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What I Learned in Ten Years of Talent Coaching

After 10 years on the road as a talent coach, the lessons learned from my clients have prepared me for the next ten years. Here are a few of them:

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Talent Coaching at Cal State Los Angeles

I developed my talent coaching techniques during 11 years of teaching at the USC/Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.  I jump at the chance to get back into the classroom whenever I can between coaching visits. Robin Guess, who teaches …

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Coaching the “Other” Team

Not all clients of Terry Anzur Coaching Services are journalists! In fact, a growing number of my sessions are for experts in business, politics and public relations. Here are some of the main do’s and don’ts.

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TV News Directors: Budget for Talent Coaching in 2017

It’s that time of year when news directors sharpen their pencils to figure out the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. 2016 has been a year like no other in TV news. Here’s why you need to put talent coaching in your 2017 budget.

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2016 Presidential Debates: Talent Performance History in the Making

The debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump promise to draw a Super Bowl-sized audience. No doubt the candidates will get plenty of coaching to prepare for moments that could make or break a presidential campaign. Here’s a little free advice.

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When News Breaks, They Respond

“Breaking News!” We hear it so often that the phrase can lose its meaning. While taking part in a training exercise with LA County Fire, I was reminded of what it means to those who must respond to bring order …

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Attack of the Bobbleheads!

Terry comments on a recent RTNDA column about “bobbleheads” and “hand-wavers” on TV news, and explains how talent coaching can help.

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