Bio: Patricia Stark
Patricia Stark works closely with Talent Development Execs, Casting Execs, Talent Reps, PR, Publicists, & Production companies to prepare on-air talent & on-air experts. Experience includes:
Patricia Stark brings her extensive experience hosting and anchoring over 25 different television shows to her Media Training and Public Speaking coaching. A communications expert, her New York based training company specializes in media, public speaking, & both on-air & business interview skills. Specializing in clients that include on-air guest experts, Television Hosts, News Anchors, Performers, CEO’s, Financial Experts, Authors, Medical Professionals, Sales Executives and many of the 80% of American’s who fear public speaking.
Hired by Little Acorn/Nigel Lythgoe Productions to prep Alexa Ray Joel & Ashanti for on-camera Host auditions for the E! show “Opening Act”, created mock interview settings, coached host standups & recorded and submitted auditions via web.
On-going prep for Bill & Giuliana Rancic's new NBC show "Ready for Love", mock interviews, co-hosting skills, Teleprompter.
Hired by OWN The Oprah Winfrey Network to coach & prep best selling Author & Motivational Speaker Wes Moore to take over as new host of "Beyond Belief". Hired by Fuse to coach Mark Hoppus in advanced Teleprompter skills for "Hoppus on Music" series. Hired by Fuse to transition Producers to On-Air Talent.
Hired by Viacom Logo to transition web talent to on-air talent.
Hired by VH1 to coach Mob Wives Karen Gravano for book launch media tour.
Work with E! News to coach NYC Entertainment Reporters.
Multi-host prep for TLC's live coverage of "The Royal Wedding", worked closely with Clinton Kelly for IFB training, "Say Yes to the Dress" Randy Fenoli & Monty Durham for all on-camera host prep. On-Site coach live Times Square coverage TLC's Royal Wedding.
Prepped on-air guest experts for Martha Stewart Omnimedia for multiple Today Show appearances. Coached chefs for "Everyday Food" PBS.
Diverse & extensive list of on-air guest experts for news and lifestyle programming appearances.
With over 20 years of first hand experience Patricia is one of the only media trainers in the country who has worked in front of the camera in every form of media including: Broadcast & Cable Television, Public Broadcasting, Dramatic Television, Educational Reality Television, Live News, over 2000 Fortune 500 Corporate Training Videos, Television Commercials, Web, Radio, Ground and Satellite Media Tours, Direct Response, On-Location, and In Studio & Live Call-in programming.
Patricia is certified in Eclectic Cognitive Behavior Therapy to further help clients overcome the fear of public speaking and address performance anxieties.
Patricia’s on-air experience includes: Daily live midday Anchor for Ebru International News, 10pm Anchor New12 Connecticut, 10 years as Host of “Education Showcase” an award winning education news program sponsored by CNBC & Discovery Communications, Food Network Segment Host of “Food Bites”, Host of The Better Business News Journal” on Sinclair Broadcasting, Anchor of MDTV for 12 years, Host of “Paycheck Showdown” a career reality show on TLC where she helped participants build their case for a raise at work, Anchor of “New Jersey Works” on NJN a career development news program for 2 years, Host of The Movie Loft” for 10 years, and national commercials for Olay, American On-Line, Sci Fi Network, and a recurring role as reporter & talk show host Dawn Condor on “Law & Order Criminal Intent. She has appeared as a guest expert on “Ten Years Younger” on TLC, “Movie and a Makeover” on TBS, Strategy Room on Fox News Web, and dozens of network morning shows across the U.S. including “Good Morning Texas”, “The Daily Buzz”, & “ABC’s View From the Bay.”
Patricia is a faculty member at Actors Connection at the Film Center in New York City and has been a faculty member at the American Medical Association’s annual Health Communicators Conference. Patricia is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
For more information or to schedule a session:
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 212-501-2013
For Patricia's On-Camera Talent & Voice Over website please visit: PatriciaStarkTalent.com