Weather Producer Reacts to New Job and Top News Talent

I went to visit my client, Ilya Neyman, at KCBS/KCAL as he was settling in.  Ilya is the new Weather Producer for the stations.  It is a new position, created to enhance the weather product in the #2 market in the nation. Ilya has been an instructor of meteorology and...

Top News Talent Client Lands Job in Market #2!

Top News Talent is proud to announce that our client, Ilya Neyman, is joining the news team in the #2 market at KCBS in Los Angeles. He is creating a new position for KCBS as a weather producer. Ilya is sealed meteorologist, who knows so much about weather, he’s...
TV Career Management:  What’s Next For You?

TV Career Management: What’s Next For You?

Let’s talk for a minute about your journalism career management. Who are you getting advice from and bouncing ideas off—co-workers? Friends? Family?  Are you just going it alone for now? In this rapidly-changing media world, it’s critical for you to have expert advice...

A Toolbox For Mental Health in the Newsroom

Author Matthew Nordin, MSW, LSWAIC, MHP Let’s admit it. There are still some managers in TV news who don’t think “the troops” should feel as entitled to take time off for depression as the flu. And I’ll admit it. I’ve heard horror stories of, for example, an MMJ...

What’s the End Game in TV News?

I am sure someone has a plan or a vision.  They must!  It’s too important to just let fate take over, right?  Someone must be looking ahead five years or even two years to make sure multi-media journalists have a place to work and thrive. Every day I see more postings...

When Your Fingers Betray You

When you put your fingers on your computer keyboard and start typing, your mind does something that will affect the quality of the story you are working on?  Why is it that you can talk with the executive producer and the show producer and tell them about your...