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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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Does More News Mean Better News?

If your station has expanded morning news on one or more stations, you need to read this post!

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How to Hire Great On-Camera Talent

One of my network clients was in the process of launching new programming. “Can you give us some guidelines for selecting great hosts?” That’s a brilliant question, and one that a talent coach doesn’t hear very often. The usual procedure is …

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TV Tuneup at APTRA in Palm Springs

Terry discussed talent performance in toasty Palm Springs at an APTRA seminar on TV storytelling. Where to click to find out about future seminars and networking opportunities.

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Got a New Set? You Need Talent Coaching

You spent big bucks on a new set and suddenly your talent look… lost. Terry explains how coaching can help deal with the unintended consequences.

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When News Breaks!

An earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area while the local TV morning news shows were on the air. Watch how they mishandled the breaking news and read Terry’s comments on how you can avoid breaking down when news breaks out.

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