First to Use Video Phone for Live Television Interview

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Sortis Publishing is the first to use video phone for live television interview. This is a first in the publishing industry as well as a first in the video phone and television industries.

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On January 27th, 2011 Sortis Publishing set up a live video phone interview with author and Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. The interview was done with AZTV in Arizona during their AM Arizona morning show with Tonya Mock and Lew Rees.

First time video phone for live television interview is used

"This is the first time to our knowledge that a live on air interview has been done using a video phone. We have done numerous online searches for anything regarding an event like this and we have come up with nothing. This is a first!" says Mike Webb who is the owner of Sortis Publishing. "I had the idea of establishing this method of doing interviews after seeing the phone demonstrated and realizing the implications it could have in my business”. Authors with Sortis Publishing can now do live TV interviews in a very cost effective way for both the publisher and the TV station.

Video Phone used for Live Television Interview gives better quality

“There are other methods of doing live TV interviews such as the free service that everyone knows about that you use through your computer, but the quality was not nearly as good as what we were able to get using the video phone" Mike adds..

The interview with Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was centered on his new book "Am I Not a Man? The Dred Scott Story", which has just been released and is published by Sortis Publishing. The book is available at online retailers, your local book store as well as through the publisher’s website.

You can see the video and find out more about the interview and video phone by going to

Sortis Publishing plans to use the video phone again for interviews with their authors and we plan to work directly with TV stations around the country to facilitate these cost effective live video phone interviews.

Mike Webb can be reached at 866-375-9744 and more information about Sortis Publishing including their contact information can be found at

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