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Ted Turner and CNN: My Biggest Career Mistake?

Ted Turner launched the Cable News Network 37 years ago this month. A good enough time to share the story of how I could have been one of the very first employees of CNN. I was a 23-year old reporter …

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Roger Ailes and Me

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t think of Roger Ailes. Not just because of the recent coverage of sexual harassment allegations at Fox News. And not just because the unexpected news of his death has put his name …

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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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