Soft Skills Application in the Workplace: Paramount For Corporate Success

Let’s start with a few definitions so we are all working from the same understanding. Skills are anything that you add to your work to create value, and they come in two forms, hard and soft. Hard skills are tangible things you can do, like edit video, run and audio board, host a show, play […]

A Master Plan for Balancing Your Personal Life and an Internship

This article is a guest contribution from social media specialist Scott Ragin Today, almost every intern has a hard time balancing the life that exists between working and having fun. Life coaches and psychologists suggest this struggle to balance life and work, especially during an unpaid internship, can take a huge toll on a persons health if not […]

Entertainment Jobs Q&A – Should I Accept a Job Offer or Get my Masters?

We all have a friend who is a perpetual student, forgoing the job market for yet another piece of paper that says in fancy writing, “you are good enough, you’re smart enough and people like you”. OK, most Masters degrees don’t actually say that and I’m not trying to give off the vibe that a […]

Entertainment Jobs Q&A – Career Paths in the Television Industry

We’ve had a flood of questions coming in for our weekly Entertainment Jobs Q&A and I really enjoy writing this column so please keep sending your questions in. The most vocal part of our audience lately has been early college students looking for career guidance, or in this weeks case, a junior in High School! […]

Australian Local TV News Even Worse Than US

A month or so ago we shared a video of KTLA weather person Liberte Chan being handed a shawl to cover up on air because her outfit was “too revealing” according to emailers into the station. We, or I should say I, railed against this made for TV moment as being sensationalized, over-blown, sexist and […]

Survival Guide for Coachella Music and Arts Festival

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is like deja vu all over again, as the late, great Yogi Berra would have said. This year, it begins with a 3-day festival at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California from the 15th to the 17th of April. Then, because it’s always so much fun, it repeats itself the […]

Entertainment Jobs Q&A – Interview Technique Edition

I have to admit, our weekly Entertainment Jobs Q&A column is one of my favorite things to write. I feel I can speak a little more casually, like we are all sitting across from each other sharing ideas over a good meal. Of course, there are thousands of you and only one of me, so […]

Remembering the Best of 2015 Through 506 Viral Videos

End of the year lists and video tributes are the backbone of December television and digital programming, but are also one of the biggest pains to produce and edit. In the above video, director, editor and actor Luc Bergeron strung together 506 viral videos from 2015 into a glorious 21 minute ode to the year […]

The Best Movies of 2015 and the Best Editing All in One

If you were tasked with the assignment of creating a piece of content highlighting the top movies of the year 2015 – how would you do it? The easy answer is the ever popular listicle. The headlines would create themselves – “The Best Movies of 2015 That You’ll Hate Yourself if you Don’t Watch Today” […]

16 Ways to be Just Another Mediocre Job Seeker

You’ve been a job seeker for months, tried various tactics, read industry blogs, had some interviews…but nothing good has happened in some time. Chances are, you’re mediocre. You haven’t made yourself good enough to be hired, but you also aren’t bad enough to be completely ignored. If you are offended by that statement, I’m sorry, […]