THE INSIDE SCOOP ON HOW TO SUCCEED IN TV NEWS
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:30 pmReserve Tickets
Two legendary agents, who represent the biggest names in the business, from Robin Roberts to Anderson Cooper, joined by a CNN host who made a successful transition from The New York Times to host of the network’s Reliable Sources, reveal the secrets of the trade, how to land an agent, what’s needed in your resume reel, and what skills you need to land the coveted role in front of the camera in the digital age….
CAROLE COOPER. PARTNER, UNITED TALENT AGENCY
Carole is recognized as one of the most experienced and respected talent agents in the business. With Bienstock for over 35 years, Carole has developed relationships with the industry’s most powerful executives and creative forces. From local, network, and cable news, programming, syndication, and new media, Carole has access to all the decision-makers.
RICHARD LEIBNER, PARTNER, UNITED TALENT AGENCY
Richard Leibner, the founder of N.S. Bienstock, Inc. is one of America’s most successful broadcast journalism talent agents. Leibner pioneered representation of TV News talent, driving up the market for broadcasters over the past 40 years representing icons such as Eric Severaid, Charles Collingwood, Dan Rather, Mike Wallace, Ed Bradley, Morley Safer and Diane Sawyer. Leibner’s success stems as much from his style of representation as from the mega-salaries he commands for his clients. According to the New York Times Magazine, “Leibner with a phone is like Mantle with a bat.”
BRIAN STELTER, SENIOR MEDIA CORRESPONDENT & HOST, RELIABLE SOURCES, CNN
Brian Stelter is the host of “Reliable Sources,” which examines the week’s top media stories every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. ET on CNN/U.S, and the senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide. Stelter reports and writes for CNN/U.S., CNN International, CNN.com, and CNNMoney.com on a regular basis.
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