes in the way
- 12:11 How true is everything you see on TV and how the viewer should deal with what they see
- 16:07 What makes a great journalist
- 17:39 How to deal with hate and bad comments on the internet and social media
- 21:26 What are the personality traits that make a person interesting to work on TV
- 24:07 Embracing your unique talents
- 25:14 How to use the media to cover your personality and business
- 28:30 Don’t be afraid to be different
- 30:51 Fancy words vs. colloquial communication when talking with your audience
- 31:48 How to get more flexible and articulate with words and learning the art of puns
- 33:45 How to deal with making mistakes when talking and still having your audiences emotions at heart 36:26 Bringing your own personality and your own views into the conversation
- 37:54 Techniques to develop the skill of memorizing historical facts and plays of words and the power of reading
- 42:00 How to develop the skill of giving impromptu speeches an still having a clear structure in your speech
- 44:03 The secrets of conducting a great interview and meeting Will Smith
- 46:00 Tips for someone who is being interviewed
- 47:54 The most fascinating interview guests of David and interviewing the Austrian journalist of the century Hugo Portisch and UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon
- 50:38 Why do write your first book about a football goalkeeper from the 1930’s
- 54:18 About the decision to write a book
- 56:06 The best book that David ever read: the 100 year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared
- 57:36 One piece of advice from David for everyone starting out on their own career
- 58:51 Michael Jordan’s recipe for greatness
- 01:00:11 Where to find David Herrmann-Meng and closing
In this week’s episode of the Ronny Leber Show, we bring you an inspiring conversation with TV news anchorman and reporter David Herrmann-Meng. David is a living lexicon, great with puns, and always brings some wit into his conversations. He is a renowned journalist who has worked with CNN partner channel oe24.tv in Austria for almost a decade and has become an absolute TV legend.
One of the most insightful parts of this conversation is when David talks about the meaning of news and media to him. As someone who has been in the industry for a long time, he emphasizes the importance of listening to both sides and staying neutral when personal opinions come in the way. He also shares his thoughts on how true everything we see on TV is and how viewers should deal with what they see.
As a great journalist, David talks about the personality traits that make a person interesting to work on TV. He encourages individuals to embrace their unique talents and to not be afraid to be different. He also talks about the importance of using the media to cover your personality and business.
David is known for his impressive linguistic skills, and he shares tips on how to get more flexible and articulate with words. He talks about the art of puns and how to deal with making mistakes when talking and still having your audience’s emotions at heart.
The conversation then shifts to the secrets of conducting a great interview, and David shares his experiences of meeting Will Smith and interviewing the Austrian journalist of the century, Hugo Portisch, and the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. He also shares tips for someone who is being interviewed and talks about his most fascinating interview guests.
As a book author, David shares his journey of why he wrote his first book about a football goalkeeper from the 1930s and talks about the decision to write a book. He also shares his thoughts on the best book he ever read, “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.”
This interview is a must-watch for anyone interested in the media industry, journalism, or simply looking for inspiration to overcome obstacles and find success.
This weeks guest: News Anchorman David Herrmann-Meng