Best Practices

How to improve your video calls in 5 minutes

From virtual weddings to work meetings, we all suddenly have to be on camera in our homes, and as a Verge video director and host, Becca Farsace is no stranger to having to be camera ready at all times and in imperfect spaces. Here are some tips and tricks to becoming the video call MVP you were meant to be.

I’ve been on enough video calls this week to know that everyone could use a little help looking their best. From virtual weddings to work meetings, we all suddenly have to be on camera in our homes, and as a Verge video director and host, I’m no stranger to having to be camera-ready at all times and in imperfect spaces.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been optimizing my own video chat setup: from knowing where to sit to get the best light, to choosing the right microphone, to just staying comfortable. Here are my tips and tricks to becoming the video call MVP you were meant to be.