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TV Host/TV Expert Weekend Connection

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on February 11, 2018 at 10:00am


Saturday, February 10th – 10am – 4pm
Sunday, February 11th – 10am – 5pm

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Showcase to our BIGGEST PANEL YET- Emmy Winning TV Producers, Morning Show Television Director, Broadcast Talent Agents, and Casting Directors! 

Do You Want to be a TV Host, Broadcaster, or Guest On-Air Expert? Do You Have an Idea for a Great New Show or Segment?

The TV Host / TV Expert Connection Weekend Intensive is the best way to gain on-camera hosting & communication skills that merge solid traditional on-air training with today’s cutting edge broadcast and digital hosting skills and connect with the movers & shakers in the Hosting, Broadcasting & Programming world.

This exclusive on-camera workshop offers a unique experience for aspiring hosts and TV experts to network with others, perfect their craft in a positive, supportive environment and be coached by sought after media trainer, certified body language trainer & established broadcaster Patricia Stark who has anchored & hosted over 25 different national & international television shows and appears regularly as a TV guest expert. Joined by TV Host Casting Director-Jamie Carroll on day two of the training event, Jaime has cast hosts & experts for Food Network, HGTV, MTV, Nat Geo, AOL and the Travel Channel

You’ll have TWO full days to polish your hosting skills, think on your feet, learn how to work with bullet points, Teleprompter, how to bring out your point of view, and put your personal stamp on your communication & story telling skills. You also learn how to improve your audition skills to book TV hosting jobs and/or establish yourself as a guest on-air expert. You’ll come up with your own show or segment concept and we’ll help you prepare to bring it to life on Sunday in front of some of NY’s top Hosting Agents, Casting Directors and a Producer/ Content Developer who helps create and pitch shows to networks.

Taught by the best-of-the-best from the East Coast TV Hosting Industry, Patricia Stark and Jamie Carroll will mentor you with their extensive knowledge and unique coaching styles. They will focus on the essentials of hosting, connecting with your viewer, tapping into your unique point of view, & finding your dynamic presence in front of the camera.

This exclusive on-camera workshop offers a unique experience for hosts to network with other hosts, perfect their craft in a positive, supportive environment and be seen and coached by an actual casting director-Jamie Carroll and a media coach & established host who has worked on over 25 different television shows & served as a guest expert on national networks-Patricia Stark.

The weekend will culminate with a showcase to a panel of SIX incredible Television Executives including TV Producers, National Morning Show Director, Broadcast Talent Agents, and TV Casting Directors.The format will begin with Q & A where you’ll have YOUR chance to ask specific questions all about the TV hosting/broadcast industry. After the Q & A, you will showcase your work ON CAMERA in front of the panel.

Scheduled guests include:

ROB DAUBER – Rob Dauber is a five-time Emmy-Award-winning executive producer who has worked closely with some of the biggest names in the business—RosieO’Donnell, Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, WendyWilliams, and Dr Mehmet Oz. Rob created and executive produced The Wendy Williams Show and Martha Stewart’s successful show “Martha”. Rob got his start as a writer/producer in local news in St Louis and Cincinnati where his news anchor was Jerry Springer.
Rob’s key words for success in the television business are AUTHENTICITY and INTENTION.

SUE FELLOWS – Sue Fellows is an executive producer and showrunner, who has worked with extraordinary talent such as Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, Bill Maher, Marc Maron, Kate McKinnon, Jon Stewart, and dozens more. Starting her career at HBO producing shows like Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher and The Chris Rock Show, she earned four Emmy nominations. Since then, she launched her own company, Long Story Productions, and has produced shows for networks including Comedy Central, HBO, TBS, VH1, Bravo, Logo, CBS, Fox, Fuse, and others. She just wrapped Season 1 of The President Show on Comedy Central.

RANDY CLARKE LENNON – Randi Clarke Lennon is the Emmy Award winning director of “CBS This Morning.” She launched the show in 2012. In addition to directing the daily morning show, Lennon also directs breaking news special reports and special event coverage for CBS News. Special coverage has included events such as Election Night Coverage, Presidential Inaugurations, and the Royal Wedding. Prior to “CBS This Morning” Randi directed “The Early Show” on CBS. Randi started her career in 2001 and has worked at almost every network as a Production Associate or Associate Director.

ROBERT ZITO – Robert Zito is Managing Partner of IPZ a full-service talent agency providing strategic and tactical solutions for today’s professional athletes, media and entertainment talents. Bob has more than 30 years’ experience as a brand communications and advertising and public relations executive in the sports, financial, pharmaceutical and entertainment industries. As the Executive Vice President and member of the Management Committee of the New York Stock Exchange, Bob built the NYSE’s brand into one of the most respected in the world. He is best known for bringing television to the NYSE trading floor, and creating the daily “must-see” events of high-powered newsmakers ringing the opening and closing bells. As Sony’s Vice President of corporate communications, he helped rebrand the company as a global entertainment leader following Sony’s acquisitions of CBS Records and Columbia Pictures.

JAMIE CARROL – Jamie Carroll is a host casting director who has worked with numerous leading Production Houses throughout New York, casting experts and host talent for major networks such as: Food Network, HGTV, MTV, Fine Living Network, Nat Geo, Travel Channel, AOL and BBC America. She is currently working on a project for the Vital Voices Gala Awards, premiering this spring at the Kennedy Center.

SCOTT STANFORD – Scott Stanford is a 6 time EMMY Award winning news/sports anchor and commentator. Scott is the 6&10pm sports anchor at WPIX in New York and the Host of Sunday Sports Rewind. He co-hosted the WPIX11 Morning Show with Sukanya Krishnan. Along with Tamsen Fadal, he was co-anchor of WPIX’s weeknight 5pm and 10pm newscasts. He was the weekend sports anchor for NBC in NY for four years. Stanford is also a host for This Week in WWE and Afterburn on the WWE Network

Advice and feedback will be brilliant and will immediately affect your audition results!

Plus you’ll walk away with your digital takes from the showcase that will be emailed to you.

*** Scenes will be recorded on-camera. As a courtesy, your video clips will be made available to you within a week. An email notification will be sent when the clips are available to view and download from your Actors Connection account. Please note: from time to time technical issues do occur. As a result video clips are a courtesy, not a guarantee.***


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