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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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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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