The first time I ever stepped up to a microphone at a wedding reception, I was 22 years old. It was my first time performing as a Wedding MC & DJ and I was absolutely terrified to introduce the Wedding Party into the room. Since that day, I’ve become significantly more comfortable with speaking in front of a group of people. So, for those asked to offer a toast or give a wedding ceremony reading and are absolutely terrified of public speaking: I can relate.
I’m no expert in public speaking, but performing in front of an audience every weekend is no longer a fear of mine. In fact, I absolutely love the thrill of it. So, I feel that qualifies me just enough to offer those of you asked to give a reading at the ceremony the following six tips to know before the wedding day comes: