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Today we are talking with Jessica Abo who is a highly sought-after media trainer, storytelling coach, award-winning journalist, and best-selling author. Jessica started her public speaking career when she was only 15 years old and has spoken everywhere from TEDx, Facebook, Delta Airlines, Microsoft, WW, and the United Nations to hundreds of nonprofits and schools. Working more than 20+ years as a TV news anchor and reporter, Jessica has appeared on The TODAY Show, Good Morning America, Access Hollywood, CBS, FOX, CNN, CNN Headline News, NY1, and more. Today, she uses her love of storytelling to produce content through her production company. You can watch Jessica's weekly business segments on Entrepreneur.com.
In today’s episode we dive into getting camera ready (specifically how to go from camera shy to camera ready) she gives us tips on how to show up unfiltered and authentically on social media, and we go into a rapid fire on her top pitching do’s and don'ts. Her favorite beverage is triple threat, just like her.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- How Jessica Abo got into the world of journalism and public speaking
- The birth and creation of her book, Unfiltered, How to Be as Happy as Happy as You Look on Social Media
- How to determine your curated content for being on camera
- You’ll hear about her new workshop, How to Go from Camera Shy to Camera Ready
- When and how Jessica, as a member of the media, prefers to have pitches sent to her
- How Jessica left the TV industry and got a book deal
- How as a teenager, she got her own show with anNPR affiliate.
- How to curate the content you show on social media to truly reflect your brand and/or yourself
- How to get more comfortable with getting yourself out there, and becoming more ‘camera ready.’
- How to best prepare for media interviews…
- Her top pitching do’s and dont’s
- And so much more!!
Learn more about Jessica’s latest workshop/summer special: https://jessicaabo.samcart.com/products/confident-on-camera
Where to find her book: Unfiltered How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unfiltered-jessica-abo/1128665978
Entrepreneur.com Contribution: https://www.entrepreneur.com/video/series/jessica-abo
Where to find Jessica’s favorite drink, Lemon Perfect: https://lemonperfect.com/
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