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"I’ve sat in during hundreds of production meetings and pitches as Executive Producers tout their launch of the next “big thing.”  That being, a new show, a new segment or a new feature.  Content curators are constantly in creative mode for the next “big thing”.  70% h...

There are four levels of TV broadcasters. If you make your living hanging out in front of the camera, chances are you fall into one of these four categories. 1) Below Average; there's no place for you to go but up. 2) Average; the world of on air TV talent is full of m...

There is not one single unique skill that’s required to pave a pathway to success as a TV reporter. It’s more so having in your possession a collaboration of talent and skill sets. Recently a professor and I were discussing this, and an intellectual debate unfolded in...

Many sports clients of mine and a handful of media executives have asked me my opinion of LaVar Ball, the outspoken and boisterous father of three basketball phenoms, most notably UCLA Freshman Lonzo Ball, who recently declared for the NBA draft.

I’m the father of a cur...

Marc Watts is a Founding Partner at Marc’d Academy: The Broadcast Training Institute in Los Angeles.  He's also the former Director of Media Talent & Development at NFL Network. Over a career spanning 25 years, Watts has discovered and shaped the careers of 650 on-air...

This past July, CBS Sports announced it has hired former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.  Romo will replace 19-year vet Phil Simms and will be paired with play-by-play man Jim Nantz.  This hire immediately installs Romo on CBS’s number one broadcast team covering NFL ga...

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