Eat the Lens blog



Speaker Headshots

A woman in a Facebook group that I am in recently sent out an SOS. “Help! Does anyone know how to edit backgrounds in photos? I was just asked for a professional

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Ready for Prime Time?

My background is in TV news. I spent 12 years, both as a producer and a reporter, at the network and local news levels before I went into business for myself as an executive media training, executive presentation skills and executive on-camera coach.

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Speaking Tips: Panel Discussions

I interviewed thousands of people during my 12-year career in television news. Because of that experience, I am often asked to moderate panel discussions. In fact, I am paid quite well to

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Asking for a Correction

My friend called me up and said, “Great quotes in that article, but where did the writer get the idea that you’ve only worked with “several” professional athletes. You’ve worked with dozens.

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Choosing a Media Spokesperson

Think it doesn’t matter who delivers your company’s message during a crisis? Think again. Do you recall BP’s spokesperson saying that he’d like his life back while the people of New Orleans

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Should You Do That Interview?

“Should I do that interview with…” is a question that I get asked all of the time by clients. My response is: it depends. The first consideration: are you one of those

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Body Language

I was walking my dog in the park when I noticed a group of 5-6 year-old girls playing softball. Bases were loaded. A tiny little girl stepped into the batter’s box. She

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Elevator Pitch

I attend a lot of networking events. Most often they are luncheons where ten people are seated at a table. Each person is asked to succinctly deliver their elevator pitch. And no

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Coaching You To Be On Message…. On-Air, In-Person and Online.”