MEDIA TRAINING FOR:
On-Air Experts / TV & Web Hosts, Anchors, On-Camera Presenters
PUBLIC SPEAKING & COMMUNICATION SKILLS TRAINING FOR:
Confident Communication Skills for Women & Teens
•Hired by VH1 to coach Mob Wives Karen Gravano for book launch national media tour.
Recently interviewed by PBS/NJTV discussing Confident Communication Skills.
Presented: "Communication Skills for Women: Taming Your Inner Critic" at the RBWN Women's Network, Westchester Business Women's Network.
Presented: "Confidence Inside & Out" - Tri-State Area Youth Groups
National Correspondent for "Putting Your Best Foot Forward" National Satellite Media Tour
"When I need a media coach in NY, Patricia Stark is my first call. She is incredibly detail oriented with a wonderful ability to identify and correct problems big and small. She's coached my established hosts as well as more developmental talent in studio and on location. I've been very happy with the results and look forward to our next big project." Andrew Strauser TLC - Senior Director, Talent Development & Casting
"The skills I learned from Patricia Stark helped me land a TV Hosting job on national television. She taught me the focus, confidence, and comfort level necessary to book this high profile position." - Krista Watterworth, HGTV On-Air Host
“As a journalist, I frequently interview career experts and Patricia Stark was a standout. Her devotion to her craft was evident throughout the interview and the sample training session she performed with me. If you're in need of media training or presentation confidence-building skills, I can think of no one better to seek out.” - David Schepp, Business Reporter/Columnist, The Journal News/Gannett Co.
"Patricia Stark is one in a million. I have worked in the entertainment industry for a number of years as a model, TV host, book author, judge and public speaker. I was up for a big job this year and my hosting skills were rusty. Patricia gave me the skills that I needed to improve my on-camera techniques and taught me things I did not know I needed. Her considerate, kindhearted manner and desire to see her students succeed also gave me the courage and confidence to successfully report on the 2011 Academy Awards fashions for ABC". - Roshumba Williams
"Patricia Stark is the most professional teacher I've encountered. Not only is she a great television host, she's a fantastic teacher, and also a communications expert, so her knowledge base exceeds that of any normal coach. I'm constantly learning from Patricia. She's highly organzied, effective and will always exceed her students expectations. She has great tips so her clients will definitely have an advantage over any others. I can't recommend Patricia enough! " Maureen Browne, President Initiative Talent, Former Casting Executive E! News Channel & Style Network
Patricia Stark is awesome at what she does. Her media training REALLY stuck with me and helped me toward reaching my goal of appearing as a guest expert on the Nate Berkus show”. – Guy Guido, Make Up Artist
"In addition to being a top TV Host herself, I've found Patricia Stark's knowledge and expertise on how the business works, to be top notch. She has coached and trained many clients over the years, and the results have always been terrific." -Mark Turner, Host/Broadcast Agent, Abrams Artists Agency
“Patricia Stark is very well known and has an excellent reputation in the industry. She has personally helped me not only book jobs, but she is also who I turn to when I need help fine tuning my skills." - Alison Chace, On-Air Host, PlumTV Live Morning Show
What a brilliant class! Really learned a great deal from you today….. Very inspirational, and encouraging. You have a gift for teaching! ” - Tim Washer, Executive Communications
“Patricia is a true professional and wonderful coach. She is able to leverage what she has learned from her own personal experiences on camera and share relevant insights for her students. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to improve their ability in "being a natural" on camera.”
“If you're looking for an incredible instructor for on-air skills, teleprompter or ear prompter, look no further. Patricia Stark is a fantastic media coach who not only is an excellent teacher, she's also a highly sought after industry talent. From TV host to news anchor to actress, she brings a wealth of experience both in front and behind the camera.” -Tony Nation –Owner, Actors Connection NYC
“Thank you so much for another outstanding session!!! You are definitely a pro. You make what you do look so easy, so seamless. I definitely learned a lot. I am looking forward to making what I learned work. I know I can do this. I’m learning from the best”. -Barbara Ficcara, RN, Host of “Health in 30”WRCR
. New York
“Patricia Stark has helped bring my professional success to a new level. Thanks to her tremendous ability to inspire others, she has helped me to achieve success as a public speaker. The one-on-one sessions I had with Patricia helped me to gain the confidence I needed to successfully speak to an audience of over 500 people!” - Janetlee Pillitteri, Chair,
Good Samaritan Hospital
“Whether you are interested in her expert advice as a Media Coach or Confidence Builder, Patricia's astonishing knowledge in these areas; her talent; training techniques; and top-notch professionalism, will undoubtedly help catapult your life and career to a whole new level. Patricia is one of the brightest, most hardworking, generous, and kind people I have had the pleasure to cross paths with” - Evelyn Vaccaro, On-Air Host, "A Taste from the Melting Pot" - PBS Television
“Working with Patricia Stark has helped me build the confidence and professional polish that I need to bring my brand to the next level. She is a top notch coach and an amazing person. I always leave our sessions excited, pumped and ready to OWN IT! I know that Patricia takes my goals to heart and will take whatever steps she needs, to help me get there. Patricia Stark is a true partner to my success.” Marlaina Teich, Marlaina Teich Interior Designs