The reel is an old-fashioned reference coming from the days when auditions were put on film and the film was on a reel. We’ve moved through film to tape and now to digital, but it’s still called a reel by many who do the hiring. The delivery system has changed, but what you put on it hasn’t.
A pretty good idea for students preparing a presentation video is to open with a montage. Use stand-ups of you, a bit of anchoring, a snip of an