Archive for the ‘OTA Talent News’ Category

Three people stand under an umbrella with another holding Styrofoam above a camera, operating a RED DRAGON camera outside beside the street with a car seen passing in the background, showcasing how investigative journalism requires reporters to be out and about getting their hands dirty.
OTA Talent Web Team - June 17, 20244:30 PM
The world of investigative journalism is constantly evolving. In the digital age, new and industry-leading journalists have access to an unprecedented amount of information, presenting both opportunities and challenges. While traditional shoe-leather reporting remains crucial, investigative journalism is increasingly utilizing data analysis tools and open-source intelligence (OSINT) techniques to uncover hidden truths and expose wrongdoing. Embracing Data Analysis […]
A person in a striped grey shirt, who possibly landed a job with a TV news channel through a fair and inclusive hiring process, adjusts a camera while looking at its screen with two other cameras visible beside him.
OTA Talent Web Team - June 14, 20244:30 PM
The world needs diverse voices in journalism. A fair and inclusive hiring process within TV news channels allows you to tap into a wider talent pool, cultivate a richer news perspective, and, ultimately, create a more engaged audience. However, unconscious bias can creep into the traditional hiring process, hindering efforts to build a truly diverse and […]
Three people in winter jackets and hates stand outdoors by a camera looking into the distance while recording what we hope is unbiased reporting.
OTA Talent Web Team - June 12, 20244:30 PM
The world of broadcast journalism has always thrived on delivering accurate and timely information to the public. However, the rise of social media and a hyper-partisan media environment has created new challenges for journalists striving to present the news fairly and objectively. Unbiased reporting is more important than ever, but navigating a landscape saturated with opinions can […]
OTA Talent Web Team - June 11, 20248:03 AM
USA Talent welcomes Brian Shlonsky as a Broadcast Talent Agent. He brings nearly 15 years of award-winning TV news experience as an anchor and reporter. Shlonsky joins the dominant national agent teams at USA Talent and OTA Talent, collectively known as the largest TV news agencies in America, by agent count. Shlonsky explained, “I have a […]
Mics dangle in front of computer screens while headphones, keyboards, and laptops lie on a white desk.
OTA Talent Web Team - June 10, 20244:30 PM
As far as broadcast journalist staffing needs go, attracting top talent requires going beyond traditional methods. Building a strong online presence is crucial for recruiters to connect with skilled journalists actively seeking new opportunities. By establishing yourself as a thought leader and showcasing your commitment to the field, you can position yourself as the go-to recruiter for […]
A woman in a red skirt suit holds a mic in front of a house beside an orange van reading “BREAKING NEWS,” highlighting how human-interest stories can arise from breaking news as well.
OTA Talent Web Team - June 7, 20244:30 PM
The world of broadcast journalism is driven by facts and figures, but the most impactful stories often go beyond the headlines. Human-interest stories have the power to connect with viewers on an emotional level, leaving a lasting impression and creating a sense of empathy. In a fast-paced news cycle dominated by breaking news and political discourse, […]
Three people sitting at a table with some documents in front of them
OTA Talent Web Team - June 5, 20244:30 PM
In the reporter talent search, finding the perfect candidate requires more than just reviewing resumes in today’s competitive business environment. Interviewing techniques have become crucial in uncovering the true potential and cultural fit of a candidate. Beyond the standard “tell me about yourself” question, skilled recruiters leverage powerful questions to delve deeper and identify the individuals who […]
OTA Talent Web Team - June 3, 20244:30 PM
The world of broadcast journalism is fast-paced, dynamic, and incredibly rewarding. If you’re driven by a passion for storytelling and the desire to inform the public, a career as an on-air journalist could be the perfect fit. But with so much aspiring on-air broadcast talent out there, how do you land that coveted first job? Fear not, […]
OTA Talent Web Team - May 31, 20244:30 PM
When it comes to the reporter talent search, our broadcast journalism staffing agency has noticed a significant transformation. Competition for top talent is fierce, and candidate expectations have shifted in the digital age. Recruiters need to adapt their strategies to not only attract qualified journalists but also showcase their organization as a desirable employer. Let’s see how you […]
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OTA Talent Web Team - May 29, 20244:30 PM
In the era of digital media and social networks, fake news has become a significant challenge for TV news presenters. Misinformation can rapidly go viral, eroding public trust and undermining the credibility of journalists and news organizations. To uphold their responsibility as purveyors of truth, TV news presenters must be vigilant in verifying information and employing strategies […]