Best TV News Agents for Anchors, Meteorologists and Reporters.
AFTER SEVERAL MONTHS OF NOT TAKING ON NEW CLIENTS, WE HAVE ONCE AGAIN OPENED OUR DOORS!
WE SEEK UNDER-APRECIATED INDIVIDUALS
READY TO MAKE A MOVE!
*the average pay raise for TV news people last year was 2%.
*the average salary increase for those we placed in new jobs was 51%.
DCA TALENT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS:
ANCHORS, REPORTERS, SPORTS TALENT AND METEOROLOGISTS
WE ARE NOT INTERESTED IN PHYSICIANS, ATTORNEYS, OR OTHER SPECIALISTS!
We are TV news agents and talent placement experts. We get better jobs for TV reporters, anchors, meteorologists, sports types and others in TV.
IF YOU HAVE NEVER WORKED IN A TV NEWSROOM, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THIS FORM. WE ARE NOT RIGHT FOR YOU. LOOK ELSEWHERE. THANKS.
DINE WITH DCA (photos)
MOST RECENT CLIENT NEWS & KUDOS!
(NOTE: THIS IS NOT A CLIENT LIST. IT'S SIMPLY RECENT NEWS REGARDING SOME OF OUR CLIENTS.)
STEVE TEELING joins WTNH-TV in New Haven as Staff Meteorologist.
Kudos to RON BURKE, Sports and News Anchor, KOAT-TV, Albuquerque.
JANE MONREAL moves to Early Evening Anchor at WCNC-TV, Charlotte.
Meteorologist MICHELLE MORGAN joins WKMG-TV in Orlando.
Kudos: MARK SPAIN, Main Anchor, WSET-TV, Roanoke-Lynchburg.
Kudos: CHRIS STANFORD, Morning Anchor, WISC-TV, Madison.
GEOFF HARRIS moves to Primary Co-Anchor at WZVN-TV in the Fort Myers-Naples market.
Kudos: JASON DUNNING, Morning Meteorologist, WBBH-TV, Fort Myers.
Kudos to Erik von Ancken, Weekend Anchor, WKMG-TV, Orlando.
Kudos to DAN SCHRACK, Morning Anchor, WHAM-TV, Rochester.
Meteorologist NEVILLE MILLER moves to weekdays at KMBC-TV in Kansas City.
Kudos to SCOTT FISHER, Chief Meteorologist, KTBC-TV, Austin.
MATT JONES joins KSLA-TV in Shreveport as Morning Meteorologist.
GREG POLLAK joins Spectrum News in Albany as Staff Meteorologist.
Kudos to Meteorologist SAMARA COKINOS, weekends, WKMG-TV, Orlando.
Kudos to JUSTIN STAPLETON, Weekend Meteorologist, KPRC-TV, Houston.
Reporter/Anchor SETH KOVAR joins KHWB/KIAH-TV in Houston (from KRIS/KZTV-TV in Corpus Christi).
Kudos to JORY RAND, Weekend Anchor, KABC-TV, Los Angeles.
Reporter/MMJ BRIDGET CHAVEZ moves to KIRO-TV in Seattle (from KPTV-TV, Portland).
DARREN BOTELHO moves to Boston and the NBC / Universal O&O WBTS-TV as Weekend Anchor and Reporter (from WLNE-TV, Providence). Darren was hired by new GM Kirtsen Wolff. Kirsten and Steve Swienckowski were co-workers at KCRA-TV in Sacramento more than thirty years ago.
Kudos to DEVON LUCIE, Afternoon Meteorologist, WDSU-TV, New Orleans.
AMY HOCKERT moves to Evening Anchor at KMSP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Kudos to CHRIS HARRIS, Weekday Sports, WSMV, Nashville.
Kudos to JEFF KOLB, Sports, KDFW, Dallas.
"PATIENCE, GRASSHOPPER . . ."
For those of you too young to remember, that line was made famous by the old TV show "Kung Fu". As the young apprentice (nicknamed "Grasshopper") was learning from his Master, the Master was often heard saying, "Patience, Grasshopper."
We hear this a lot: "What's taking so long? It only took me three weeks to get my last job!"
This time around, the competition will be more fierce. The talent you're up against will be better than the last time around. Also, there won't be as many jobs that you'll be willing to take. The higher the salary level, the fewer jobs.
Three things need to happen before the phone rings for you:
1) there needs to be an opening (and it needs to be in a market desirable to you)
2) they need to be looking for your "type" (gender, age, experience, hair color, build, skills, etc.)
3) they need to like your stuff (makes no difference how good you are, so this last one is totally subjective, NOT objective ).
Those are all things pretty much out of your control, but they are the major hurdles between you and the next job. That said, concentrate on improving things which are within your control: writing, appearance, vocal skills, etc., and try to ignore all the market factors over which you have no control.