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Ready4Air (The Week Ahead) | Brands Looking For Media Buzz | A Producing Mom’s Office Surprise | New Social Media On The Radar

Last week, I wrote about television hiatuses and interviewed a few producers about how they spend their work downtime. For the DMMA team, my television hiatus gives us more time to focus on a few of our upcoming projects, including a


Ready4Air (Film) | Only 5 Nominees For Oscars’ Best Picture? Not The “Best” Idea

By Jackson Murphy Is it time for the Oscars go back to having only five nominees for Best Picture? There are rumors that The Academy is seriously considering doing just that, in the wake of the lowest TV audience in


Ready4Air (Culinary Cues) | A Fun Foodie Holiday: Something On A Stick Day

By Alexis Trass Walker National food days are no big deal, right? There’s a celebration practically every day of the year. You might have celebrated a few like National Ice Cream Day (July 19) or Hamburger Day (May 28). I’m

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Ready4Air (Brands and Bloggers) | #TBT How To Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Ageism

First published on On December 1, 2014 One of my fellow producers was recently asked by a guest on a TV show, “Aren’t you too old to be a producer?” I spoke to a few TV professionals, and they all

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Ready4Air (TV) | 2TVChicks Experience Preemption In TV And Motherhood

By 2TVChicks In television terms, preemption means your regularly-scheduled program is not on when it should be. Sometimes your show is preempted by the president addressing the nation. Other times a national crisis has occurred. No matter what it is,

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Ready4Air (Brands and Bloggers) | Sweat Working: Bonding With A Client Over A Workout

By Elisette Carlson I tend to work in yoga pants and running shorts, and sometimes I even stand over my standing desk in a full-fledged cycling kit. I also build a lot of relationships in workout apparel. I run a

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Editor in Chief at Singapore American Newspaper

Ready4Air (TV) | My Life In Television: Melinda Murphy Finds The Perfect Fit After TV

What’s the biggest job you had in television and what were your job responsibilities?  I was a network correspondent for CBS News assigned to The Early Show. Covering primarily feature stories, I did the pieces that made people laugh or


Ready4Air (TV) | Living In Television Limbo: When A Show Goes On Hiatus

A sudden television hiatus has the entire Arise On Screen team, several other shows, and our New York City office in limbo. During the week of March 9, our show team got the news that we will be on hiatus until


Ready4Air (The Week Ahead) | A Death In The Newsroom | My Life In TV: Realizing A TV Career Is Over | Living Through Hiatus

This weekend, New York viewers were shocked to find out that reporter Lisa Colagrossi, of WABC-TV, died suddenly of a brain hemorrhage hours after covering a story. Colagrossi–a wife and mother of two young boys–became a member of the WABC-TV Eyewitness

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Ready4Air (Film) | “Beauty and the Beast”: Disney’s “Beauty”-ful Casting Choices

By Jackson Murphy Many of 2015’s entertainment headlines continue to revolve around the casting decisions for Disney’s 2017 live-action version of their Oscar-winning 1991 animated classic Beauty and the Beast, which just happens to be my all-time favorite film. So,


Ready4Air (Brands and Bloggers) | #TBT The 4 Necessary Elements of Your Business’ Online Face

First published on On July 18, 2014 You’ve all experienced it: Every once in a while, you Google the name of a business or person and can’t find a website, or nearly as bad, one that barely functions. Whether

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Ready4Air (Social) | Geraldo On Using Social Media To Level The Playing Field

When I caught up with journalist and former talk show host Geraldo Rivera a few weeks ago–right before The Celebrity Apprentice finale–we talked about his first foray into reality television and his love of social media. One of the first

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Ready4Air (TV) | I’m On Deadline: A Reporter’s Plan To Shoot, Write, And Edit For Air

By Lyndsay Christian Any honest one-man band reporter (or, as I like to refer to female MMJs, one-woman show) will tell you that the job is the hardest one you’ll ever have in life. No, seriously. You’re an all-in-one journalist.

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Ready4Air (The Week Ahead) | On A TV Hiatus| A Reporter’s Plan To Meet A Deadline | Geraldo Embraces The Power of Social Media

  Working in television is like riding a roller coaster. You work at incredible speed while juggling multiple things and hold on for the sharp, unexpected turns. Just last weekend, on March 7, our Arise On Screen team was in

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Ready4Air (Culinary Cues) | Bone Broth: America’s Powerful New Superfood

By Ariane Resnick Bone broth is a fairly new health trend, but it is one of humanity’s oldest foods. For as long as we have been cooking meat, we’ve been boiling the bones with water afterward. While there are many