AIP013 | How to Develop a Hosting Career - with Lucy Norris by The Acting Income Podcast published on 2015-06-17T08:00:42Z Host and spokesperson Lucy Norris talks with Ben Hauck about her growth from actor to independent host to sought-after spokesperson for brands and shopping channels. In the interview, Lucy shares about her on-the-job training in England as a producer and host, how her acting and promotional experience aided her commercial hosting work, and how she built up her hosting credits in New York City. She explains how her own show On Deck with Lucy was born from the desire to showcase her hosting talents, and she provides details on how she set up the brand and developed the series into a television show. Lucy gives insight into how she landed appearances on QVC and HSN and what it is like doing live broadcasts versus live onstage hosting. Of particular note, Lucy reveals what kind of money hosts may earn for their work at various levels and how to find hosting opportunities. She concludes the episode with tips on finding production companies, negotiating deals to make production more affordable, and conducting interviews.